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Dolphins select Penn State's Jared Odrick

He is 6-5 and 305 pounds. He is a pass-rusher from the defensive tackle spot and the Dolphins think he can simply upgrade the defensive line in several ways.

He can play defensive end on early downs. He can rush up the middle on passing downs.

Jared Odrick is Miami's first round draft pick.

"I think I'm a great pass rusher," Odrick said. "I think I'm a great run-stopper."

The Dolphins believe they have added a three-down player. If I'm Phillip Merling, I'm suddenly feeling a little nervous.

The Dolphins have loved this guy since before the Senior Bowl. Then he went to the Senior Bowl and played and practiced well and hard. The love affair was on.

"I spoke to the staff going way back to Alabama and I knew they had a strong feeling about me but I didn't know how strong," Odrick said. "I can and will play any position on the defensive line," Odrick said. "I played the one-technique in college (DT) so if they ask me to play nose tackle, I'm for it. Let's do it."

Odrick played for the North squad in Mobile. The Dolphins coaches worked with the South squad. Odrick said he once asked Sparano what the first play of that game was going to be.

"He said, 'We're sure as heck not telling you,' " Odrick shared.


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Great pick, This guy is a baller. He can play any position along the line including nose.

He is even fast enough to be a 6'5 305 OLB. Hard to believe he isn't an upgrade over the 30 tackle season that JT had.

I like it, can't wait to see how Nolan uses him. This draft is deep, so far Miami if you include the MLB they got from San Diego and Marshall, hard to argue anyone is having a better draft.

Go Phins!!!

what!!!!!, that s!@it is stupid!


Sergio Kindle? Guys, you guys know that the Pats needed a OLB really bad? Guess what, they passed on him. If Kindle were that good not too many people would have passed on him. This is a solid pick, do you think the coaching stuff is just nuts and is going to select any random guy? You all don't scout players, you all didn't watch all of the players, hell maybe most of you can't even name the prospects that Miami likes. Lets be honest here, the front office is there for a reason, it isn't like you guys had more common sense or more knowledge about the topic. Sorry, but since Parcells has been here our Drafts have been really solid, not an A+ grade but I would put it as a B+ grade, very solid starters and maybe some pro bowlers. You have to trust that they did the good thing, if they hadn't liked him they would have drafted "Sergio Kindle" or "Taylor Mays"

Everyone Go To Madden.com(The Video Game)An Boost Jared's Ratin Please!PLEASE!Thanks

Parcells Aint Worth A Sh**

With this draft plus current personnel we may win or we may lose but we are certainly going to be a bruising team to play and the other team will be limping off the field to head for the whirlpool.

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