In the first quarter of the national championship game, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith continued to make history.
— Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) January 12, 2021
With his 22-yard reception, he became the SEC’s all-time leader in receiving yards for a career. He surpassed Vanderbilt’s Jordan Mathews who held the record with 3,759 yards since 2013.
The Heisman Trophy winner will now have the opportunity to grow his lead on the mark as he still has an entire game to rack up more yardage.
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Patrick Dowd is a Reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter, via Pat_Dowd77