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UF's Josh Evans has ties inside the Dolphins

I made the point in the last post that the Dolphins should know the kids coming out of the University of Miami and Florida International University better than any other team because of the proximity of those two schools. Well, throw in the University of Florida and Florida State, too.

Years ago, the Patriots had a great in at Florida because New England coach Bill Belichick and Gators coach Urban Meyer (now at Ohio St.) are great friends.

But the Dolphins are not without ties to the UF program and players. One player in particular to watch is safety Josh Evans.

He wrote an eloquent combine diary for onlygators.com and I suggest you check out the entire piece.

Basically, Evans met with the entire Dolphins coaching staff at the combine. (He also met with Washington, San Francisco, Tampa and Dallas among others.)

What stood out about Miami's meet is that Evans has a great connection with Dolphins assistant DB coach Blue Adams. Adams recruited Evans out of high school for Purdue.

"It was funny to meet up again because we had a great relationship when I was in high school," Evans tells onlygators.com. "When I was coming up, he showed me a lot of love, and now to see him on the professional level there is a sort of comfort to know this guy actually knows who I am. He knows my character, knows I’m not a problem child and knows I’m someone who is striving to be successful in life."

That's excellent news as one hopes Adams will expand on his relationship when discussing him within the Dolphins facility.

Evans was something of a disappointment in the 40 at the combine, running 4.58. But he has a reason: He tweaked a hamstring prior to the run. He'll get another chance at the Florida Pro Day.

If you are wondering why all the coverage of safeties lately, you should understand that is an area of need for Miami. Chris Clemons is an unrestricted free agent. If he doesn't that is a hole for Miami. But even if he does, which I expect, the Dolphins have no real depth at the position.

They had to sign Tyrone Culver late last season to be the backup when they really had no plans of bringing him back when training camp closed and he was cut.

The need doesn't rise to the first-round status, but it will be a discussion later on. Evans might be a fit. And by the way, Evans is training in Boca. That's really close to the Dolphins' training facility.

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"Kris & DC, I was not advocating firing Ireland right now before the start of FA & the draft. I was making a blanket statement that Ireland is the problem & the excuses some fans come up with are beyond ludicrous!

Forgot prior regimes! Let's talk about the last 5 years ONLY! The 3 or 4 decent players Ireland has brough in does NOT outnumber the dozens of terrible moves he's made.

Let's live in the NOW! ireland's teams have sucked for 4 straight years & aside from 1 lucky hit to brady's knee, it would have been 5.

This IS ireland's team & it stinks! It has more unfilled positions than filled ones.

Anyone on here, who is sane, would not be stomping their feet claiming Ireland's done alright. He should have been fired by now. He don't know how to build a team."

High Density,

Four straight losing seasons would have gotten GM's with track records of success fired. You fire the HC but you keep the GM??? The truth is that they both suck.

He's the Matt Millen of Miami.

Posted by: Canadians B Gone! | February 28, 2013 at 03:00 PM

See,
Perfect Proof that Yeast Boy continues his role of Stupidity and changing his name constantly so that he might crave the attention that he does.

Yeast Boy, try and find bloggers that arent yourself and get them to agree with you!!


LoL

THERE IS NO BAD TIME TO FIRE IRELAND!!

YG...
they had better play tougher than that....
or we may lose our GM and our coach....
Posted by: Kris | February 28, 2013 at 02:53 PM

I dont know Kris, Put the team in girl scout uniforms and helmets, the opposition may not want to touch or tackle them. We're sure to go 19-0 that way. LOL...

Doesnt everyone? Terrible hires across the board.

Mike,

You're right. We should fire Philbin & Sherman, cut Tannehill after his rookie year, & re-sign Moore. Matt Moore is definitely elite.

I wish you could realize how insane &/or stupid you sound....

Steve Ross, the worst owner in sports?

WNP, you want to stay the course with incompetents and repeat the 4 Henne years?

I wish you could realize how insane &/or stupid you sound....

YG,

LMFAO!!! Everyone on here knows that 'Canadien Bacon' is you. Your atrocious spelling & 13 year old brain gave you away. Not sure who you think you're fooling...

The 49ers’ weakest spot on defense is cornerback, and the team has struggled to fill the position before. That could be enough to push San Francisco to do whatever needs to happen to get Revis Island into the Bay Area.

