Alabama Football’s DeVonta Smith named Co-SEC Offensive Player of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama football’s DeVonta Smith was selected as the Southeastern Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The honor is Smith’s first of the season.

Offensive Player of the Week

DeVonta Smith

  • The senior wideout etched his name atop the SEC and Alabama record books for career touchdown catches
  • Tallied two touchdowns on the day with his first score moving him into sole possession of the career touchdown receptions mark, passing Amari Cooper and Chris Doering for SEC record
  • Totaled nine catches for 144 yards to go with his two scores
  • Crimson Tide quarterbacks had a 197.7 passer rating on his 13 targets
  • Registered five explosive plays of 18 yards or more, including a long grab of 35
  • Ranks second nationally in receiving touchdowns (10), third in receptions per game (9.3) and fifth in yards per game (129.0)

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