Seahawks QB Geno Smith selected to WVU Hall of Fame Class of 2022

Liz Mathews
Seahawks Wire

Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith might not be crowned Seattle’s starter just yet but he is the recipient of a very high honor from his alma mater, West Virginia University. Smith is among eight alumni to be selected for WVU’s Hall of Fame Class of 2022.

The members will be officially inducted on Saturday, Sept. 17 ahead of the West Virginia-Towson football game.

“Geno Smith set 33 Mountaineer game, season, class and career records as a quarterback from 2009-12,” the press release reads. “As a senior, the Miramar, Florida, native was a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award and the Maxwell Award. Smith was named to the All-Big 12 Conference Second Team.”

Smith first signed with Seattle in 2019, where he backed up Russell Wilson for three seasons. He’ll have a shot for the starting job this year if he’s able to beat out teammate Drew Lock this summer.

The Seahawks training camp kicks off next week when the competition begins.