.a sb team just gets stronger and the phinz just sux rox.
lmao

"Ireland is the GM for the forseable future...so we need to get used to it...."

Kris,

It's like the movie 'Groundhog Day' with Bill Murray. It seems like it will never end.

I will defend YG.

He was a PERFECT GENTLEMAN when he recently accompanied me to the Admirals Ball. Held doors open for me, always made sure my drink was refreshed, engaged me in witty conversation (he's a good listener!), and best of all--he is a DREAM on the dance floor!

Our date was magnificent and in many ways it was a magical evening. He even sent flowers a day later and thanked me. I will not hear these aspersions on his fine character!

WNP resorts to name calling when his opinion isnt shared. How childish?

At 12th a DE or DT is ideal but not a priority for us. Great depth in this draft, I'd trade down with Seattle who needs to counter SF's Kaepernick and their 15 picks that will be used to bring Revis and others.

Seattle is the perfect trade partner, we can swap 12th for 25th and trade Solai for their 2nd and 6th. I know heresy to trade the big guy but how do you plan to resign him next year when we need to sign R. Jones and others. Make the move now before it's too late (see Jake Long).

At 25th we pick Eiffert just before Green Bay would have. Plenty of CBs in round 2 and beyond with Slay, Poyer, Ryan and even Banks now. Same with WRs, I covet Da'Rick Rogers and Swope. Same with OL like Dallas Thomas and D. Quessenberry and even DE with Brandon Jenkins. We need these picks to get all of these guys.

Posted by: We Need Playmakers | February 28, 2013 at 03:11 PM

You know better than to state the obvious to Yeast Boy, he gets quietly upset and then will proceed to insult you through another handle.

Not that you can blame him at all, I mean when your surrounded by people that think you are royally stupid, what better way then to invent your own private army of handlers to come to your rescue.


LoL

last season 4 irecorns contract.
3-13.

Posted by: We Need Playmakers | February 28, 2013 at 03:11 PM

Im also sure that Canadien bacon is rotfl his assoff at you. Great thing your screen name isnt "WE Need Brains". That would be highly inaccurate, because its only you who needs a brain.

Even the Wizard of Oz couldnt pony up on that trick for you. LOL...

Ireland needs to sign Mike Wallace and draft Cordelle Patterson in the first. Let Hartline go! Let SS go draft the FSU Xavier Rhodes. I would also like one of the ND or Stanford TE.

Wallace
Patterson
Ertz or the other TE forget his name

Now thats a WR core right there!

YG, yes I am laughing hystericlly at the stupidos

I quit

Posted by: Easy Choice | February 28, 2013 at 03:04 PM

For a dumb guy you think you're pretty smart! Must be Canadian!

Keep guessing! Douchers like you who obsess over aliases is what makes this blog enjoyable!

Sure isn't your sissy cat fight with the other blog idiot, yesterday.

You are both pretty similar evn though you hate each other. You're both idiots!

How you like dem apples? Still think I'm YG? NERD!

I hate this game, Im going back to my dirty magazines!

"Im also sure that Canadien bacon is rotfl his assoff at you. Great thing your screen name isnt "WE Need Brains". That would be highly inaccurate, because its only you who needs a brain.

Even the Wizard of Oz couldnt pony up on that trick for you. LOL..."

YG,

You haven't said anything that is remotely funny in the time that I have posted on this blog so stop posting 'LOL.' You're a f#cking child.

If Irescum had one ounce of class he'd quit.

Easy Choice is obviously a 37 year old virgin living alone in Manitoba or Toronto.

Everytime I come to this board, YG is beefing with Mark just how long will this go on

Posted by: Canadians B Gone! | February 28, 2013 at 03:21 PM

I'll take being trashed in this content. Absolutely love it! ROTFLMAO...............................

WNP resorts to name calling when his opinion isnt shared. How childish?

says who clue, 2 of those guys havent played a down in the nfl

YG,
You haven't said anything that is remotely funny in the time that I have posted on this blog so stop posting 'LOL.' You're a f#cking child.
Posted by: We Need Playmakers | February 28, 2013 at 03:21 PM

Child? And this f'king post doesnt make you sound like an immature whiney little baby? LOL...

Hey Fake Canadian B Gone/YG


You know your showing Schizophrenia signs when you then try to hide and behind another handle only to insult yourself


LoL

They don't have a point because a majority of the black population speak using ebonics. That's why we refer to those who speak intelligently as articulate. If they want that to stop perhaps Rev Jackson can get his cronies together and tell the rest of their counterparts to speak like adults and not like gang thugs.

