Miami Dolphins Draft: CB Kendall Fuller

Virginia Tech's Kendall Fuller could be the steal of the draft if he drops to the second round. Could the Miami Dolphins capitalize on the talented corner?

Whether or not you like Miami Dolphins CB Brent Grimes and his wife Miko (who causes quite the stir on the Twitter-sphere), there is no denying that the team has major concerns at the cornerback position. With arguably the best season out of Reshad Jones and Louis Delmas slated to return from injury, the Dolphins are a good cornerback away from having one of the best secondaries in the league. 

With former Cincinnati Bengals DB coach Vance Jospeh as the new defensive coordinator in South Beach, expect the Dolphins to covet a cornerback early in this year's draft. 

There might not be a better option that Virginia Tech Hokies CB Kendall Fuller. Fuller comes from a football family, with family memebrs Kyle Fuller and Corey Fuller already in the NFL with their respective teams. Fuller has tremendous size for the position too, coming in at 6 feet flat and 196 pounds, giving him the frame to match up against guys like Rob Gronkowski. As a true freshman, Fuller brought in six interceptions on his way to garnering All-American honors. He finished his three year career at Tech with 8 interceptions, 25 passes defended and 3.5 sacks, making him one of the most versatile corners in the game.

The Dolphins will not be taking Kendall Fuller with the 8th overall selection, But there is a chance Fuller is available in the second round when the Dolphins pick, or later in the first round if they decide to trade back. This is to thanks to a season-ending knee injury that Fuller suffered back in September of this season, making many teams wary on selecting him too high.

If I were the Miami Dolphins scouting team, I would not overlook Fuller, who comes from a family of successful NFL players and has the IQ to make the jump to the pros. Fuller will become a staple corner in the league within 2-3 years, and would instantly become a starter over guys like Jamar Taylor on the Dolphins defense. 

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