January 22, 2011

16 offers and counting for Smith

Asked what he wanted to work on most during the offseason, Atlanta (Ga.) St. Pius X School junior cornerback Geno Smith didn't need much time to ponder the question.

"Personally, I need to get stronger in the weightroom, mostly upper body," he said. "So when I face bigger, stronger, more physical receivers I'll be able to hold my own better."

So far, holding his own hasn't been much of a problem.

Last season, the 6-foot, 165-pound Smith recorded 47 tackles, eight interceptions and 14 pass breakups. And he did this despite also playing tailback for the first time during his prep career.

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