Irv Smith

  • Height
    6' 2"
  • Weight
    242 lbs
  • Arm Length
    31 1/2" (8th)
Irv Smith headshot
  • Draft Pick
    2.18 2019
  • College
    Alabama
  • Age
    24.1
Overall rank
TE17
2022

Irv Smith Bio & Season Stats

Year Games Tgts Rec Rec Yds YPR Air Yds Rec TD Fantasy Pts/Game
2022 4 20 10 91 9.1 126 1 6.3 (#19)
2020 13 43 30 365 12.2 355 5 7.6 (#22)
2019 14 47 36 311 8.6 289 2 5.6 (#33)
  • College Dominator
    14.0% (37th)
  • College YPR
    16.1 (88th)
  • Breakout Age
    -
  • SPARQ-x
    108.9 (61st)

Irv Smith Advanced Stats & Metrics

Value Over Stream

-0.7
(#153)

Value Over Stream: Valuation scheme calculates a player’s fantasy pts/game over the average waiver wire replacement in standard fantasy league formats during either the current season (or previous year during the offseason) and adjusts for positional bust rates. VOS rank in parenthesis spans all positions, enabling player comparisons across QB's, RB's, WR's, and TE's.

2022

Snap Share

2022

Target Share

2022

Fantasy Points

Irv Smith ADP

136.90
Average Draft Position (2022)
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12.05 Pick
TE13 Rank

Popularity Index

#190

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Irv Smith Injury History

Low
Medium
High
Games Missed
Injury Reports
Thumb injury
Preseason (2022)
0
0
Meniscus tear
Preseason (2021)
17
17
Back injury
Week 12 (2020)
2
3
Groin strain
Week 10 (2020)
2
3

Irv Smith College Stats

Year Games Recs Rec Yds Tgt Share Catch Rate Rec TDs Special Teams Age School
2017 9 (TE) 14 128 (9.1 ypr) - - 3 0 19 Alabama
2018 15 (TE) 44 (61 tgts) 710 (16.1 ypr) 13.9% - 7 0 20 Alabama

Who is Irv Smith

In Irv Smith’s first two seasons, he was in the shadow of Kyle Rudolph and was the Vikings’ TE2. He saw small upticks in opportunity and production from year 1 to year 2, such as snap share going up from 61.7% to 64.5% and air yards going from 289 to 355. These numbers alone are not enough to draw interest in fantasy, but Rudolph departed in free agency in 2021 which opened the door for Smith to break out. In the stretch of four games which Rudolph missed in 2020, Smith averaged 12.8 PPR points. Despite being a secondary weapon in 2020, he still saw 7 deep targets and he only had 2 drops.

While underlying numbers such as his 1.28 yards per route run and his contested catch rate of 37.5% are not indicative of a diamond in the rough, there remains hope that Smith will produce with greater opportunity. He didn’t see the field in 2021 due to a preseason meniscus tear, but Tyler Conklin did little to steal his job in his absence. Smith is going into a contract year in 2022, as he will be a free agent in the 2023 offseason. His Underdog early best ball ADP is currently 151.4, where he is the 18th tight end off the board. That could rise after Conklin jetted his way to New York.