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Harrison Smith
S #22
Height:
6-2
Weight:
214
Age:
27
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Knoxville, TN
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2015 POST):

TCKL
3
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 320 241 79 5.5 0 26 12 276 -- 81 4 3 2
2015 MIN 13 13 66 49 17 1.5 0 3 2 35 17.5 35 1 1 --
2014 MIN 16 16 92 71 21 3.0 0 9 5 150 30 81 1 1 --
2013 MIN 8 7 58 47 11 0.0 -- 3 2 4 2 4 0 0 1
2012 MIN 16 16 104 74 30 1.0 0 11 3 87 29 56 2 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @SF L 3-20 9 5 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 DET W 26-16 6 6 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
3 SD W 31-14 8 5 3 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @DEN L 20-23 3 2 1 -- -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
6 KC W 16-10 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @DET W 28-19 9 5 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @CHI W 23-20 7 5 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 STL W 21-18 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @OAK W 30-14 6 6 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 GB L 13-30 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @ATL W 20-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 SEA L 7-38 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @ARI L 20-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 CHI W 38-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 NYG W 49-17 5 4 1 -- 0 1 1 35 35 35 1 0 --
17 @GB W 20-13 5 3 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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BIOGRAPHY

2015 GP/GS                      Career GP/GS                  Playoffs GP/GS

      13/13                                53/52                                  2/2

• Returned his Vikings record 4th INT return for a touchdown vs. NY Giants (12/27/15) in the final regular season home game at TCF Bank Stadium.

• Earned All-Rookie honors in 2012 and tied for Vikings rookie record with a pair of INT return TDs on the season. 

• Is 1-of-4 DBs drafted in 1st Round by the Vikings- joining Joey Browner, Dewayne Washington and teammate Xavier Rhodes. 

OFF THE FIELD Graduated with a management-entrepreneurship degree in 2011 and was enrolled in graduate studies program during the 2011 season...His aunt, Elaine Hendrix, is an actress and has appeared in such films and shows as Friends, NCIS, and The Parent Trap...Active with hospital visits to the U of M Amplatz Children’s Hospital and assisted with the Greenway Gridiron Gallop 5k race on Father’s Day.

2015 GP/GS                      Career GP/GS                  Playoffs GP/GS

      13/13                                53/52                                  2/2

• Returned his Vikings record 4th INT return for a touchdown vs. NY Giants (12/27/15) in the final regular season home game at TCF Bank Stadium.

• Earned All-Rookie honors in 2012 and tied for Vikings rookie record with a pair of INT return TDs on the season. 

• Is 1-of-4 DBs drafted in 1st Round by the Vikings- joining Joey Browner, Dewayne Washington and teammate Xavier Rhodes. 

OFF THE FIELD Graduated with a management-entrepreneurship degree in 2011 and was enrolled in graduate studies program during the 2011 season...His aunt, Elaine Hendrix, is an actress and has appeared in such films and shows as Friends, NCIS, and The Parent Trap...Active with hospital visits to the U of M Amplatz Children’s Hospital and assisted with the Greenway Gridiron Gallop 5k race on Father’s Day.

HONORS Named All-Rookie in 2012 by Pro Football Weekly/PFWA and National Football Post...Voted by teammates as Vikings Children’s Fund Rookie of the Year in 2012.

PRO Led the team in tackles and interceptions in 2014...One of three players across the league to total at least 10 INTs and 5.0 sacks since 2012…Tied for 3rd in the NFL with 5 INTs and 2nd in INT return yards with 150 in 2014...Only player in the NFL in 2014 with at least 3 sacks and 3 INTs...Career-long INT return @ St. Louis (9/7/14) when taking a Austin Davis pass 81 yards for a TD...4 INT TDs is tops in franchise history...His 3 INT returns of 50+ yards is a Vikings record...5 INTs in 2014 is most by a Vikings safety since Darren Sharper snagged 9 in 2005...Earned All-Rookie honors in 2012...Tied Vikings rookie record with 2 INT return TDs on the season and was 1 shy of the team record for a season...Returned 2 of his opening 3 NFL INTs for TDs...Became 1st Vikings rookie safety to start all 16 games in a season...Selected #29 overall in 2012 by the Vikings…Became just the 3rd Notre Dame player and 3rd DB chosen by the Vikings in the 1st round in team history.

