Alex Smith’s Fantasy Football Value

June 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Alex Smith was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2005 NFL Draft. 
He had a great college career at the University of Utah, and high expectations were placed upon him to become a successful NFL quarterback, but his poor performances over his first several years resulted in many NFL and fantasy football analysts to declare him as a bust. 
Smith never gave up, however, and he began to resurrect his career over the second half of the 2009 season. 
He is now entering the 2010 season as the clear-cut starter for the team, and there is reason for optimism that he may indeed become a quality quarterback in the NFL.
Looking at Smith’s statistics over his first three years, it seemed difficult to believe he could ever become a solid quarterback. 
In 32 games he averaged a paltry 146.2 passing yards per game, and threw just 19 touchdowns compared to 31 interceptions.  He never seemed in control of t...

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