Kirby Smart did not avoid this question.
The Georgian coach was asked who he thinks should win the Heisman Trophy.
In an interview with Kobe McFadden, Smart answered him without hesitation.
“This is a big problem,” Smart said. Smart said: “I usually don’t usually answer this question, but I won̵
“Once he was actually committed to Georgia, not many people remember this. Retired to Georgia, and finally went to Alabama, won the national championship in the final game against us, and then this year Excellent performance in the game against us.
Earlier this season, Smith surpassed Smart’s Bulldogs 41-24, scoring 11 passes for 167 yards and 2 touchdowns.
“We both had two good corner kicks on him. You can’t ask them to cover him better. He goes in and out and rests better than anyone I have ever seen. He caught the ball when he returned to the quarterback. For me, he is a college football player.”
Smart’s comments on the Alabama receiver were published on the same day, and Smith was named the AP Player of the Year.
Smith is the first player in Alabama and the first person to receive the award, which was established in 1998.
The senior received 26 votes out of 49 possible first place votes, ahead of teammate Mac Jones, who finished second and won first place with 9 votes.
Check out the full interview below.