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2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft - The Miami Dolphins Select...

With the eighth pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock draft, Dan Lockhart selected for the Miami Dolphins, who earned their pick with a 6-10 record in 2011.

With the No. 8 pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, the Miami Dolphins select...

Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama

Reggie Bush revitalized his career in Miami in 2011 as he had his first 1,000-yard season in his career. The Dolphins also got Daniel Thomas, who ran for over 500 yards, early in the draft in 2011. While the selection of Richardson may be somewhat a surprise, a backfield consisting of Bush, Thomas and Richardson would be extremely tough to stop and help Miami succeed in the AFC East.

Richardson is the best player left on the board and even though he isn't exactly what the Dolphins need, he represents the future of the backfield and gives whatever quarterback is behind center a talented weapon in the backfield. Richardson can do it all. He can run between the tackles, he can get around the edge and he can catch the ball out of the backfield. He's a tremendous weapon for a struggling quarterback.

Trent Richardson Highlights:

Joe Goodberry's Instant Analysis:

A surprise pick. Trent Richardson goes to a crowded backfield with Reggie Bush and Daniel Thomas. Richardson should easily win that job and become their lead back by week one. It's a shame they didn't go QB with this pick. Tannehill is a slight reach, but QB trumps all needs.
Grade: B-
Value: +5

Draft Overview:

# Team Picked By Name/Positon of Pick
1 Indianapolis Alex Neyer Andrew Luck QB
2 Washington David Farrelly Robert Griffin III QB
3 Minnesota Palewook Matt Kalil OT
4 Cleveland Jason Garrison Justin Blackmon WR
5 Tampa Bay Andrew Bernius Morris Claiborne CB
6 St. Louis Jim0ijk Quinton Coples DE
7 Jacksonville AK513 Melvin Ingram DE
8 Miami Dan Lockhart Trent Richardson RB
9 Carolina Jason Blanton
10 Buffalo Casey Penn
11 Kansas City Kenneth Taylor
12 Seattle Jerod Egner
13 Arizona Dan Wolford
14 Dallas Joshua Foster
15 Philadelphia Travis Parker
16 New York Jets Kenneth Taylor
17 Cincinnati (from Oakland) Jason Garrison
18 San Diego Anthony Knox
19 Chicago Steve Whited
20 Tennessee Jeff Welch
21 Cincinnati Jason Garrison
22 Cleveland (from Atlanta) Jason Garrison
23 Detroit Andrew Perrotta
24 Pittsburgh Jason Garrison
25 Denver Jared Morgan
26 Houston Brett Kollman
27 New England (from New Orleans) Anthony Knox
28 Green Bay Travis Castleman
29 Baltimore Jason Garrison
30 San Francisco Chris Brown
31 New England Anthony Knox
32 New York Giants Matt Leitner