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Geno Smith thought he should have been No. 1 pick in NFL draft, fires agents after draft


 Geno Smith thought he should have been No. 1 pick in NFL draft, fires agents after draft
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Four days after Geno Smith slid out of the first round of the draft, the former West Virginia quarterback fired his agents due to his displeasure over his draft position, according to sources.

The Daily News has learned that Smith thought that he would and should be the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. Sources told the News that Smith’s agents from Select Sports Group gave him no a$surance of his draft position.

The Jets drafted Smith, who was atop Gang Green’s quarterback rankings, with the eighth pick in the second round (39th overall), which didn’t sit well with him. Smith can’t hire another agent for five days.

Despite Smith’s draft position, new general manager John Idzik made it clear that he still believes the rookie will be under the microscope.

“If you’re a first-round quarterback — first-round any position – the spotlight is a little bit brighter,” Idzik said on ESPN radio’s Mike & Mike show on Tuesday morning. “Him coming in as a second rounder, perhaps it’s a little dim, but being that he’s in the New York market, he’s at a high profile position, I think he’s going to be center stage regardless.”



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58 comments for "Geno Smith thought he should have been No. 1 pick in NFL draft, fires agents after draft"


 04-30-2013, 12:13 PMaway - #2
INFAMOUS 13 heat pts13

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that boy good
 04-30-2013, 12:15 PMaway - #3
Cheeze 484 heat pts484

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Geno Smith thought he would be a top-10 draft pick, maybe even first overall. Instead, he went in the second round.
 04-30-2013, 12:16 PMaway - #4
U.B.HiRM 31 heat pts31

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lmao this guy is gonna be jank like a mugg
 04-30-2013, 12:18 PMaway - #5
Braz 80 heat pts80

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The next
 04-30-2013, 12:19 PMaway - #6
GodsFavorite 62 heat pts62

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Manish mehta has become bad about making up #### and attributing it to sources. No proof of why he fired his agents
 04-30-2013, 12:22 PMonline - #7
Blah 17 heat pts17

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Geno > Mark Alejandro Sanchez
 04-30-2013, 12:27 PMaway - #8
Blkboipurp 

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I like the attitude
 04-30-2013, 12:28 PMaway - #9
VerbalAssassin 94 heat pts94

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Sources told the News that Smith’s agents from Select Sports Group gave him no a$surance of his draft position.
That's his stupid a$s fault. ni##a should have declared after the Baylor game
 04-30-2013, 12:42 PMaway - #10
d3athb4dishonor 5 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Blah
Geno > Mark Alejandro Sanchez
Is his initials really Mas?
 04-30-2013, 12:46 PMaway - #11
ThaReapa420 39 heat pts39

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Such a stupid childish move...its not your agents' fault you didn't go 1st round...its yours ni##a
 04-30-2013, 12:53 PMonline - #12
Blah 17 heat pts17

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Originally Posted by d3athb4dishonor
Is his initials really Mas?
Mark Travis John Sanchez
 04-30-2013, 12:53 PMaway - #13
Michael 1987 636 heat pts636

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Already lost respect for this dude for him thinking it all ALL his agents fault.

Can't wait till this ni##a gets injured now.
 04-30-2013, 12:54 PMaway - #14
OG Killa 142 heat pts142

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The ni##a fired his agents After the draft holy ####


ni##a aint givin nobody a piece of that check but uncle sam, good ####
 04-30-2013, 12:59 PMaway - #15
YoungRay20 160 heat pts160

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Lol Geno my ni##a though.
 04-30-2013, 01:21 PMaway - #16
ttime236 34 heat pts34

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Kid reacted poorly to this by firing his agent, the reason he slipped was because of his game. He was not #1 pick material at any point imo
 04-30-2013, 01:22 PMaway - #17
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#### you wasnt with me stinking up the field!!!


 04-30-2013, 01:29 PMaway - #18
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Originally Posted by GodsFavorite
Manish mehta has become bad about making up #### and attributing it to sources. No proof of why he fired his agents
I really can't stand him. When it comes to the Jets he always tries to pull something out of his a$s but if its the Giants which is who he really covers. He acts like their diarrhea is gold
 04-30-2013, 01:50 PMaway - #19
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Originally Posted by ALLEEK
The ni##a fired his agents After the draft holy ####


ni##a aint givin nobody a piece of that check but uncle sam, good ####
What check are you referring to? The one his new agent will be negotiating?
 04-30-2013, 01:54 PMaway - #20
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I thought it was a racist comparison at first but



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