Shortly after Alabama wide receiver, DeVonta Smith won the 2020 Heisman Trophy, the sports world exploded with many messages of cheers and congratulations.
Many notable members shared their joy for Smith as he became the first wide receiver to win the trophy since Michigan’s Desmond Howard in 1991.
Check out the best reactions below.
Congratulations, DeVonta Smith. Deserving Heisman winner. Amazing rise for a skinny kid from small-town Louisiana who turned into a FORCE on and off the field. So mature and humble. Strong family background. Great story for college football.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) January 6, 2021
Congratulationz @DeVontaSmith_6 well deserved 🏆💯💯
— Lamar Jackson (@Lj_era8) January 6, 2021
To recap Alabama’s receiving core in 2019:
DeVonta Smith: Heisman winner.
Jerry Jeudy: Biletnikoff winner.
Henry Ruggs: 12th overall pick.
Jaylen Waddle: Projected 1st rounder
WOW. JUST WOW. pic.twitter.com/GKPYiCvLpC
— Emmanuel Acho (@EmmanuelAcho) January 6, 2021
Congrats to DeVonta Smith on the Heisman Fraternity introduction pic.twitter.com/qeJ52DfEaB
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) January 6, 2021
DeVonta Smith’s year in review:
Led the country in catches, receiving yards, all purpose yards and receiving TD.
Broke the Alabama school record for receiving yards and TD.
First WR to ever win the AP Player of the Year.
Heisman Trophy Winner.
Soon: a top NFL Draft pick.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) January 6, 2021
Congratulations to all the finalists tonight for the Heisman Trophy ceremony. Really happy for @DeVontaSmith_6 winning it this yr. Waited his turn-Worked hard-Got better-Had back to back monster years-Wins the Heisman.
2 words sum up his journey.
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) January 6, 2021
— Alabama Men’s Basketball (@AlabamaMBB) January 6, 2021
Honestly thought I’d never see any position besides QB or RB win a Heisman in my lifetime. Awesome. Congrats to an absolute stud @DeVontaSmith_6
— Joey (@JoeyMulinaro) January 6, 2021
DeVonta Smith is inspiring. Don’t care how much younger he is than me. 🤷🏾♂️
— Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) January 6, 2021
Look at future Dolphins WR Devonta Smith winning the Heisman Trophy. That suit already fit for Miami.
— Cameron Wolfe (@CameronWolfe) January 6, 2021
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