Hello everyone, thanks for coming here today as always.

You know I appreciate you participating on this forum but I would ask that you stop the personal attacks on each other. Please.

It's boring. It has nothing to do with football. And nobody else really cares.

If you wish to disagree on football grounds, have at it. That raises multiple sides to issues we're all here to discuss -- football, specifically Dolphins football.

But calling each other names? Be better than that. Please.

If you didn't know, I'm also Yesterdays Gone 4 Ever Recruit 2 & Yesterdays Gone 4 Ever Recruit 1 & prolly more.

Getting close to time for the prison libray to close.

Child Predator Alligator(CPA) Mark, should be back to get in his parting shots soon. Once he done, the most important he'll do all day will be to make 5:00 pm:

"HEADCOUNT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

On time! LOL....

If easy choice would talk ANYTHING about football I'd love to belittle him on that topic.

But, he's too busy acting like a whiny 13 year old girl wrongly accusing people of being someone else.

I think he things he's funny or right. Little does he know, he's wrong on both

LMAO

Nice Try YB,

But your spelling and low IQ is something you cant forge or hide behind


LoL

Posted by: Easy Choice | February 28, 2013 at 03:25 PM

Holy cow! Your parents must be really proud of you! LOL...

SMH at the nonsense.

Be better than that? Wishful thinking Armando.

Easy Choice,

Your mother should have made "Easy Choice" and had the doctors keep the afterbirth and thrown you away. LOL...

No Y/C/B Gone

I dont thing I funny, i think im funny is more realistic in the word sense.

Keep it up Scitzo

LoL

Armando, oh please you personally attacked Sean Smith hint the reason he blocked you on twitter. Hyporocrit much??

Canadians Be Gone,

We seem to make a pretty good idiot busters team. We won in a rout today! LOL...

here in kc fans going nuts over smith trade. pissed off big time,. already calling for reids head. hilarious

Yeast Boy,

at least having a mother would be something better than being grown in a tube with the matching genes of a fungus and a gene splicer.


LoL

Posted by: Easy Choice | February 28, 2013 at 03:34 PM

3:34 PM, See my 3:33 PM post. LOL...

Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | February 28, 2013 at 03:37 PM

Good job Yeast Boy, the scitzo all too happily agrees with you!!

LoL

Posted by: Easy Choice | February 28, 2013 at 03:38 PM

Ahhh........................................

He's jealous.......... LOL...

Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | February 28, 2013 at 03:40 PM

Nah, not jealous Yeast Boy..just astonished at all to the fact that you can be ignorant and type at the same time.

LoL

Time for another really "Easy Choice". I wont beat the crap out him anymore today. Clearly it's "Too Easy" now.

Wow, I've given hiom a more accurate new screen name. What you say Mr. "Too Easy"?

Oh, and btw way, Thats was your mom's favorite for me to call her too. "Too Easy"! LOL...

Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | February 28, 2013 at 03:45 PM


Good Job Yeast Boy, that almost made some sense in a way.


LoL

"Too Easy",

Before I go, when I dumped your mom, I changed her pet name to "Easy Out". LOL...

aramndo, mic all of the players on game day and listen to how they treat each other and this blog is no diff.
lol

Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | February 28, 2013 at 03:48 PM

I knew you always preferred the "EASY WAY OUT" when it comes to touching animals, just dont forget you daily vaccination shots when you visit the clinic today, dogs can be rough going animals

LoL

Too Easy,

However, I still refer to your mom as "3 And Out". That's how many times she blowed me while your father watched. LOL...

Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | February 28, 2013 at 03:52 PM

I didnt know 3 apes could do such a thing when it comes to incest intercourse.

NASTY yeast Boy!!!

LoL

Im really gone now.

This has been "Way To Easy" today. LOL...

Have a great day fellas'! LOL...

For the record, someone here once accused me of being YG. Prolly this easy choice fella as well.

He prolly fell outta the dummy tree & hit every branch on the way down. What other explanation could there be?

Easy Choice:

Nelson Rockefeller Goombay Festival? I have chihuahua diapers and Jesus soap.

Easy Choice,

New Blog Up

Psyche..... made you look fool! LOL..................

ARMANDO FOR GM!!

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