Durham Smythe
No. 81 – Miami Dolphins
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1995-08-09) August 9, 1995 (age 26)
Havertown, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school:Belton (TX)
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 4 / Pick: 123
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 18, 2021
Receptions:73
Receiving yards:680
Receiving touchdowns:2
Player stats at NFL.com

Durham Smythe (born August 9, 1995) is an American football tight end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame.[1]

Early years

Smythe attended and played high school football at Belton High School.[2]

College career

Smythe attended and played college football at Notre Dame. He totaled 28 receptions for 381 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns in four years.[3]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 5+38 in
(1.97 m)
253 lb
(115 kg)
31+34 in
(0.81 m)
9+14 in
(0.23 m)
4.81 s 4.23 s 7.17 s 31.0 in
(0.79 m)
9 ft 2 in
(2.79 m)
18 reps
All values from NFL Combine[4]

Smythe was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fourth round with the 123rd overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, using the pick acquired from Cleveland in the Jarvis Landry trade.[5] He made his NFL debut in Week 1 of the 2018 season against the Tennessee Titans.[6] He recorded his first two career receptions in Week 12 against the Indianapolis Colts.[7] In the 2018 season, he totaled six receptions for 50 receiving yards.[8]

In the 2019 season, Smythe appeared in all 16 games, of which he started 14. He finished with seven receptions for 65 receiving yards.[9]

In Week 6 of the 2020 season, he scored his first professional touchdown on a four-yard reception against the New York Jets.[10]

On March 22, 2022, Smythe re-signed with the Dolphins on a two-year contract.[11]

References

  1. ^ "Notre Dame TE Durham Smythe passes tests, improves stock at Senior Bowl". NDInsider.com. January 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Durham Smythe's High School Timeline". MaxPreps.com. Retrieved September 25, 2020.
  3. ^ "Durham Smythe College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved September 25, 2020.
  4. ^ "Durham Smythe Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  5. ^ "Miami Dolphins 2018 draft results: Fourth-round selection has Miami adding Durham Smythe". ThePhinsider.com. April 28, 2018. Retrieved June 23, 2018.
  6. ^ "Tennessee Titans at Miami Dolphins - September 9th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 25, 2020.
  7. ^ "Miami Dolphins at Indianapolis Colts - November 25th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 25, 2020.
  8. ^ "Durham Smythe 2018 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 25, 2020.
  9. ^ "Durham Smythe 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 25, 2020.
  10. ^ "New York Jets at Miami Dolphins - October 18th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  11. ^ "Roster Moves: Dolphins re-sign TE Smythe". MiamiDolphins.com. March 22, 2022.