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Geno Smith
Geno Smith
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Geno Smith

QB

Date of birth
Oct 12, 1990
College
West Virginia
Height
6-3
Weight
221 Lbs

Bio

Geno Smith is entering his second season with the New York Jets after starting all 16 games as a rookie and leading the team to an 8-8 record. Smith, at 6-foot-3, 218 lbs., had an up-and-down first season, throwing for 12 touchdowns against 21 interceptions. He was voted the worst starting quarterback in the NFL in a recent ESPN survey.

Early Years & College

Smith was born in Miami, Fla., on Oct. 10, 1990. He attended Miramar High where he threw for 3,089 yards and 32 touchdowns, while rushing for more than 300 yards. Smith finished as the third-best passer in Broward County history. After graduating, Smith went to West Virginia University where he was a three-year starter and played in 26 straight games. Smith, MVP of the 2012 Orange Bowl, finished with 11,662 passing yards and 98 touchdowns, including 42 in his senior season.

New York Jets

The Jets selected Smith in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft (39th overall). Smith entered training camp vying for the starting quarterback job with Mark Sanchez, but an injury to Sanchez paved the way for Smith to take the job on Sept. 4, 2013. In his first pro start, Smith went 24-of-38 for 256 yards in an 18-17 win. For the year, he threw for 3,046 yards while rushing for 366 more yards. Smith was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week and Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week after chucking three touchdowns and leading a comeback win against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football. He is listed No. 1 on the Jets’ quarterback depth chart entering 2014.  

Statistics

Stats CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT LONG 20+ 40+ RZ ATT SK RTG YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 247 443 55.8 3046 6.9 12 21 69 24 4 46 43 66.5 190.38

Game Log

Date Opponent Result CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SK RTG ATT YDS TD
12-28-2014 @ Miami Dolphins Miami Dolphins 24-37 20 25 80.0 358 14.3 3 0 1 158.3 5 18 0
12-21-2014 @ New England Patriots New England Patriots 16-17 17 27 63.0 210 7.8 1 1 2 83.9 3 9 0
12-14-2014 @ Tennessee Titans Tennessee Titans 11-16 16 28 57.1 179 6.4 1 0 3 88.2 4 16 0
12-7-2014 @ Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings 30-24 OT 18 29 62.1 254 8.8 1 1 3 87.4 6 33 0
12-1-2014 @ Miami Dolphins Miami Dolphins 13-16 7 13 53.8 65 5.0 0 1 2 35.7 4 19 0

News

Geno Smith: Reclaims Starting QB Role

by Football News

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan announced Wednesday that Geno Smith will be the starting quarterback in Week 13 against the Miami Dolphins, according to the team's official website... Read more

Geno Smith: (Shoulder) Resumes Throwing Thursday

by Football News

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith resumed throwing Thursday after suffering a shoulder injury last Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, according to the Newark Star-Ledger... Read more