Geno Smith Gets Huge 3 Year Contract
MORGANTOWN, WV—-Apparently years of patience as an NFL backup quarterback has paid dividends for former WVU quarterback Geno Smith. Aftler leading the Seahawks to the playoffs , Seattle reportedly inked Smith to a three year, $105 million contract.
Smith’s contract is for three years with 75 million in salary and 30 million in incentives. Seahawk head coach Pete Carroll said the deal was “heavily structured.” He said Smith is ” gambling a little bit on himself.” Carroll added that the deal was a positive one for the team. Carroll was asked by reporters if the team could win the Super Bowl and he said “heck yeah.”
Smith led the Seahawks to a first round playoff spot and finished 9-8 when the team was predicted to only win four games in 2022. Coming off the bench and starting, Smith threw for 4,282 yards, 30 touchdowns and only 11 interceptions for a 100.9 rating.
Congratulations Geno from Mountaineer nation. We couldn’t be more proud of how you have represented WVU in the NFL.