Amite native and Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith drafted by Philadelphia Eagles

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FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 file photo, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith runs for a touchdown against Ohio State during the first half of an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in Miami Gardens, Fla. Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith of Alabama is scheduled to appear in person in Cleveland at the NFL draft later this month. Smith, the wide receiver projected to be a high first-round pick, is among a group of players who have accepted their invitations to attend the draft.(AP Photo/Chris O’Meara, File)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Wide receiver DeVonta Smith was picked 10th overall by the Philadelphia Eagles.

Smith won the 2020 Heisman Trophy as well as two national championships during his time at Alabama.

The 10th overall pick in the NFL Draft played high school football at Amite High Magnet School.

During his time at Alabama, Smith caught 235 passes, almost 4,000 yards and 46 touchdowns.

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