The NFL Draft has come and gone, and the Miami Dolphins have made their selections.
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Weight: 204 pounds
Comment: Fitzpatrick can play anywhere in the secondary, but his priority early on with the Dolphins will be at safety. He was a two-time All-American under coach Nick Saban and won the Chuck Bednarik Award (best collegiate defensive player) in 2017.
Position: Tight end
College: Penn State
Weight: 247 pounds
Comment: Gesicki is a natural pass catcher, hauling in 129 passes for 1,481 yards and 15 touchdowns. He set career highs as a senior with 57 catches and nine touchdowns. However, he needs to improve as an in-line blocker.
College: Ohio State
Weight: 229 pounds
Comment: Baker is undersized for a linebacker, but he has speed — 4.5 speed. He won't be a three-down linebacker right out of the gate, but he should contribute early in his career.
Position: Tight end
College: Notre Dame
Weight: 253 pounds
Comment: Smythe is a blocking tight end who draft experts say has the mindset of an offensive lineman. This could be a benefit to the Dolphins, but there are also bigger needs.
Position: Running back
College: Arizona State
Weight: 228 pounds
Comment: Ballage scored eight touchdowns in a game as a junior and recorded 27 rushing touchdowns overall in his career. He will add depth to the Dolphins' backfield that contains veteran Frank Gore and up-and-comer Kenyan Drake.
Position: Defensive back
College: Southern Miss
Weight: 180 pounds
Comment: Second defensive back for the Dolphins. He has 146 career tackles and five interceptions during his four-year collegiate career. He's capable of playing both outside corner or nickel.
Weight: 235 pounds
Comment: Poling more than likely on special teams or as a backup middle linebacker to start if he makes the roster. He recorded 374 tackles and 44 tackles for loss in college.
College: New Mexico
Weight: 190 pounds
Comment: The Dolphins have their kicker. Sanders connected on 25 of his 35 career attempts in college.