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Noon update: Fins invite another QB, add more players, Kiper's Fins draft assessment; UM offers QB; Heat

Noon update:

The Dolphins are giving a rookie mini-camp tryout to Oklahoma State quarterback Clint Chelf, his agent Gary Glick tells us. Chelf didn't become OSU's starter until the fifth game last season but helped lead the Cowboys to a 10-win season, throwing for 2169 yards, 17 touchdowns and eight picks while rushing for 321 yards and six touchdowns.

He torched Baylor, completing 19 of 25 passes for 370 yards.

In his career, Chelf threw 37 TDs and 15 picks.

His last game ended inauspiciously, when he was stripped by Missouri's Michael Sam --- the fumble was returned for a long touchdown --- late in a 41-31 Cotton Bowl loss to Missouri.

If Chelf is given a contract after the rookie minicamp, he would compete with Pat Devlin and North Dakota State's Brock Jensen for the Dolphins' No. 3 QB job. (The Dolphins today waived QB Jordan Rodgers, who is the brother of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.)

The Dolphins reportedly gave Jensen a $10,000 signing bonus, and he is viewed as Devlin's biggest challenger.

Jensen not only led his team to a third straight national championship last season, but is also the all-time winningest quarterback in FCS history.

Jensen, 6-2, finished his career at North Dakota State with 8,598 yards passing and 72 touchdown passes, 21 picks and completed 62.5 percent of his passes. He also ran for 1240 yards and 35 TDs.

Last season, he had 34 TD passes and 7 picks, completed 66.3 percent of his passes, and ran for 479 yards and 10 TDs. He has an NFL-caliber arm and displays good accuracy on intermediate routes.

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Monday morning quick hits:

### The Dolphins added five more players who went undrafted, though none have been announced. The latest:

Rutgers defensive end Marcus Thompson (signed to a contract). Had 5.5 sacks last season. Attended Boyd Anderson in Broward County.

Nebraska cornerback/safety Andrew Green (tryout basis). Had no picks last season. Has good size and speed but considered a liability against the run.

Temple defensive tackle Kamal Johnson (signed to a contract). A 6-4, 310-pounder with 16 tackles and a sack last season.

Missouri linebacker Andrew Wilson (signed to a contract). His 333 career tackles are 10th-most in school history. Had 113 tackles last season. Draft analyst Tony Pauline said "he's a stout, run-defending linebacker who sells out to make plays. Displays a terrific head for the ball." He's an outside linebacker who can play inside in a 3-4, Pauline said. (Miami runs a 4-3.)

Maryland cornerback Isaac Goins (trying basis). A starter with 60 tackles and two picks in 2013.

Please see the last post for other undrafted players added by the Dolphins. The Dolphins will hold a rookie minicamp May 23-25. Many of the undrafted players added were signed to contracts; others will attend on a tryout basis.

Also, please see the last post for a list of where all the draft-eligible Hurricanes ended up. Add another one to that list: Luther Robinson just signed with the Packers.

### Mel Kiper gave the Dolphins a B in his draft recap on ESPN.com. Kiper’s assessment: “This was a really quiet draft class in terms of star appeal, but the Dolphins did a pretty solid job of hitting their biggest needs. Ja'Wuan James isn't a player many people know, but I thought he'd land here, and he did in a move that makes a lot of sense. The Dolphins need an immediate starter at right tackle, and that's James. Just plug him in and check it off.

Jarvis Landry doesn't fill a major need at WR, but he's a really reliable target who catches absolutely everything. Billy Turner was a tackle at North Dakota State, but could fill another pretty big need they have at guard. Walt Aikens will need some time as he makes a big leap in competition, but is a needed addition at cornerback.

Jordie Tripp could offer help at linebacker as a guy who is explosive out of his drop and will play with passion. Matt Hazel is a sleeper at WR, and like Landry, has good hands. This draft was about Ryan Tannehill. Stop the constant sacks, give him a chance to take another step. I think Miami succeeded.

 

### If the Pacers close out Washington either Tuesday or Thursday --- and if the Heat wins the Brooklyn series in five or six games --- then Heat at Pacers would begin Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis, with Game 2 likely on Tuesday.

### Whereas Shane Battier said he’s retiring after this season, Ray Allen said he’s not leaning either way about playing next season. And James Jones --- who considered retirement last June --- said he definitely wants to play next season, preferably for Miami.

### UM --- seeking 2015 quarterbacks after losing out on Brandon Wimbush to Penn State --- offered West Palm Beach Dwyer’s Daniel Parr, whose only other offers are from FAU, Marshall, Yale and Akron. (But he has been receiving interest from UF and FSU, among others.) He threw for 42 TDs and six INTs last season. He told rivals.com that Miami “is definitely one of my top choices.”

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