Devonta Smith RUMORS & NEWS

Devonta Smith

Position Wide Receiver
Height 6'1"
Weight 175 lbs
Birthplace Amite, Louisiana
Current Team Alabama
  • Kyle Lowry’s bold two-word reaction on Eagles’ NFL Draft haul

    Clutch Points "Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry is pretty pleased with the Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to move up in the 2021 NFL Draft to select DeVonta Smith 10th overall in the first round. In a series of tweets on Thursday, The Athletic’s Blake Murphy..." April 30

  • Eagles trade with Cowboys to take WR DeVonta Smith at No. 10

    Yahoo! Sports "Two NFC East rivals struck a rare deal on Thursday night. The Philadelphia Eagles struck up a trade with the Dallas Cowboys to take their No. 10 overall pick in the NFL draft, which they used to take Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith. In exchange, the..." April 29

  • DeVonta Smith says 'it would be great' to be reunited with Jalen Hurts

    CBS Sports "As DeVonta Smith prepares for the most exciting day of his young life, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner has been preparing for potential teams that actually will draft him in the first round Thursday night. While Smith isn't sure what team will pick him, the SEC record-holder appears to..." April 29

  • DeVonta Smith plans to wear No. 6 in NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Veteran players will have a hard time changing numbers to take advantage of last week’s dramatic expansion of the jersey system. For incoming rookies, there’s no stockpile of jerseys in a current number that would need to be purchased by the player to facilitate a..." April 28

  • 2021 NFL Draft first-round locks: A look at 27 prospects sure to hear their names called on Day 1

    CBS Sports "The consensus among teams I have chatted with is that there are around 16 players who are definitely worthy of a first-round grade in this draft. As we all know, 32 will be selected Thursday night. The exact list of those 15-17 players varies by the team, in order and constitution,..." April 28

  • NFL Draft prospects 2021: The top 10 wide receivers, ranked from Ja'Marr Chase to Elijah Moore

    Sporting News "Rookie wide receivers seem to be making bigger impacts in the NFL, and that trend should continue with the talented crop of WR prospects in the 2021 NFL Draft. What makes this year's top receivers so intriguing is several either didn't play (Ja'Marr Chase) or played..." April 28

  • Devonta Smith has strong response to concerns about his weight

    NFL.com "DeVonta Smith won the Heisman Trophy, put up 1,856 yards receiving with 23 TDs, and torched Ohio State in the College Football Playoff National Championship to the tune of 215 yards and three TDs. Despite the prolific resume, all seemingly anyone wants to talk about regarding the..." April 27

  • Eagles hint they won't listen to this criticism when evaluating DeVonta Smith

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "  During the Eagles’ pre-draft availability earlier this week, Howie Roseman was asked about a receiver who might be an outlier when it comes to height or weight. The Eagles’ general manager said the Eagles’ won’t “discriminate based on any of those..." April 26

  • Isaac Bruce: Size won't stop DeVonta Smith from achieving NFL greatness

    USA Today "Where will DeVonta Smith play next? It's one of the more intriguing questions awaiting an answer as the 2021 NFL draft draws closer. The Heisman Trophy-winning Alabama star's Q-Rating seemed to peak as he was blistering Ohio State's defense in January during..." April 25

  • Dolphins don’t appear concerned with DeVonta Smith’s size

    Yahoo! Sports "Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa played with receivers DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle at Alabama. Both receivers could be in play for the Dolphins at No. 6 overall. Neither Smith nor Waddle is the prototype for the position, and Dolphins General Manager Chris..." April 22

  • Will DeVonta Smith’s 166-pound weigh-in turn teams off?

    The Athletic "Anyone who has watched film of Alabama WR DeVonta Smith over the past four years knows he’s a thin receiver. How thin? One report says less than 170 pounds. Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer reported Wednesday that, per sources, Smith measured..." April 22

  • DeVonta Smith measured 6 feet, 166 pounds at Indianapolis medical check

    Pro Football Talk "At Alabama, wide receiver DeVonta Smith was listed at 6-foot-1 and 175 pounds. At the school’s Pro Day, Smith declined to be measured or weighed, but said his weight was 170. It turns out he’s a little smaller than that. Albert Breer of SI.com reports that Smith was..." April 21

  • Dolphins Open To Drafting DeVonta Smith, Jaylen Waddle?

