Should the Dolphins get another corner to lock the backfield down?

Akwasi Owusu-Ansah

Possibly the Dolphins can SNAG Eric Berry or Earl Thomas. If they dont should they trade down in the first and try to pick up their 2nd rounder? Possibly they can get a good OLB, DT, or offensive weapon in the first and go for a linebacker, a safety, or DT in the second or third. With the knowledge of Will Allen getting older who may not want to play safety and Jason Allen maybe just maybe getting the nickel back position. Should the Dolphins get a special talent in Akwasi Owusu- Ansah who is said to be the next "Ashomugah" who can play both corner and free safety in the second if they trade down in the first and get a OLB.


Akwasi Owusu-Ansah made a name for himself as a junior when he tallied up eight interceptions. The IUP cornerback had only 14 tackles, a sign of teams not throwing his way. The 6’1” 205 Owusu-Ansah had seven of his interceptions in the last three games, and was one of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference’s top returners, gaining 560 yards.This season on defense he has 21 total tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions, four pass break-ups and six passes defended. In the return game he has 16 kick-off returns for 462 returns (28.9 average per return) and two touchdowns; with 21 punt returns for 271 yards (12.9 average per return) and three touchdowns.A high school running back, Owusu-Ansah is a major threat with the ball in his hands, and took one of his interceptions back for a touchdown last year.

He has the athletic ability to succeed, combined with his speed, it makes him a tough shut down cover corner. He is a great on special teams as both a kick and punt returner, which will help his stock come draft day.

He's 6ft 207lb's, bench press 21 times, has 35.5" vertical and runs a 4.38.

Should the Dolphins make a run for him in the 3rd round if he's there (he's projected a second rounder)if they get Berry or Thomas? Or if they miss out on Berry and Thomas and trade down in the first to pick their 2nd rounder back up, pick him in the 2nd to sure up the backfield or go for a later safety and corner in the 4th and 5th round that is great and fill the NT, TE, or WR positions with the 2nd and 3rd round picks?

What should the Dolphins do to fill their needs knowing they may need a corner as well.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Phinsider's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of The Phinsider writers or editors.

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