DeVonta Smith breaks Amari Cooper school and SEC record, continues move up NCAA list

Brett Hudson
Tide Sports

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith's three touchdowns in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game completed a meteoric rise up several receiving touchdowns lists at the school, conference and Division I levels.

Here is where Smith stands on all of those lists after the game, having already broken the Alabama and SEC records for career receiving touchdowns much earlier in the season.

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Alabama Single-Season Receiving Touchdowns 

1. DeVonta Smith (2020), 23

2. Amari Cooper (2014), 16

T-3. Jerry Jeudy (2018) and DeVonta Smith (2019), 14

T-5. Amari Cooper (2013) and Henry Ruggs III (2018), 11

T-7: Al Lary (1950) and Jerry Jeudy (2019), 10

9. Denis Homan (1967), 9

T-10. Al Bell (1985) and ArDarius Stewart (2016), 8.

SEC Single-Season Receiving Touchdowns

1. DeVonta Smith (Alabama 2020), 23

2. Ja'marr Chase (LSU 2019), 20

3. Reidel Anthony (Florida 1996), 18

4. Chris Doering (Florida 1995), 17

5. Amari Cooper (Alabama 2014), 16

T-6. Ike Hilliard (Florida 1995) and Jack Jackson (Florida 1994), 15

NCAA Single-Season Reciving Touchdowns

1. Troy Edwards (Louisiana Tech 1998), 27

2. Randy Moss (Marshall 1997), 26

3. Stedman Bailey (West Virginia 2012), 25

4. Davante Adams (Fresno State 2013), 24

5. DeVonta Smith (2020), 23

T-6. Michael Crabtree (Texas Tech 2005), Larry Fitzgerald (Pitt 2003) and Manny Hazard (Houston 1989), 22

9. Jarrett Dillard (Rice 2006), 21

10. 5-way tie20 

FBS Career Receiving Touchdowns 

1. Jarrett Dillard (Rice 2005-08), 60

2. Corey Davis (Western Michigan 2013-2016), 52

3. Troy Edwards (Louisiana Tech 1996-98), 50

4. Darius Watts (Marshall 2000-03), 47

5. DeVonta Smith (Alabama 2017-20), 46

6. Ryan Broyles (Oklahoma 2008-11), 45

T-7. Patrick Edwards (Houston 2008-11) and Aaron Turner (Pacific 1989-92), 43

T-9. Rashaun Woods (Oklahoma State 2000-03) and Ryan Yarborough (Wyoming 1990-93)42.

11. 6-way tie, 41

15. Justin Blackmon (Oklahoma State 2009-11), 40

16. Braylon Edwards (Michigan 2001-04), Greg Jennings (Western Michigan 2002-05), Austin Pettis (Boise State 2007-10), James Proche (SMU, 2015-19) and James Washington (Oklahoma State, 2014-17), 39

21. Davante Adams (Fresno State 2012-13), Marcus Harris (Wyoming 1993-96) and Clarkston Hines (Duke 1983-86), 38

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