2015 Set a Vikings franchise record with his 4th career INT return TD vs. NY Giants (12/27) when he returned an Eli Manning interception 35 yards for a score…His 4 INTs returned for TD since 2012 are tied for fourth in the NFL during that span…Intercepted both Peyton and Eli Manning for both of his interceptions on the season…To go along with his interception at Denver (10/4), he recorded a team-high 8 tackles in the contest…Is one of three players in the league (Luke Kuechly, Reshad Jones) to record at least 10 INTs and 5.0 sacks since 2012…Recorded a team-high and season-high 11 tackles, 1 TFL and 1 QB hurry in the club’s home opener vs. Detroit (9/20)…Missed three games on the season due to a knee injury…Led all Vikings defensive backs with 1.5 sacks and 6 QBHs.

2014 Led the team with a career-high 5 interceptions, that ranked tied for 3rd in the NFL and tied for 2nd in the NFC...His 150 INT return yards was 2nd best in the NFL...Led the team in tackles for the first time in his career...Career-highs in tackles (120), solo tackles (82), sacks (3.0), TFLs (4.0) and INTs (5)...Was the only player in the NFL to have at least 3 INTs and 3 sacks...His 5 INTs is the most by a Vikings safety since Darren Sharper had 9 in 2005...Played a major role in improving the Vikings pass defense from 31st in 2013 to 7th in 2014...Career-long INT return for a TD Week 1 @ St. Louis (9/7) when taking back a Austin Davis pass 81 yards for a TD, 9th longest INT return in team history...He is tied for the franchise record with 3 INTs returned for TD...His 3 INT returns of 50+ yards is a team record...Set a career-high in tackles vs. New England (9/14) with 13...His 2 TFLs vs. Carolina (11/30) was a career-high...3 passes defensed against Drew Brees @ New Orleans (9/21) was a career-high...Started all 16 games.

2013 Averaged over 8 tackles per game, notching 66 in 8 games played...Returned to the field for the final 3 games of regular season, coming back vs. Philadelphia (12/15) in upset win over playoff-bound Eagles...Vikings went 2-1 in final 3 games of season...Missed 8 games as he recovered from injury yet finished 5th on team in tackles...Suffered injured toe vs. Carolina (10/13) and was placed on injured reserve for recall...Grabbed 2nd INT in consecutive games vs. Cleveland (9/22)...Snagged 1st INT of season at Chicago (10/15) when he picked off Jay Cutler...Started season opener at Detroit (9/8) and led DBs with 10 tackles...Intercepted multiple passes (2) for the second time in his career, finishing second on the team.

2012 Impact rookie had record-setting debut...Started all 16 games and Wild Card playoff game...Tied Vikings rookie record with 2 INT-return TDs and was 1 shy of overall club record for a season...Ranked tied for 3rd in NFL with pair of INT-return scores and ranked 2nd among NFL rookies...Led all NFL safeties with 2 INTs return TDs...Ranked 2nd on team with 129 tackles and led team with 87 yards on INT returns while matching the team-high with 3 INTs...Set Vikings record with 16 starts by a rookie safety, passing previous high of 14 by Chuck Lamson in 1962...Ranks 3rd in INT return yards by a Vikings rookie...Had 10+ tackles in 5 games on the season and season-high 12 stops at Green Bay (12/2) and at St. Louis (12/16)...Notched lone sack at Houston (12/23), catching Matt Schaub.

COLLEGE Started in 47 of his 51 collegiate contests…Is the only player in Irish history to register more than 200 tackles (309), 15 TFLs (18.5) and 15 pass breakups (28) in a career…Was the lone captain of the 2011 Fighting Irish, an honor that has only been bestowed on 4 players at Notre Dame in the past 40 years...Split time at Notre Dame at outside linebacker and safety...Made 15 starts at LB before making the full-time switch to safety 6 games into the 2009 season…Started final 38 games…Ranks 2nd in ND history with 28 career pass breakups…Is 9th all-time with 309 career tackles…Had 3 INTs vs. Miami in 2010 Sun Bowl, setting ND single-game record.

PREP Named the Gatorade Player of the Year in Tennessee in 2006…Attended Knoxville Catholic High School…Honored as 2006 American General Tennessee Mr. Football Back of the Year after rushing for 1,340 yards and 19 TDs…Named 2006 Tennessee Class 3A All-State DB…East Tennessee HS Player of the Year in 2007…Earned Tennessee Class 3A 1st-team All-State honors as a junior…Played basketball.

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