Four years ago today, the Alabama Crimson Tide won their fifth national championship under Nick Saban on a touchdown pass from Tua Tagovailoa to new wide receiver DeVonta Smith.

Two national titles and a Heisman Trophy later, Smith just broke DeSean Jackson’s franchise record for receiving yards by a rookie in one season.

Smith entered Saturday’s contest at 38 yards to match Jackson and landed a 25-yard catch on an incline pass, to register his first target of the night.

After a 12-yard return, Smith was down to a yard to get an exit to land at 916 yards before exiting.

Smith will finish 84 under 1,000 yards this season as he’s unlikely to play beyond the second quarter.


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