Unstoppable DeVonta Smith has Giants great, LeBron James drooling


Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith exploded for three touchdowns and 215 yards in the first half of Monday night’s national championship game between Alabama and Ohio State.

The Crimson Tide star wide receiver’s 12 receptions set a national championship game record.

Smith, a senior, outgained the entire Buckeyes offense by 25 yards, as Alabama led 35-17.

“Where do we pick in the draft? Asking for a friend,” Giants rookie and former Alabama cornerback Xavier McKinney tweeted during the game.

The Giants pick 11th in the 2021 NFL Draft and could use a game-breaking wide receiver such as the 22-year-old Louisiana native, whose stock only continues to rise.

“Trade up now.” two-time Giants Super Bowl winner Justin Tuck tweeted. “Do it NOW @Giants NOW !!! Right Now”

While Smith danced around the Ohio State defenders, the Buckeyes also didn’t do themselves any favors.

Ohio State curiously had a linebacker guarding Smith when he scored a 42-yard receiving touchdown late in the half.

“So did we miss the Heisman ceremony or…….” tweeted LeBron James, an avid Ohio State fan.

Smith’s third touchdown of the half was the 46th career receiving touchdown of his career, the fifth-most in Division I FBS history.

He was forced out of the game with a hand injury in the third quarter and was listed as questionable to return.

Smith was the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy, awarded to the best college football player, since Michigan’s Desmond Howard in 1991.

“One of the best pure receivers I’ve ever watched,” James tweeted of Smith. “Like a mix between [Hall of Fame candidate] Reggie Wayne and [Hall of Famer] Marvin Harrison. Man he’s good!”

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