There’s no question that Devin Smith has the ability to be one of the premier receivers in the whole country. The knock on him, though, is that the consistency isn’t always there. 2013 is a new year and Devin will now be an upperclassmen, which means it’s time for him to step up and contribute in a big way on a veteran Buckeye offense.
Some of the catches Devin made last season were downright nasty: the one-handed grab against Miami University, and don’t forget the snag in the end zone against Cal. Each showed what the future could look like for Devin Smith, but it’s the routine plays that he needs to improve upon.
More than once last season, Devin found himself with a ball that he couldn’t reel in. Was this a sign of his youth, or just showing his lack of consistency? If it was just youth, he should make strides in another offseason with this coaching staff. However, if consistency was the issue, that can be worked…
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