CHIEFS - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) U. of Utah to award honorary doctorate to Chiefs QB Alex Smith <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">U. of Utah to award honorary doctorate to Chiefs QB Alex Smith</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T12:07:22.078-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 12:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was a dedicated student at the U., earning a bachelor’s in economics in two years and graduating with a 3.74 GPA. Were he not a No. 1 draft pick, Smith might very well have earned an advanced degree. Now, he’ll have one anyway. Sort of. The school’s Board of Trustees announced Tuesday that Smith, slated to deliver the U.’s commencement address on May 1, will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. Smith went 21-1 as a starter at the U., culminat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:07:22 MDT