Name: DeVonta Smith Position: WR College: Alabama Height: 6’0 1/4" Weight: 170 lbs (pro day) Overall Rank: No. 9 overall Position Rank: WR2 Strengths: The best hands in the draft belong to DeVonta Smith. He has a huge catch radius on a smaller wide receiver frame thanks to his sticky hands, concentration and body control. He’s an elite route-runner with balance, agility and poise. He can throttle down and accelerate easily; showing an ability to beat man coverage despite lacking top-end speed or size. He’s a technician as a route-runner and knows how to uncover himself to get open even when the defense is stacked against him. Smith tracks the ball well, is tough at the catch point, and sells out to make difficult grabs.
I’m definitely biased, but I don’t think his strength should be a -, unless there is no completely neutral rating. I saw him out there breaking arm tackles and bouncing off tacklers. I’m not saying he’s ridiculously strong but he’s much stronger than his size would suggest imo