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Seahawks draft Towson cornerback Tye Smith in fifth round
Seahawks draft Towson cornerback Tye Smith in fifth round

Towson cornerback Tye Smith was drafted in the fifth round by the Seattle Seahawks. Smith attended the Ravens' local prospect day. Smith was a Football Championship Subdivision All-American and all-conference selection. The 6-foot, 184-pound North Carolina native ran the the 40-yard dash in 4.47 and 4.51 seconds at his Pro Day workout. Smith played in the East-West Shrine all-star game. The three-year starter finished his career with 312 career tackles, six interceptions, six forced fumbles and 25 passes defended. Smith is projected as a late-round draft pick. At the combine, Smith had the sixth-fastest 20-yard shuttle with a time of 3.96 seconds. He also had a 36.5-inch...

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