ATLANTA (WAFB) - Two days after holding up the Heisman Trophy, Alabama wide receiver DeVonte Smith won 3 more top collegiate awards.
The Amite, La. native won the Fred Biletnikoff Award for the outstanding receiver in college football. He also won the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award and Maxwell Award.
Smith became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy since Michigan’s Desmond Howard in 1991 and the first non-quarterback winner since former Alabama running back Derrick Henry in 2015.
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Smith leads the nation in receptions (105), receiving yards (1,641), and receiving touchdowns (20). He is ranked No. 2 for receiving yards per game (136.8). His 20 touchdowns tie him for the SEC record set last season by LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase. Smith still has one more game to play.
He was named the 2020 Paul Hornung Award winner, the AP Player of the Year, and SEC Offensive Player of the Year.
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