Jan 06, 2021 12:39 PM

Alabama's Smith Wins Heisman

Posted Jan 06, 2021 12:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith has outpaced the field of competitors and is considered the best player in college football.

Smith became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy in 29 seasons. Last night’s honor broke the monopoly quarterbacks have had on college football’s most prestigious award.

The Crimson Tide senior is the fourth receiver to win the Heisman, joining Michigan’s Desmond Howard in 1991, Notre Dame’s Tim Brown in 1987 and Nebraska’s Johnny Rodgers in 1972.