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CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Turns out, Geno Smith was a leader at West Virginia.
At least, that's what his former head coach Dana Holgorsen is saying now.
According to Bruce Feldman of CBS, Holgorsen was incredulous to hear media reports that said Smith’s leadership had been knocked.
“Geno was one of the only real leaders we had on the team in 2012,” said Holgorsen, adding that...Read more »
CORTLAND – Rex Ryan defended rookie quarterback Geno Smith, delivering a well-timed one-liner as only he could.
When told Smith’s former West Virginia teammates had recently lamented that a lack of leadership led the Mountaineers to a 7-6 record in 2012, Ryan said: “It tells me I’m glad my kid never went there. Tell you that much.
“I don’t get that,” added the coach, whose youngest son,...Read more »
CORTLAND – Geno Smith’s current teammates have raved about his pocket presence and his poise under pressure. They’ve also taken note of how the Jets rookie quarterback has handled himself in the media and in the huddle.
But it seems Smith’s former college teammates share a different perspective.
Though current West Virginia players didn’t name Smith – or Rams rookies Tavon Austin and...Read more »