American Football Database
For the defensive back of the same name, see Irvin Smith.
Irv Smith
Date of birth: (1971-10-13)October 13, 1971
Place of birth: Trenton, New Jersey
Career information
Position(s): Tight end
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 1 / Pick 20
 As player:
New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns
Playing stats at

Irvin Martin Smith (born October 13, 1971 in Trenton, New Jersey) is a former American football player who was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft. He played high school football for Pemberton Township High School, a small public school located in Pemberton Township in South Jersey a few miles from Fort Dix/McGuire Air Force Base. Irving Fryar coached youth league here. To date, Irv Smith remains the only football prospect from Pemberton Township High School to be drafted into the NFL. A 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), 262 lb (119 kg). tight end, he went on to star at the University of Notre Dame. He never translated his college success into the professional ranks. Smith played in seven NFL seasons from 1993 to 1999.

Smith is currently Co-hosting a Sports radio show "EZ Sports Talk" along with his older brother and former tight-end for the Atlanta Falcons Edward (EZ) Smith in Phoenix, AZ.

Career receiving statistics

  • 95 Games
  • 183 Receptions
  • 1,788 Yards
  • 9.8 Avg.
  • 15 Touchdowns

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