Originally Posted by FearLanier
"A visionary, he was called. After taking an intelligence test, he was labeled gifted. If his mother wished, Smith could have skipped a grade. She decided against it, preferring he mature with his peers — a notion that did not go as planned, considering Smith often grew bored after finishing his schoolwork faster than most of his classmates.
“His visions of things have always been beyond his years,” Tracey Sellers said of her son, who is now West Virginia’s quarterback and a serious Heisman Trophy contender for the ninth-ranked Mountaineers (3-0), who host No. 25 Baylor (3-0) on Saturday."
So what? Because his Mom "wished he could skip a grade." And his visions beyond his years? What does that even mean? How does that make him better than Cam Newton?
Ryan Fitzpatrick is a genius and scored the highest ever on the wonderlic. That doesn't make him a football genius.