Bruce Arians calls DeVonta Smith ‘a mix of Calvin Ridley and Julio Jones’

The Atlanta Falcons and the 31 other NFL groups were certainly seeing Monday’s College Football Playoff ending in between Ohio State and Alabama. What appeared like an appealing match early on rapidly developed into a blowout by the Crimson Tide.

Alabama pass receiver DeVonta Smith, this year’s Heisman Prize winner, blazed a trail with 12 catches for 215 backyards and 3 goals. Smith was currently a top-five choice possibly prior to his dominant proving in the Championship game, and might have gone beyond LSU’s Ja’Marr Chase as the No. 1 WR possibility in the 2021 draft.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians made a look on the Dan Patrick Program ealier today and compared Smith to 2 present Falcons receivers.

“He’s kind of a mix of Calvin Ridley and Julio Jones,” stated Arians of Smith throughout his interview, as shared by Andrew Perloff listed below.

Here’s a clip of Arians’ look on the Dan Patrick Program with a link to the complete episode, thanks to the program’s Twitter account.


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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.