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09/24/2017

Replay: Irish Scuttle Spartans Quickly

03/23/2017

Brandon Wimbush: His Chance Now

Wimbush qualified as the "next man up" on the depth chart.

12/04/2016

Sunday Brunch: Alongside Jim and Dan

Tailgate parties are rather a big deal for the McGlinchey clan.

11/13/2016

Sunday Brunch: Shutdown in San Antonio

A dominating Irish offense that notched TDs on five of its first six possessions

11/12/2016

Irish Drive Over Army

Balanced attack subdues the Black Knights in San Antonio.

09/01/2017

Go Irish, Beat Owls

Notre Dame vs Temple Saturday, September 2nd Tune in @ 3:30 ET on NBC

08/01/2017

2017 Notre Dame Football Fall Camp - Practice One

Photos from the first fall practice of the 2017 Notre Dame football season at Culver Academies (Mike Bennett).

11/12/2016

USATSI Gallery - Army @ Notre Dame

USATSI Gallery - Army @ Notre Dame - Shamrock Series

11/05/2016

Navy 28, Notre Dame 27

Check out the USA Today photo gallery from the football game between Notre Dame and Navy.

10/29/2016

Notre Dame 30, Miami 27

The Fighting Irish defeat Miami, on October 29, 2016.

09/17/2016

Notre Dame vs. Michigan State: USATSI Gallery

Images from Saturday night's game between Notre Dame and Michigan State.

SMYTHE’S HONORS & AWARDS

  • Mackey Award Watch List (2017)

SMYTHE’S CAREER HIGHS

  • Points scored: 12, vs. Army, Nov. 12, 2016
  • Touchdowns: 2, vs. Army, Nov. 12, 2016
  • Receptions: 2, vs. Army, Nov. 12, 2016
  • Receiving yards: 41, vs. Army, Nov. 12, 2016 (2 receptions)
  • Receiving TDs: 2, vs. Army, Nov. 12, 2016 
  • Long reception: 31, vs. Army, Nov. 12, 2016
  • All-purpose yards: 41, vs. Army, Nov. 12, 2016

SENIOR SEASON (2016)

  • Started all 12 games for the Irish
  • Totaled 112 all-purpose yards during the season, including a season-best 41 against Army (Nov. 12) Recorded nine receptions with two against Army for 41 yards (Nov. 12)
  • Registered four touchdown receptions, including two against Army (Nov. 12)
  • Other touchdown receptions came off a 12-yard pass against Michigan State (Sept. 17) and an eight-yard pass against Navy (Nov. 5)

JUNIOR SEASON (2015)

  • Played in three games and started against Texas (Sept. 5), Virginia (Sept. 12) and Ohio State (Jan. 1)
  • Suffered shoulder and knee injuries in the victory at Virginia that resulted in separate surgeries that forced him to miss the final 10 games of the regular season
  • Returned to the field in the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State
  • Registered three catches for 18 yards, including a seven-yard TD grab on a fake field-goal attempt, against the Cavaliers
  • Made a single reception in each of his three games played

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)

  • Played in all 13 games
  • One of 20 Irish players who made his career debut in the season-opening victory over Rice (Aug. 30)
  • First career catch was a seven-yard grab at No. 11 Arizona State which was good for a first down

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)

  • Did not see any game action

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA

  • Caught 37 passes for 547 yards and six TDs as senior in 2012 at Belton High School in Belton, Texas Helped Tigers to 6-4 record as senior on team that averaged 31.6 points per game
  • One of two tight ends on Waco Tribune-Herald Top 50 
  • Rated number two on Waco Tribune-Herald list of Central Texas prospects for 2012
  • Two-time first-team tight end on Texas District 8-5A squad in 2012 and 2011
  • Rated sixth tight end nationally by 247Sports and 15th tight end by Rivals
  • Rivals rates him 40th among state of Texas prospects
  • Ranked 188th on 247Sports list of top 247 players
  • Ranked 170th overall and sixth among tight ends on Scout 300 by Scout.com
  • Texas High School Coaches Association named him to its all-state academic first team for 2012
  • Caught 22 passes as junior in 2011 for 341 yards and three TDs and also caught three two-point conversion throws
  • Added eight receptions for 120 yards and two TDs as a sophomore in 2010
  • Played defensive end as a high school freshman before moving to tight end
  • Father Roy was offensive lineman on 1980 Baylor Southwest Conference champion football squad
  • Played for coach Rodney Southern
  • Son of Roy and Terri Smythe
  • Graduated in May 2017 with a degree in sociology from the College of Arts and Letters

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Durham Smythe
Durham  Smythe

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Belton, TX

High School:
Belton

Height / Weight:
6-5 1/2 / 257

Position:
Tight End

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