Alabama extensive receiver DeVonta Smith didn’t return to Monday’s School Soccer Playoff championship sport after sustaining a hand harm 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 move 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.
Alabama coach Nick Saban mentioned after the sport Smith suffered a dislocated finger.
Earlier than leaving, 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 1 half, helped Alabama cruise to a 52-24 victory.
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Smith is projected to go within the prime 10 of the 2021 NFL Draft. His Alabama teammate Jaylen Waddle may be a part of him within the first spherical. Waddle performed via an ankle harm 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.