Alabama’s DeVonta Smith wasn’t simply the most efficient vast receiver in faculty soccer in 2020, he used to be known as the most efficient total participant within the recreation as smartly.
Smith used to be commemorated because the winner of the Heisman Trophy on Tuesday night time. He changed into the primary vast receiver in 29 years to take house the award.
Smith, a senior, is best the fourth wideout to win the Heisman. He joins Michigan’s Desmond Howard in 1991, Notre Dame’s Tim Brown in 1987, and Nebraska’s Johnny Rodgers in 1972.
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Smith additionally changed into the 3rd participant from Alabama to win the celebrated award. Red Tide operating backs Mark Ingram (2009) and Derrick Henry (2015) have been additionally recipients of the award.
Heading into No. 1 Alabama’s showdown with No. three Ohio State within the Faculty Soccer Playoff name sport, Smith has 105 catches for 1,641 receiving yards and 22 overall touchdowns.
Smith has been a key piece for the Red Tide (12-Zero) and he put forth a forged effort in a large 31-14 win over Notre Dame within the Faculty Soccer Playoff semifinals. Smith hauled in seven receptions for 130 yards and 3 ratings within the win.
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Smith completed with 447 first-place votes and 1,856 issues to overcome out Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence (222, 1,187), Alabama teammate Mac Jones (138, 1,130), and Florida’s Kyle Trask (61, 737).