DeVonta Smith Fantasy Football Profile – 2021 NFL Top Prospects
DeVonta Smith attended Amite High Magnet School in Amite City, Louisiana. Smith was a five-star prospect by Scout and 247Sports … ranked No. 26 nationally in the Scout 300 and the No. 3 wideout in the nation. Upon completion of his High School career, he committed to the University of Alabama to play college football.
As a true freshman at Alabama in 2017, Smith had eight receptions for 160 yards and three touchdowns. In the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship against Georgia, Smith had the game-winning touchdown reception in overtime. As a sophomore in 2018, he had 42 receptions for 693 yards and six touchdowns. He finished his junior year with 68 receptions for 1,256 yards and 14 touchdowns. Smith announced that he would return to Alabama for his senior season. On November 21, 2020, Smith broke the all-time SEC career record for most receiving touchdowns, with two against Kentucky.
DeVonta Smith was awarded the 2020 Heisman Trophy, becoming the first non-quarterback to bring home the award since RB Derrick Henry in 2015. Entering the National Championship game, Smith had totaled 105 receptions for 1,641 yards and 20 touchdowns. He added an additional touchdown and 265 yards on 12 kick and punt returns. In the 2021 National Championship win over Ohio State, Smith complied 12 receptions 215 yards and three touchdowns before leaving early due to a dislocated finger on his right hand. Smith became the sixth player to win the Heisman as well as the national championship this century.
DeVonta Smith with his incredible athleticism, and the precision of his routes makes him a sure-fire first round pick in the 2021 NFL draft. Over at rookiedraftguide.com we have the DeVonta Smith film for you to watch, you can see what we have seen and watch what our team has been looking at, enabling you to form your own decision on this WR.
The team liked what they saw when putting together the DeVonta Smith Fantasy Football Profile. He grades near the top of this talented rookie WR class. Smith has the versatility to fit in many types of offenses, he is an ideal Z receiver, but also has the versatility to play along the boundary as an X receiver and take advantage of mismatches in the slot.
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