Jason’s Early 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Notre Dame TE Durham Smythe

Basics:

Name- Durham Smythe
Position- TE
College- Notre Dame
Class- Senior
Jersey Number- 80

Measurements:

Height- 6’4
Weight- 245 lbs
Projected 40 Time- 4.85

Pros:

Has good size
Is a good run blocker
A good pass blocker
Opens holes up for his backs
Is a good route runner
A tough nosed player
Has good instincts
A good pass catcher when called upon
Sure handed
Has gotten into the endzone a good amount of times
Gets a good push on his defender when blocking

Cons:

Does not have the best speed but that does not hurt his game
Missed all but 3 games in 2015 due to Shoulder and Knee injuries suffered against Virginia

Career Stats:

Games Played: 24, Receptions: 13, Receiving Yards: 137, Receiving Touchdowns: 5, Yards Per Catch: 10.5