Devonta Smith signed a National Letter of Intent with Alabama on Wednesday, December 16. Look inside to get the scoop on this exciting addition to the 2021 Alabama class.
Devonta Smith Profile
Devonta Smith is a 6-foot, 185 pound defensive back from Cincinnati, Ohio. Smith is rated 3 stars by Rivals.com and 3 stars by 247sports.com. According to Rivals.com, Smith committed to Alabama on June 29, 2020.
Smith is considered one of the top 2021 high school football prospects in the state of Ohio. Smith was rated the No. 6 ranked high school football prospect in the state of Ohio.
In addition to Alabama, some of Smith‘s more notable offers included Kentucky, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Georgia, Ohio State, Duke, Indiana, Iowa State, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Penn State and Wisconsin.
Devonta is one of 22 known 2021 football commits for Alabama. This number will likely change due to additional commits or decommits. For a complete list of all the Alabama‘s commits and signees check out our 14Powers.com’s 2021 SEC football commit lists.
Devonta Smith Scouting Report
Devonta Smith has excellent vision and breaks well to the ball and out of his backpedal. Physical tackler with ball hawking skills who puts himself in a good position to make plays. As shown below at the 00:54 mark, Smith is not beaten by the double move and is able to make the interception in the endzone. Great at getting off blocks and takes good angles to the ball carrier. Good size with the ability to go up for jump balls. Played receiver well and it translates on the defensive side. Could be a multiple year starter at most power five schools. (DT Yates)
Devonta Smith Highlights