Harrison Smith

Minnesota Vikings, Free Safety
Age: 35-173d (Feb 02, 1989)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: US
College: Notre Dame
Drafted: Round 1 (#29 overall), 2012
Agent(s): John McGeehan (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$7,315,884

2024 Cash

$9,000,000

Career Earnings

$87,480,243

2024-2025 (CURRENT)

Harrison Smith signed a 2 year , $10,250,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $7,000,000 signing bonus, $7,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,125,000. In 2024, Smith will earn a base salary of $1,490,000 and a signing bonus of $7,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,315,884 and a dead cap value of $14,831,768.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $10,250,000
Average Salary:
$5,125,000
Signing Bonus:
$7,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$7,000,000
Total GTD:
$7,000,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 35 $7,315,884 2.86% $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $14,831,768
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $9,000,000; $9,515,884 DEAD CAP
2025 36 $6,570,884 2.40% $1,255,000 $10,255,000 $9,515,884
2026 37
Void
UFA
$26,400,000 9.03% $25,000,000 $35,255,000 $4,200,000
2027
Void
$1,400,000 0.45% - - -
2028
Void
$1,400,000 0.42% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster/Gm Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 35 $1,490,000 $3,315,884 $2,000,000 $510,000 $7,315,884 2.86% $14,831,768
POTENTIAL OUT: 2025, 1 YR, $9,000,000; $9,515,884 DEAD CAP
2025 36 $1,255,000 $3,315,884 $2,000,000 - $6,570,884 2.40% $9,515,884
2026 37
Void
UFA
$25,000,000 $1,400,000 - - $26,400,000 9.03% $4,200,000
2027
Void
- $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000 0.45% -
2028
Void
- $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000 0.42% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 35 $1,490,000 $7,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $17,627,500
2025 36 $1,255,000 - $1,255,000 $10,255,000 $5,127,500 $26,255,000
2026 37
Void
$25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $35,255,000 $11,751,667 -
2027 38
Void
- - - - - -
2028 39
Void
- - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $7M guaranteed (signing bonus)
  • 2024 Per Game Active Bonus: $30,000 ($510,000)
  • 2026 base salary fully guarantees the 3rd league day of 2025
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2025 Extension

Harrison Smith signed a 4 year , $64,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $9,579,410 signing bonus, $26,379,410 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $16,000,000. In 2024, Smith will earn a base salary of $14,450,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $19,215,882 and a dead cap value of $7,831,768.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $64,000,000
Average Salary:
$16,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$9,579,410
GTD at Sign:
$14,179,410
Total GTD:
$26,379,410
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
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2016-2021 Extension

Harrison Smith signed a 5 year , $51,250,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $10,000,000 signing bonus, $28,578,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,250,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $51,250,000
Average Salary:
$10,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$10,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$15,278,000
Total GTD:
$28,578,000
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2012-2016 Rookie

Harrison Smith signed a 4 year , $7,138,546 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $3,631,672 signing bonus, $5,788,109 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,784,637.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $7,138,546
Average Salary:
$1,784,637
Signing Bonus:
$3,631,672
GTD at Sign:
$5,788,109
Total GTD:
$5,788,109
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$87,480,243

