In the fifth round of the 2021 NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings added to their offense, taking Iowa wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette and Central Missouri tight end Zach Davidson.
Smith-Marsette played four seasons for the Hawkeyes and tallied 110 receptions for 1,615 yards and 14 touchdowns. He also rushed 34 times for 274 yards and four scores over his career. In 2020, Smith-Marsette appeared in seven games and logged 25 catches for 345 yards and four touchdowns. He averaged 28.7 yards on kick returns, which is second all-time in Big Ten history, over his four years.
The 6-foor-1 receiver registered a 40-yard dash time of 4.47 at the Iowa Pro Day.
Davidson, who was listed on his college roster as both a tight end and punter, hauled in 51 receptions for 1,133 yards from 2017-19. In 2019, Davidson caught 40 receptions for 894 yards and 15 touchdowns and earned five first team All-American nods.
The Vikings currently have one draft choice remaining -- the 15th pick of the sixth round (No. 199 overall).