Miami Dolphins All Time Depth Chart - Fullback

Former Miami Dolphins fullback Lousaka Polite scores a touchdown against the Detroit Lions, but won't upset the favorite to claim a spot on the Dolphins' All Time Depth Chart.

The Miami Dolphins All Time Depth Chart continues to be built tonight, with maybe the second easiest decision for the vote. In fact, I'm so positive I knew who is going to win this competition, I'm no even going to spend a whole lot of time building out the list of nominees for the fullback position.

But, before we get to that, we do need to place our last tight end on the roster. Not surprisingly, the final tight end position goes to Jim Mandich. "Mad Dog" was the Miami second round pick in the 1970 Draft, playing eight seasons with the Dolphins. During that time, he would start 16 games, appearing in another 103 contests. He would catch 121 passes for 1,406 yards, with 23 touchdowns. He would leave Miami after the 1977 season, spending one year with the Pittsburgh Steelers before retiring.

On to the fullbacks:

The current depth chart looks like:

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Dan Marino Bob Griese Chad Pennington


Mark Clayton Paul Warfield Mark Duper Nat Moore O.J. McDuffie Chris Chambers


Randy McMichael Keith Jackson Jim Mandich


Ricky Williams Mercury Morris












The nominees for the fullback position, which are completely subjectively picked because I am pretty sure we all know who will win this:

Larry Csonka - Conka played for the Dolphins for eight seasons, starting all 106 games in which he appeared. Csonka's first stint with Miami was from 1968 to 1974, including the team's two Super Bowl championships. He then left the NFL for two seasons in the WFL, before returning to the league with the New York Giants. After the 1978 season with the Giants, Csonka returned for one season with the Dolphins. He led the league in yards per attempt in 1971 (5.4), and made the Pro Bowl every year from 1971 to 1974. He also was named First Team All Pro in 1971 and 1973. Csonka is the Miami all time leading rusher, with 6,737 yards, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987, and is one of three Miami players to have his number retired (Dan Marino and Bob Griese).

Andra Franklin - From his fullback position, Franklin carried the ball 622 times for 2,232 yards and 22 touchdowns over his four seasons with the Dolphins (1981-1984; 42 appearance, 19 starts).

Ron Davenport - Davenport followed Franklin as the Miami fullback, playing with the team from 1985-1989, appearing in 67 games, with 18 starts. Davenport carried the ball 274 times for 1,127 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Lousaka Polite - The "Lousaka Monster" played three seasons (2008-2010) with the Dolphins, appearing in 43 games, 24 of which he started. Polite built a reputation as a clutch short yardage back, seemingly perfect on third- or fourth-down and one-yard or less (11-for-12 in 2008, 16-for-16 in 2009, and 14-for-15 in 2010). Over his Dolphins career, Polite would gane 270 yards on 86 carries, with one touchdown. He was released by the Dolphins after the 2010 season, and appeared in one game last year for the New England Patriots.

Vote below for your favorite to claim the only fullback roster spot:

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