Geno Smith

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Name: Geno Smith ( Eugene Cyril Smith III )
Born: October 10, 1990
Age: 32 years old
Birthplace: Georgia, USA
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inches
Occupation: football player
Relationship Status: in a civil marriage
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  • Horoscope: Libra
  • Net worth: $3 000 000
  • Ethnicity: black
  • Nationality: American
  • Fathers name: Geno Smith Jr.
  • Mothers name: Tracey Sellers
  • Education: Miramar High School; West Virginia University
  • Weight: 100.0
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Black
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    Geno Smith: biography

    Eugene Cyril "Geno" Smith III, who was born on the 10th of October, 1990, and who is simply known as Geno Smith, is a popular American football quarterback. Currently, he is playing for the Seattle Seahawks (NFL) under the number 7. He is of American nationality and African-American ethnicity.

    Childhood and youth

    The future football star was born in Lakemont, a city that is located in Georgia. His dad's name is Eugene Smith Jr., and his mom's name is Tracey Seller. He started playing football in early childhood because his relatives were also football players. Eugene got his nickname, "Geno," after his grandfather, who was known in his family as Big Geno.

    He studied at Miramar High School in Florida, and then attended college in West Virginia, where Eugene started playing football professionally.

    Football career

    From 2009 through 2012, Eugene played football for the West Virginia Mountaineers at West Virginia University. While attending West Virginia, he majored in English. Then he started taking up professional football.

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    The New York Jets

    On August 9, 2013, Eugene made his professional debut. He faced off there against several teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Detroit Lions, and more. He finished his debut season with 3,046 yards, 12 touchdowns, and 21 interceptions.

    New York Giants

    Eugene signed a contract with the New York Giants on March 28, 2017. He replaced Eli Manning late in the fourth quarter of Week 9 against the Los Angeles Rams on November 5, 2017. Eugene completed just two passes, as the Giants fell short (17-51).

    Los Angeles Chargers

    He agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Chargers on April 1, 2018. Eugene made his Chargers debut in Week 6, catching one ball for eight yards as the Chargers defeated the Cleveland Browns 38-14. He played in five relief roles overall throughout the 2018 season.

    Seattle Seahawks

    On May 15, 2019, Eugene committed to the Seattle Seahawks. He and Paxton Lynch battled it out to be Russell Wilson's backup. Along with Lynch, he was dismissed on August 31, 2019, but the following day he was re-signed, securing the backup position. During his first year with the squad, Eugene did not participate in any games. On April 19, 2022, the Seahawks re-signed Smith, but the NFL disallowed his new deal the next day after carrying out the required review.

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    Personal life

    Eugene is a very religious man who has a strong belief in the Christian faith. He often shares his thoughts and personal life details on social media, especially on Twitter. By the way, his net worth is about 4 million dollars. Now he lives in New Jersey and drives a Ram 1500. He has been in a long-time relationship with Kristen Stubbs since 2012. The couple even welcomed a child, Seven Santana Smith. When he is not playing football, Eugene prefers doing ordinary stuff like playing video games, spending time with family, and traveling.

    Achievements

    • All-Big East Conference Second-team (2010)
    • All-Big East Conference First-team (2011)
    • The Big East Offensive Player of the Week (4 times in total)
    • 2012 Orange Bowl Most Valuable Player
    • Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (3 times in total)
    • National Offensive Player of the Week (for the week ending September 3, 2012; for the week ending September 29, 2012) (two times in total)

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