We’ve all bypassed a trip to the scale here or there, but it was noteworthy when Alabama receiver DeVonta Smith did just that at the Senior Bowl on Tuesday.
If you’re a good player, you can nitpick all you want about a guy’s size. A good player is a good player is a good player. He made big plays in the biggest games of the year.”
“It’s hard for some scouts to envision drafting a 170 pound WR at the top of the board. We haven’t seen a lot of ‘skinny’ WRs dominate the pro game. It is what it is.”
Fans of Smith will point to skinny standouts such as Randy Moss, Isaac Bruce and Marvin Harrison.
“You just don’t find a guy like a — this guy could be a Jerry Rice,” legendary quarterback Brett Favre told TMZ. “He could be different. A Randy Moss. A total game-changer.”
Smith was pretty durable at Alabama. Of course, he did require surgery on a finger that knocked him out of the national championship game and will prevent him from being on the field this week.