|17||@Lions||W 37 - 35||2||30||15||25||0|
|16||@Saints||L 33 - 52||6||53||8.8||14||2|
|15||Bears||L 27 - 33||3||37||12.3||21||0|
|14||@Buccaneers||L 14 - 26||4||63||15.8||25||1|
|13||Jaguars||W 27 - 24|
|12||Panthers||W 28 - 27|
|11||Cowboys||L 28 - 31||2||23||11.5||12||0|
|10||@Bears||W 19 - 13|
|9||Lions||W 34 - 20||2||10||5||9||2|
|8||@Packers||W 28 - 22||1||16||16||16||0|
|6||Falcons||L 23 - 40||4||55||13.8||36||0|
|5||@Seahawks||L 26 - 27||4||64||16||25||0|
|4||@Texans||W 31 - 23||0||0||0|
|3||Titans||L 30 - 31|
|2||@Colts||L 11 - 28||1||3||3||3||0|
|1||Packers||L 34 - 43||1||11||11||11||0|
• Notched 36 receptions in 2019, setting a new Vikings record for receptions by a rookie TE.
• Caught his 1st NFL TD vs. Denver on 11/17/19.
• Went 41-3 overall at Alabama, won 2017 National Championship, played in national title game all 3 seasons and won SEC Championships in 2016 and 2018.
• Father, Irv, was a 1st-round pick by New Orleans Saints as a TE and uncle, Ed, played TE in the NFL.
OFF THE FIELD
• Comes from football family that includes father, Irv, Sr., and his uncle, Ed, who played in the NFL.
• Father was 1st-round pick of the Saints in 1993 (#20 overall) and went on to play 7 seasons with New Orleans (5), San Francisco (1) and Cleveland (1), catching 183 passes with 15 TDs in 95 career games.
• Uncle, Ed, played in the NFL from 1997-99 with Washington, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Detroit.
• Ed caught a pass for Atlanta against the Vikings in the 1998 NFC title game.
• Born in Arizona and lived there until age 14 when family moved to New Orleans.
• Majored in kinesiology at Alabama. Hopes to open a gym following his football career.
Extended Cut: Irv Smith Jr. Mic'd Up
During his breakout season in 2020, TE Irv Smith Jr. was mic'd up for sound multiple times. Look back on some of the best moments from those instances, including never-before-seen footage and sound.
Smith Jr. Catches His Second TD of the Game vs. Saints
TE Irv Smith Jr. hauled in his second touchdown of the game against the Saints.
Smith Jr. Cashes In After The Saints Turnover With A Touchdown
Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith Jr. cashes in on Vikes' takeaway with open TD in the flat.
Smith Jr. Picks Up A Huge 25-Yard Gain
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins completes 25-yard pass to tight end Irv Smith Jr.
Smith Jr. Hauls In The Cousins Pass For A Score
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins completes 14-yard touchdown pass to tight end Irv Smith Jr.
Irv Smith Jr. Mic'd Up vs. Green Bay
TE Irv Smith Jr. was mic'd up during the Week 8 game against Green Bay.
Smith Jr.: Whatever My Role Is I'm Going To Embrace It and Help The Team Win
TE Irv Smith Jr. addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Monday.