a player to watch
Geno Smith steps in at quarterback to
Jarrett Brown. Smith, a sophomore, appeared in five games last season as Brown’s backup. Smith completed 32 of 49 passes (65.3 percent) with one touchdown and an interception as a first-year freshman. He completed 15 of 21 for 147 yards and a touchdown during a 24-7 victory against Marshall after Brown left the game with a concussion. Smith completed 8 of 15 during a 33-21 loss to Florida State in the Gator Bowl.