NFL Safety: Minnesota Vikings
Career Highlights: Harrison Smith is the All-Pro free safety of the Minnesota Vikings. Selected 29th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft out of Notre Dame, Smith made an immediate impact on the Vikings defense in his rookie season with 104 combined tackles, three interceptions and two touchdowns. For his efforts, he was named to the Pro Football Writers All-Rookie Team. A 10-year NFL veteran, Smith had his best season in 2021 with 114 combined tackles. He has been selected to the Pro Bowl six times (2015-2019, 2021) and was named First-Team All-Pro in 2017 and Second-Team All-Pro in 2018. He set a Vikings record in 2015 with his fourth career interception return for a touchdown, returning four of his 12 interceptions at the time for scores in his first four NFL seasons. In his NFL career, Smith has played in 145 games with 640 solo tackles, 16.5 sacks, 29 interceptions and four touchdowns. Smith played four years collegiately at Notre Dame where he played various defensive positions including linebacker and strong safety and finished with 309 tackles and seven interceptions.