Irv Smith Jr.

Tight End

#84

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 22

Weight: 242 lbs

College: Alabama

2020 SEASON

  • REC
    30
  • YDS
    365
  • AVG
    12.2
  • TDS
    5
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Receiving

YEAR TEAM G REC YDS AVG LNG TD 1st 1st% 20+ 40+
2019 Minnesota Vikings 16 36 311 8.6 29 2 17 47.22 5 0
2020 Minnesota Vikings 13 30 365 12.2 36 5 22 73.33 6 0
TOTAL 29 66 676 10.2 65 7 39 59.09 11 0

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2019 Minnesota Vikings 16 1 0 0 1
2020 Minnesota Vikings 13 0
TOTAL 29 1 0 0 1 0 0

Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2019 Minnesota Vikings 16 2 2 0 0 0 0
2020 Minnesota Vikings 13 1 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 29 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Biography

• 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.

• His teams 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.

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