Ihmir Smith-Marsette

Overall Rank
WR137
2023
Height
6' 1"
Weight
181 lbs
Arm Length
30"
(24th)
Draft Pick
5.13
(2021)
College
Iowa
Age
24.8
Best Comparable Player
Dante Pettis
Workout Metrics
4.55
50th
84.5
23rd
124.9
70th
11.29
45th
10.03
55th
40-Yard Dash
Speed Score
Burst Score
Agility Score
Catch Radius
High School Metrics
32.8%
(64th)
College Dominator
18.7%
(45th)
College Target Share
20.0
(61st)
Breakout Age

Ihmir Smith-Marsette Bio

Ihmir Smith-Marsette is a wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings. Smith-Marsette was born in Newark, New Jersey. He played water polo at St Benedict's Prep before transferring to Weequahic High School, where his football talent emerged. Smith-Marsette starred on offense and defense as a high school senior while also chipping in with the occasional kick return for a touchdown.

Ihmir Smith-Marsette attended college at Iowa, playing for the team for four seasons. His college stats were 110 passes for 1,615 yards and 14 touchdowns during this time. Smith-Marsette's highest single-season target share was 18.5 percent in his junior year when he caught 44 passes for 722 yards and five scores. His workout metrics before the 2021 NFL Draft were nothing special. Smith-Marsette logged a 48th percentile 40 time of 4.55 and boasted a wingspan of just 10.00 (54th percentile). He fell to pick 157 in the draft, where the Vikings selected him.

Smith-Marsette played eight games as a rookie, appearing on 16.7 percent of the offensive snaps and with 61 routes run. His Route Participation rate was a mere 22.4 percent. He didn't commit any drops as a rookie, but he only saw six targets. Four were deep balls, but Smith-Marsette's air yard share was only 8.9 percent. Most of Smith-Marsette's production came in Week 18. Despite running only 16 routes and seeing only three targets, Smith-Marsette caught all three for 103 yards and a touchdown, with 88 of his yards coming via Air Yards. 13 of his 116 total receiving yards were in YAC.