Geno Smith: Unanimous Heisman Watch No. 1

Even for a Big 12 game, what West Virginia and Baylor did was crazy. Then Tennessee and Georgia showed that the Southeastern Conference isn't all about defense.

The Mountaineers (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) needed every one of quarterback Geno Smith's eight touchdown passes in last week's 70-63 win over Baylor that left its defense looking as bad as its offense looked spectacular. "It was terrible,'' West Virginia safety

West Virginia defeated Baylor in an offensive slugfest that featured a combined 126 points and nearly 1500 total yards.

However, with the emergence of WVU's Geno Smith as the nation's pre-eminent player this fall, it bears a closer look at the program in general. Indeed, has it been that barren at the game's key position, or has the nation's awareness just been lost in

Geno Smith put on a heck of a show Saturday against the Baylor Bears. While that might nab Geno a Heisman—as it seemed to crown him Saturday if you were following most folks' conversation—it won't get him the crystal football. That trophy is won by