10 Best DeVonta Smith Rookie Cards To Buy Now

DeVonta Smith (11/4/1998) was a Heisman-winning wide receiver at the University of Alabama and won the CFP National Championship in 2017, 2018, and 2020.

This kid is a winner on and off the field. Not only is he being compared to Jerry Rice in terms of skill set, but he is also a good person. Let’s look at DeVonta’s career totals while catching the pigskin at Alabama… 235 receptions, a massive 3965 total receiving yards, and a total of 47 touchdowns (46 receiving and one rushing).

He caught passes from the likes of Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa both of which are starting quarterbacks in the NFL (well the jury is still out on Jalen). Collectors are foaming at the mouth the get their hands on some DeVonta rookie cards.

DeVonta Smith Card Rankings

Good news and bad news. The excellent news is DeVonta Smith’s cards are already available. The bad news is we will have to wait a while for the high-end DeVonta cards. In the meantime, let’s check out the super early DeVonta Smith RCs.

  1. 2021 Prizm Base #335
  2. 2021 Contenders Optic Rookie Ticket #63
  3. 2021 Absolute Kaboom! Kaboom SSP #K45
  4. 2021 Panini Donruss Optic Downtown #DT38
  5. 2021 National Treasures RPA /99
  6. 2021 Prizm Color Blast #CB17
  7. 2021 Panini Prizm Cracked Ice #335
  8. 2021 Panini National Treasures Midnight RPA #160
  9. 2021 Panini Immaculate Premium RPA #PPA-DS
  10. 2021 Eminence 14K Gold 1 Troy Ounce #D 1/2

 

DeVonta Smith Rookie Card Value

Currently, DeVonta Smith’s rookie cards are not worth a ton as his high-end rookie cards have yet to be released (i.e., Panini Absolute, Mosiac, and Prizm).

If you have one of these early DeVonta Smith cards and would like an estimated value on the card, please email us at value@goldcardauctions.com. There are some rare DeVonta early RCs selling for a decent chunk of change. The most expensive sold to date is the 2017 Leaf Army All-American Ball Swatch Auto 1/1.

 

Checklist

  • 2021 Eminence 14K Gold 1 Troy Ounce #D 1/2
  • 2021 Contenders Optic Rookie Ticket #63
  • 2017 DeVonta Smith Henry Ruggs Leaf Army RPA RC
  • 2021 Prizm Color Blast #CB17
  • 2021 Panini Prizm Cracked Ice #335
  • 2017 Leaf RPA RC #PA-DS2
  • 2021 Prizm Base #335
  • 2021 Panini National Treasures Midnight RPA #160
  • 2021 Panini Immaculate Premium RPA #PPA-DS
  • 2021 Absolute Kaboom! Kaboom SSP #K45
  • 2021 Panini Donruss Optic Downtown #DT38
  • 2021 National Treasures RPA /99
  • 2017 Leaf Metal Army All-American Auto RC #DS1
  • 2017 DeVonta Smith Leaf Swatch Auto RC #DS2
  • 2017 Leaf Army All-American Bowl Auto #ATA-DS1

 

Investment Outlook

As we alluded to, DeVonta is not only a stud on the field but a great guy to have in the locker room. Whatever NFL team lands, this gem will have a future Pro-Bowl receiver and a superb character type guy (don’t worry about trouble with the law with DeVonta).

  • Investment Rating: Buy (3.9 out of 5)
  • Ownership Disclosure: None
  • Best RC: Prizm Base Rookie Card

Scouts have said DeVonta isn’t the fastest or most significant, but he gets in and out of route cuts like no other they have ever seen (including Jerry Rice, according to some scouts). This leaves us drolling to get our hand on the real DeVonta Smith rookie cards once they leave the printing press but were passing on these early releases.

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