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2012 23
Active
$4,021,672
$4,021,672
2013 24
Active
$714,479
$4,736,151
2014 25
Active
$1,038,958
$5,775,109
2015 26
Active
$1,363,437
$7,138,546
2016 27
Active
$15,278,000
$22,416,546
2017 28
Active
$5,500,000
$27,916,546
2018 29
Active
$8,000,000
$35,916,546
2019 30
Active
$8,750,000
$44,666,546
2020 31
Active
$8,807,828
$53,474,374
2021 32
Active
$14,544,115
$68,018,489
2022 33
Active
$11,461,754
$79,480,243
2023 34
Active
$8,000,000
$87,480,243
Total      
$87,480,243
$87,480,243
2024 35
Active
$9,000,000
2025 36
Active
$1,255,000
2026 37
Active / void
$25,000,000
Total
$122,735,243
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2012
23
$390,000
$3,631,672
$4,021,672
$4,021,672
2013
24
$714,479
$714,479
$4,736,151
2014
25
$1,038,958
$1,038,958
$5,775,109
2015
26
$1,363,437
$1,363,437
$7,138,546
2016
27
$5,278,000
$10,000,000
$15,278,000
$22,416,546
2017
28
$5,150,000
$350,000
$5,500,000
$27,916,546
2018
29
$7,650,000
$350,000
$8,000,000
$35,916,546
2019
30
$8,350,000
$400,000
$8,750,000
$44,666,546
2020
31
$8,350,000
$300,000
$100,000
$57,828
$8,807,828
$53,474,374
2021
32
$1,075,000
$9,579,410
$3,789,705
$100,000
$14,544,115
$68,018,489
2022
33
$2,950,000
$8,000,000
$411,754
$100,000
$11,461,754
$79,480,243
2023
34
$7,500,000
$8,000,000
$87,480,243
Total
$49,809,874
$23,211,082
$8,000,000
$4,501,459
$1,400,000
$57,828
$87,480,243
$87,480,243
2024
35
$1,490,000
$7,000,000
$9,000,000
2025
36
$1,255,000
$1,255,000
2026
37
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
Total
$77,554,874
$30,211,082
$8,000,000
$4,501,459
$1,400,000
$57,828
$122,735,243

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
12 $49,809,874 $23,211,082 $4,501,459 $8,000,000 $1,400,000 $57,828 $87,480,243

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 MIN 10 - 10 COVID-19
  • Mar 13, 2024 Signed a 2 year $10.25 million restructured contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Oct 06, 2023 Fined $21,855 Impermissible use of the helmet against Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Mar 16, 2023 Reduced his 2023 base salary by $6.7M with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Nov 04, 2022 Fined $15,914 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 17, 2022 Converted an $8M roster bonus into signing bonus, clearing $6M of cap space with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jan 01, 2022 Fined $12,875 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Los Angeles (LAR)
  • Aug 29, 2021 Signed a 4 year $64 million contract extension with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Oct 09, 2020 Fined $15,000 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Jordan Akins (HOU)
  • Nov 23, 2018 Fined $10,026 Roughing the Passer against Mitch Trubisky (CHI)
  • Jun 06, 2016 Signed a 5 year $51.25 million extension with Minnesota (MIN)
  • May 03, 2015 Minnesota (MIN) exercised a $5.278 million option for 2016
  • May 31, 2012 Signed a 4 year $7.13 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Apr 26, 2012 Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#29 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 19, 2012 for a horse collar tackle on Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III $15,750
Nov 23, 2018 Late Hit against Mitch Trubisky (CHI) $10,026
Oct 09, 2020 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Jordan Akins (HOU) $15,000
Jan 01, 2022 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Los Angeles (LAR) $12,875
Nov 04, 2022 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Arizona (ARI) $15,914
Oct 06, 2023 Impermissible use of the helmet against Los Angeles (LAC) $21,855
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sack Tackles Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted FFum Int
2023 MIN 17 16 1,060 98.70 3 93 60 33 3
2022 MIN 14 14 913 78.60 85 66 19 1 5
2021 MIN 15 15 1,049 86.80 3 114 83 31 1 1
2020 MIN 16 16 1,031 95.90 1 89 54 35 5
2019 MIN 15 15 984 89.40 1 85 65 20 2 3
2018 MIN 16 16 1,024 98.70 3 84 67 17 1 3
2017 MIN 16 16 973 97.90 2 78 61 17 5
2016 MIN 14 14 893 86.60 2 91 69 22
2015 MIN 13 13 796 74.20 2 66 49 17 1 2
2014 MIN 16 16 1,070 98.90 3 92 71 20 1 5
2013 MIN 8 7 527 91.50 58 46 10 2
2012 MIN 16 16 1,038 92.10 1 104 70 28 1 3
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