Devonta Smith Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Devonta Smith :

NameDevonta Smith
Date of Birth14 November 1998
Age(2024)26 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownAmite City, Louisiana
Height6ft 1in
ProfessionFootball Player
EducationThe University of Alabama
TeamPhiladelphia Eagles (#6 / Wide receiver)
Net Worth15-20 Million Dollars

Who is Devonta Smith ?

DeVonta Smith, a dynamic wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL), has etched his name into the annals of American football with a compelling journey marked by exceptional talent and remarkable achievements. Born on November 14, 1998, in Amite, Louisiana, Smith’s rise to prominence began during his college years at the University of Alabama.

devonta smith
devonta smith

Standing out as a pivotal figure for the Alabama Crimson Tide, Smith played a pivotal role in securing the team’s success, notably contributing to their national championship victories. His unparalleled skills on the field garnered widespread recognition, culminating in the prestigious Heisman Trophy in 2020, making him the first wide receiver in nearly three decades to receive this honor.

Facts about Devonta Smith :

  • Born: November 14, 1998, in Amite City, Louisiana.
  • Position: Wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles (NFL).
  • College: The University of Alabama.
  • Accolades: Heisman Trophy winner (2020), Biletnikoff Award winner (2020), College Football Playoff National Champion (2x), Consensus All-American (2020), etc.
  • High School: Amite High Magnet School (Louisiana).
  • Played both: Basketball and football in high school.
devonta smith
devonta smith
  • First catch: A 27-yard touchdown in 2017 against Vanderbilt.
  • Game-winning catch: Secured the 2018 National Championship win against Georgia with a 41-yard touchdown.
  • Led the Crimson Tide: In receiving yards and touchdowns in 2019 (1,256 yards, 14 touchdowns).
  • Chose to return: Declined entering the 2020 NFL Draft and played his senior year at Alabama.
  • Record-breaking performance: Had 203 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns against Mississippi State in 2020, outgaining their entire team.
  • Broke the SEC record: Became the conference’s all-time leader for career receiving touchdowns in 2020.
  • Heisman Trophy: First wide receiver since 1991 to win the award (Desmond Howard).
  • College career totals: 231 receptions, 4,239 yards, and 46 touchdowns.
  • Nickname: “Slim Reaper,” given by teammates due to his physique and athleticism.
  • Drafted: 10th overall by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2021 NFL Draft.
  • Early NFL impact: Won two “Toyota Player of the Week” awards in the 2023 season.
  • Known for: Speed, agility, and route running ability.
  • Currently: Battling an ankle injury but aiming to play in the playoffs for the Eagles.

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