Going into Thursday night’s draft, now-former Alabama standout wide receiver Devonta Smith was technically a free agent waiting to be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. With the 10th pick of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Eagles selected the Alabama product, Devonta Smith.
The city of Philadelphia got excited as their hometown football team landed one of the most electric receivers coming out of the NCAA. Philly fans got even more excited when they found out that once upon a time, Smith openly rooted for the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2017 NBA Playoffs. After making himself acquainted with his new team and reuniting with his quarterback Jalen Hurts, Smith and QB1 received an invite to attend the Sixers game later in the night.