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St. Pius DB Geno Smith is candidate for Mr. Georgia Football for 2011
November 3rd, 2010


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By Michael Carvell, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Barring an unforeseen set of circumstances, Carver-Columbus tailback Isaiah Crowell will likely wrap up Mr. Georgia Football honors for this year, along with several national awards. He is — pure simply — nothing short of greatness. Really, the only thing that will stop Mr. Crowell’s ascension is a serious injury or his team’s early exit from the state playoffs.

I hope Mr. Crowell has a lot of space somewhere in his home because a lot of awards project to fall his way.

What about the state’s No. 1 junior? I’m really liking St. Pius cornerback Geno Smith, who has about 10 major-college offers, including Georgia Tech, UGA and Florida. (Note: Auburn, the first school to offer, appears to be the favorite).

The 5-foot-11, 170-pound Smith was matched up this past week against Booker T. Smith WR Zack Witchett (committed to UGA) and had one interception, along with 5 tackles and 2 pass breakups.

While Smith is set on playing defense in college, he helps out St. Pius on offense in high school. Against a speedy Washington defense, Smith had 11 carries for 150 yards and 2 touchdowns

Read more at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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