In the process, the Miramar, Fla., native moved into second place on the Mountaineers' all-time career passing yardage rankings. Smith now trails only Marc Bulger on that list.
Smith has three of the top five passing performances in terms of yardage in program history -- and all three of those have come this season.
TELECONFERENCE HAS TECHNICAL PROBLEM:
Though reporters were trying to ask questions to Dana Holgorsen on Monday morning's Big East coaches' teleconference, a technical issue prevented those questions from entering the queue.
However, the WVU head coach did offer a statement on the loss to Louisville and his expectations for Saturday's game against Cincinnati at Paul Brown Stadium.
"Hard fought game here last week with Louisville. Give Louisville credit: they came in here and had a little more in their tank than we did," Holgorsen said. "Back-and-forth game, close game. You can come down to pointing the finger at our field goal team if you want to, which, there's about a 13-point swing in two of our field goal teams. But offensively, defensively and special-teams wise, we could have overcame that if we had played a little better on each of those sides of the ball.
"Back to work, [we've] got Cincinnati this week, [which is] playing well and playing with the thing that I think is the most important thing in football, which is just playing with some energy and playing with some excitement and playing with some effort. They do a good job of that, and we need to be able to match that."