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Is WVU's Geno Smith A Possible No. 1 Draft Choice For The Kansas City Chiefs?

We'll find out soon.

In many recent mock drafts, West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith is projected as the top quarterback to be selected for the 2013 NFL Draft. So, what team is looking for the senior out of Miramar, Fla? Well, it appears the Kansas City Chiefs are looking for a quarterback. While this year's class does not feature the likes of an Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III, Smith is one of the top quarterbacks who scouts feel can make some noise at the next level.

When looking at Smith, he was the favorite for the coveted Heisman Trophy Award up until WVU's defensive debacle that caused five straight losses and a disappointing 7-6 (4-5 Big 12) record. Statistically, the Mountaineers' leader had a great year -- throwing for 42 touchdowns, just six interceptions, 4,201 yards passing and a completion percentage of over 71 percent. Comparing Smith to some of other top projected quarterbacks such as Tyler Wilson and Matt Barkley, Smith was right there with the best of them. Barkley threw for 36 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in his senior campaign. Wilson, the quarterback out of Arkansas, threw for 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. His completion percentage was a little over 62 percent, and the senior threw for 3,387 yards.

Smith still needs to work on reacting to blitz-happy defenses and tough weather conditions, but he is extremely athletic and great with the deep ball. Could West Virginia have its first No. 1 overall pick?