Alex Smith
QB | (6'4", 217, 4.75) | Utah

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Selected by: San Francisco 49ers
Round: 1
Pick (Overall): 1(1)
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(QB) Alex Smith - Utah
(QB) Alex Smith - Utah
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Overall: Nephew of Michigan State head coach John L. Smith. Alex attempted only five passes as a freshman reserve QB in 2002. He took over the starting job three games into his sophomore season vs. Cal in 2003 and wound up completing 65-percent of his passes for 2,247 yards with 15 touchdowns compared to just three interceptions. He also rushed for 452 yards in 2003. As a junior in 2004, Smith started all 12 games, went undefeated as a starter and led the Utes to a Fiesta Bowl win over Pittsburgh. Prior to declaring himself available for the 2005 NFL draft, Smith completed 66.1-percent of his passes for 2,624 yards with 28 TD's and four INT's, while also rushing for another 563 yards and 10 TD's. Smith could have used another year at the collegiate level in order to bulk up and improve his overall strength, but his decision makes ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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