They didn't have him making it past the 9th pick in their MOCK DRAFTS, which is not the same as where they thought he SHOULD go based on his abilities.
Here is what Mayock said when he predicted that Cleveland would take him at #6:
When I look at Geno, I see a kid who's got everything you want to see in a franchise quarterback, but there's just too much bad tape. I would not take him this early; I would go for an edge or a corner. However, I really think Joe Banner might pull the trigger on the quarterback from West Virginia.
WHat would they say if he was blond haired and blue eyed ? The same damned things.