‘Put like everyone on him’: DeVonta Smith show takes over social media
It’s been quite the night for Alabama WR DeVonta Smith, who caught three touchdowns in the FIRST HALF of the College Football Playoff National Championship game against Ohio State.
The Heisman Trophy winner’s first-half stats say it all — 12 receptions for 215 yards and three touchdowns. According to ESPN Stats & Info, Smith had more TDs and total yards than Ohio State’s entire offense. And he also broke three SEC records.
Naturally, Smith set the Twitter world aflame with his performance.
Even noted Buckeye fan LeBron James could only praise Smith:
NFL stars from Patrick Mahomes to J.J. Watt to Michael Thomas and Davante Adams (who is ready to accept anyone mispelling his name if they spell it DeVonta) chimed in, too.
Also, let it be known that Smith now joins Adams as the only players in the last 15 seasons with 200 receiving yards and three receiving TDs in three games in a single season, per ESPN Stats & Info.
Former Bama QB and current Texans backup A.J. McCarron, who had a slew of offensive skill players during his time in Tuscaloosa, also showered Smith with praise.
Adrian Peterson hopped on the pro-Smith train, too:
And of course, former Heisman winner Johnny Manziel added his two cents:
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