Alabama extensive receiver DeVonta Smith didn’t return to Monday’s School Soccer Playoff championship recreation after sustaining a hand damage within the third quarter.
The 2020 Heisman Trophy winner appeared to jam his fingers throughout a collision that occurred as he tried to haul in a go over the center. He spent greater than 15 minutes within the medical tent earlier than heading to the locker room with a towel over his hand. He later returned to the sideline together with his hand bandaged.
Smith put collectively a legendary stat line in opposition to Ohio State earlier than exiting, securing 12 catches for 215 yards and three touchdowns. His efforts, although restricted to at least one half, helped Alabama cruise to a 52-24 victory.
Smith is projected to go within the prime 10 of the 2021 NFL Draft. His Alabama teammate Jaylen Waddle might be a part of him within the first spherical. Waddle performed by an ankle damage and limped after being thrown to on a number of events.
Alabama didn’t want Smith to return; the group led by 21 factors as he headed to the locker room after which added a landing early within the fourth quarter to develop the margin to 28.