Can the 49ers Count On Alex Smith?

September 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Coming out of the University of Utah in 2005, Alex Smith was a quarterback destined for supposed greatness.
He was a quarterback that lost only one game as a starter in college, finished fourth in the Heisman voting (USC's Matt Leinart won) and graduated from college with a 3.74 GPA, mind you a football player graduating from his university before entering the draft is nearly unheard of today. 
Of course, Smith was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers, thrown into the pro game way too early, suffered greatly, was benched, got injured and is now currently trying to work himself back into this country's spotlight. 
This season, Smith is the starter in San Francisco and has been given one of the better opportunities in football.
The 49ers play in currently the worst division in football. Seattle and St. Louis are rebuilding projects, and their only competition, Arizona, is having major major problems at quarterback, going from Kurt Warner to a mash ...

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