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Yahoo Sports: West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith delivers an early Heisman statement

To appreciate how good West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith was in Saturday's 69-34 dismantling of in-state rival Marshall, consider this stat for a moment: Smith's four touchdown throws matched his number of incomplete passes for the game. By the time he exited early in the fourth quarter after West Virginia's ninth touchdown of the game, Smith had completed a video game-like 32 of 36 passes for 323 yards and four touchdowns. He also added a 28-yard third-quarter rushing touchdown, the maraschino cherry on top of a performance that should solidify him as an early Heisman contender. The scoring barrage from ...

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