Miami has reportedly contacted several teams about this possibility, but the problem this year is that there is a lack of top-end, superstar talent at the top of the draft as opposed to previous years.
Within the last several days, the Dolphins have brought in a wide variety of players to examine further, ranging from likely top-10 pick Alex Smith to late picks like Washington WR Charles Frederick.
Some of the more notable players the team worked out were University of Miami CB Antrel Rolle and Oklahoma State RB Vernand Morency. Rolle is considered by some to be the top corner prospect in this year's draft, while Morency is most likely a first- or second-round prospect.
Yesterday, Miami took an extended look at Smith, the Utah quarterback who wowed scouts at his private workout last month. Smith, along with Cal quarterback Aaron Rogers, is highly regarded at the quarterback position. According to Smith's agent Tom Condon, Smith is planning a whirlwind tour of different teams with top 10 selections such as Cleveland, Detroit and Tampa Bay.
The Dolphins are also interested in taking another look at Rogers, but no visits have been finalized as of yet.
Among the other prospects the team looked at were Virginia linebacker Darryl Blackstock, North Carolina State left tackle Chris Colmer, Oklahoma safety Brodney Pool, Northern Colorado wide receiver Vincent Jackson and UAB wide receiver Roddy White.
Although most mock drafts have the Dolphins selecting a running back with the second pick, Saban has emphasized that he will select the best available player.