Geno Smith, displaying great accuracy, completed 23 of his 28 attempts for 352 yards and one touchdown as WVU moved to 9-3 on the season. The yardage total was th3 highest since Marc Bulger threw for 419 yards in the 1998 Insight Bowl against Missouri, and the eighth-highest in Mountaineer history.
Smith was calm and cool against Rutgers' blitzing schemes, and was also a factor as a runner in the second half. He finished wth 11 carries for 57 yards, giving him responsibility for 409 yards of offense on the afternoon.
In this interview, Smith discusses WVU's bounceback from a 1-2 league start.