Day 2 Selections
50. Irv Smith Jr
TE, 6-2, 242, Alabama
• Smith is the son of former Saints tight end Irv Smith Sr., who was New Orleans’ 1993 first-round pick, and the nephew of former NFLer Ed Smith.
• The 20-year-old set the Crimson Tide’s single-season record for tight ends with seven touchdowns in 2018.
• A native of New Orleans, he played three years at Alabama, winning a national title following the 2017 season and declaring for the draft after his junior year.
• He was second -team all-SEC last season, when he had 44 receptions for 710 yards.
102. Alexander Mattison
RB, 5-11, 220, Boise State
• Ran a 4.67 40-yard dash at the NFL combine and projects as a power runner to complement starter Dalvin Cook.
• Had 1,415 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns in 13 games as a junior in 2018.
• Played regularly as a true freshman in 2016, and had 1,086 yards as a sophomore.
• A native of San Bernardino, Calif., where he was an outstanding wrestler in high school.