    Pro Football Rumors "A report earlier this offseason indicated the Dolphins wanted to add a boundary wide receiver and a slot target. The team checked off the first of those boxes by signing Will Fuller and may be preparing to finish this mission in Round 1. Rumblings of another..." April 21

  • DeVonta Smith laughs off those who question his size

    Yahoo! Sports "When the first round of the 2021 draft gets underway in under two weeks, wide receiver DeVonta Smith likely won’t have to wait long to hear his name called. The Heisman Trophy winner is widely projected to be a top 10 pick after catching 117 passes for 1,856 yards with 23..." April 16

  • Alabama’s Devonta Smith, Najee Harris Pass Medical Checks

    Bleacher Report "Two of Alabama's top prospects in the 2021 NFL draft reportedly received positive news during a recent medical evaluation.  Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Najee Harris' ankle that he twisted in the College Football Playoff Championship Game "checked..." April 14

  • 2021 NFL Draft: Ideal fits for top 5 wide receivers

    Sportsnaut "While quarterbacks have been the talk of the 2021 NFL Draft, one can easily conclude that the wide receiver position is just as stacked. Projections conclude that at least four pass-catchers at this position will go in Round 1. The group is headed by record-breaking former LSU..." April 13

  • DeVonta Smith may run some routes at Alabama Pro Day

    The Spun "Alabama is holding its Pro Day today, with quarterback Mac Jones being the main attraction. We’re not certain if wide receiver DeVonta Smith will be joining him. This morning, NFL Network’s James Palmer first reported that Smith and fellow wideout..." March 30

  • DeVonta Smith, Jaylen Waddle won’t work out at Alabama’s Pro Day

    OutKick "Alabama’s Pro Day is set to happen on Tuesday. With all the top prospects coming out of Tuscaloosa, that would normally make for an exciting event. But it’s lost a little bit of its luster with news that came up on Tuesday morning. James Palmer with the NFL Network is..." March 30

  • Heisman winner DeVonta Smith reveals he weighs 170 pounds, won't participate in Alabama pro day

    NFL.com "Alabama receiver DeVonta Smith answered one of the biggest scouting questions surrounding Alabama's pro day, scheduled for Tuesday, without even stepping on the field. Smith revealed his weight Monday -- 170 pounds -- per BamaOnLine.com, and said he will not participate in..." March 22

  • Tua Tagovailoa: DeVonta Smith won’t have to change much to succeed in NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Getty Images Wide receivers are expected to be on the Dolphins’ offseason shopping list and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa can give scouting reports on a couple of the options. Tagovailoa played with DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle at Alabama and Smith..." February 26

  • DeVonta Smith Reportedly Had Clear Pick Between Mac Jones, Tua Tagovailoa

    The Spun "DeVonta Smith played with some great quarterbacks at the University of Alabama. The 2020 Heisman Trophy winner caught passes from Jalen Hurts, Tua Tagovailoa and Mac Jones, among others, during his time with the Crimson Tide. Hurts and Tagovailoa are one year into their NFL..." February 22

  • DeVonta Smith: I can’t control what people think of my size

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver DeVonta Smith won the Heisman Trophy while putting up eye-popping numbers at Alabama, but his on-field production hasn’t been the only talking point about his professional prospects. Smith’s size has become part of the conversation. He was listed at..." February 04

  • DeVonta Smith on Tua Tagovailoa: We’ve talked about running it back

    Yahoo! Sports "Eat your hearts out, Miami Dolphins fans. Dolphins fans everywhere have been eagerly chomping at the bit to see the team make investments into the team’s wide receiver room that would include the 2020 Heisman Trophy winner, Alabama’s DeVonta Smith. This wouldn’t just be any..." January 26

  • Devonta Smith declines to be weighed and measured at the Senior Bowl

    247 Sports "Heisman winner and University of Alabama record-setting wide receiver DeVonta Smith did not participate in routine height and weight measurements at the Senior Bowl on Tuesday, instead choosing to wow evaluators with his hand (9 3/8 inches), arm (31 1/2) and wingspan (78 1/2)..." January 26

  • Brett Favre Says He'd Draft DeVonta Smith Over Trevor Lawrence

    TMZ "Urban Meyer, listen up ... Brett Favre tells TMZ Sports the Jaguars should NOT draft Trevor Lawrence #1 overall -- and instead, take DeVonta Smith!! "I don't know if Jacksonville, in my opinion, I don't know if quarterback is their..." January 24

  • Quinnen Williams Says Jets Should Pass On QB In Draft, Take Devonta Smith!

    TMZ "Forget Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields ... Jets star Quinnen Williams tells TMZ Sports his squad should PASS on a QB in April's NFL draft -- and take Devonta Smith instead!!! "I'm wishin'!" Williams says...." January 18

  • 5 reasons to worry about Alabama Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith's outlook in NFL draft

    USA Today "Let's not get it twisted: Alabama star DeVonta Smith is going to be a first-round pick and might become an NFL star. Let's also take a deep breath in the wake of the reigning Heisman Trophy winner's record-setting performance in Monday's..." January 12

  • DeVonta Smith: 3 reasons why Heisman Trophy winner can be NFL star

    Sportsnaut "When DeVonta Smith accepted the Heisman Trophy, becoming one of the rare non-quarterbacks to win the prestigious honor, it marked a moment in college football history. It also represented just another stepping stone in the journey for one of the NFL’s future electrifying..." January 11

  • DeVonta Smith May Have the Heisman, but Ja'Marr Chase Is 2021 NFL Draft's Top WR

    Bleacher Report "Something happened Tuesday that had previously happened just three times in the history of college football. Something that hadn't happened since 1991. A wide receiver won the Heisman Trophy when DeVonta Smith of Alabama was named the most outstanding player in college..." January 06

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