Catching the game-winning TD in overtime of the national title game as a freshman. Guys like Ja’Marr Chase and Jaylen Waddle will likely see more of the headlines, but Devonta Smith could easily end up being the best … Morrissey has appeal as a draft prospect, bringing extensive experience (more than 3,000 career snaps) at a position that isn’t as easy to fill as some would believe. That’s now three out of four games this season for Smith, and he’s on pace for career highs in receptions, yards and TDs. Devonta Smith - WR - Alabama - 2021 NFL Draft Profile and Stats. But he was targeted 10 times in the game, registering a stunning five passes defended and the first two interceptions of his college career, the second of which he ran back 34 yards to set up a touchdown that kept the Gamecocks up for good. Watch here as Smith came back for ball (again) with Jones buying time. DeVonta Smith posted a pair of 200-yard games for Alabama in 2019, including a seven-catch, 213-yard, two-touchdown outing against the eventual national champion LSU Tigers. He also drew two pass-interference calls and hauled in catch after tough catch in a showcase performance.
Dylan Moses was active, leading the Crimson Tide in tackles. Mock Draft. Leading Bama in catches in the two 2018 playoff games. Surtain’s stat line (one pass defended) looks a bit bland, but so does Pickens’ stat line (5 receptions 53 yards 0 touchdowns), and that is the entire point. Even with a roughing-the-passer flag against Wilson in the first half, with UNC scoring on the next play, it felt like a ticky-tack penalty to us; we’re not holding that one against him too much. Norvell reportedly had a man-to-man chat with WR Tamorrion Terry a few weeks ago after his own slow start to the season, and it led to Terry breaking out with a big game against Notre Dame. Smith’s stat line against Auburn was good — eight catches, 76 yards and the go-ahead TD — but the eye test was even more complimentary to his work. Usually, the leadership in the defensive backfield for Alabama comes from the safety position. Either way, it was a noticeable uptick in performance and effort. Had he played — and played well — this season with a talented Georgia team that has plus-level talent at running back and receiver, not to mention the offensive line, Newman could have locked up a top-64 spot. A slew of others — Memphis’ Brady White, SMU’s Shane Buechele, and even (yes) Arkansas’ Feleipe Franks — turned in good performances this weekend. Leading Bama in catches in the two 2018 playoff games. The Clemson quarterback has yet to throw an interception this year and is coming off carving up Miami. (Photo by UA Athletics/Collegiate Images/Getty Images). There are also fans of Texas’ Sam Ehlinger and Texas A&M’s Kellen Mond to be found out there. Those three games with 11-plus catches are more than Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley had in their Bama careers — combined. Atlanta drafted Calvin Ridley back in 2018, and he’s produced two solid … Speaking of Mac Jones, who throws a deep ball better this side of Trevor Lawrence in college football right now? Chicago. Miller walked back Morrissey for a first-quarter sack, although QB Joey Yellen certainly held onto the ball for a bit on the play.
On his 53rd, 54th, 55th and 56th snaps of the game, Wilson saved his best for last in a signature win for FSU head coach Mike Novell. Not overly explosive or will wow you with moves to break free, but has a slithery approach to him and is able to put his body in uncomfortable positions in order to avoid tacklers.=. But down to brass tacks, it doesn’t mean his decision will help his NFL draft cause in the end. This mostly has to do with his lack of size and explosive athleticism compared to other prospects. Leading a team with Ruggs, Jeudy and Waddle in receiving yards (1,256) and TDs (14) last season. Entering the season with mostly Day 3 grades, Morrissey hasn’t done enough to this point of the season in our eyes to change that. and registered four pressures, per Pro Football Focus. But NFL scouts will have to overlook Smith’s leaner build, and possibly his testing numbers (which could be middling) at the NFL scouting combine, and examine just how good a football player he is. Leatherwood’s athleticism could be called into question the closer we get to the draft, especially if he ends up an average combine tester. Pitt’s Kenny Pickett was having a strong season before an ankle injury kept him out of Saturday’s game, and we’re not at all bailing on him yet. Smith has played alongside more gifted receivers at Alabama, too, including his current teammate, Jaylen Waddle, and last year’s two Crimson Tide first-rounders, Henry Ruggs III and Jerry Jeudy. The 6-foot-1 Smith has a very lean frame at around 175 pounds. Devonta Smith General Info Draft History DraftSite Scouting Report Player ... 2021 NFL MOCK DRAFT. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Listen on Apple Podcasts | Spotify, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved Pitt’s Kenny Pickett was having a strong season before an ankle injury kept him out of Saturday’s game, and we’re not at all bailing on him yet. One of those passes deflected ended up being picked by his teammate, and Horn was inches away from another INT on a 44-yard catch by Williams. Justin Fields is the No.
Seattle. Horn also was flagged for a hold, plus another penalty that was declined. There also were a few tackle attempts that slipped through his paws. Tyler Waldrep • BamaInsider. His physical limitations — average athletic traits and length — will always be prohibitive.
Jones might not be the second quarterback in the draft, but his arm talent and ball placement are not to be denied. Your privacy is safe with us. What’s a 2020 college football watch list in New York without Trevor Lawrence? Against a Georgia secondary loaded with NFL talent, Smith hauled in 11 catches for 167 yards and two touchdowns.
With fellow draft prospect Israel Mukuama out for this game, Horn (the son of former NFL receiver Joe Horn) was on an island vs. Williams — and Horn responded by playing the best individual game of his career, even with a few plays that went against him.