DeVonta Smith

by John Max 22 Feb,2021
DeVonta Smith
Body Stats
Weight 79 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name DeVonta Smith
  • Birth Place Amite City, Louisiana
  • Famous Name DeVonta Smith
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession American Football Player
  • University attended University of Alabama
  • School attended Amite High Magnet School
  • Currently Married Unmarried

2× CFP National Champion, DeVonta Smith is an American football wide receiver who played for the Alabama Crimson Tide. He won the 2020 Heisman Trophy, which is the college football's highest honor, and the last receiver to win the award was Desmond Howard in 1991 (Michigan). He is a good prospect to be drafted in the 2021 NFL draft. 

Amite City, Louisiana native, DeVonta Smith was born on 14th November 1998, under the star sign Scorpio. The twenty-two years holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. Further, he stands 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) tall and weighs 79 kg.

2021 NFL Draft Prospect

DeVonta Smith has been discussed as a potential top-five pick who could be the first receiver selected in the 2021 NFL draft. He is predicted to pick by Minnesota at No.14. The Vikings have spaces to load on defense, but they could give Kirk Cousins a heck of a trio by combining Smith to a receiving team that already includes Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen

Relationship Status: Single

DeVonta Smith has successfully hidden his personal life from the media. There is less to no information about his relationship or girlfriend. Pretty famous on Instagram with 360k followers, almost all posts in the account are from football. 

Seems like Alabama Crimson Tide's wide receiver seems to be much focused on his career rather than anything else. He is possibly single. 

High School & College Career

A graduate of Amite High Magnet School, Smith committed to the University of Alabama to play college football. In his true freshman season at Alabama, Smith recorded eight receptions for 160 yards and three touchdowns in 2017.

The following season, he had the game-winning touchdown reception in overtime to give Alabama the 26–23 victory in the 2018 Football Playoff National Championship against Georgia. He finished that season with 42 receptions for 693 yards and six touchdowns.

In his junior season, he had 68 receptions for 1,256 yards and 14 touchdowns. On November 21, 2020, Smith broke the all-time SEC career record for most receiving touchdowns, with two against Kentucky. What's more, he became the first wide receiver to win the AP Player of the Year award since its inception in 1998.

Further, he won the 2020 Heisman Trophy over the finalist Kyle Trask, Trevor Lawrence, and teammate Mac Jones. While playing for Alabama, Smith set eight out of nine school receiving records. Also, he played in the 2021 Senior Bowl on 30th January 2021.

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