Miami Dolphins Historical Perspective - 1975 Draft

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We are 37 days from the NFL Draft. To get us through those days, we will take a daily look at the Miami Dolphins draft history. We will work our way up to the 2013 Draft, just before we settle in for the 2014 selection process. We continue with the 1975 Draft today.

While the NFL free agency period is still ongoing, with the potential for the Miami Dolphins to still add more players, the focus around the league is starting to turn toward the NFL Draft. In 37 days, the newest members of the professional football fraternity will be selected and welcomed.

To get us through those 37 days, we will take a look at each of the Dolphins' 48 previous Drafts. We will take a look at one per day, with a couple of extras thrown in, just to make sure we make it through all 48 selection processes.

This morning, we continue with the 1975 selections.

Rnd Pick Player Pos School Remarks
1 23 Darryl Carlton T Tampa Played for Dolphins 1975-1976; Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1977-1979
2 36 Freddie Solomon WR Tampa Received from Green Bay Packer for QB Jim del Gaizo (Aug. 22, 1973); Played for Dolphins 1975-1977; San Francisco 49ers 1978-1985
2 49 Stan Winfrey RB Arkansas St. Played for Dolphins 1975-1977; Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1977
3 75 Gerald Hill LB Houston Did not play
4 100 Bruce Elia LB Ohio St. Played for Dolphins 1975; San Francisco 49ers 1976-1978
5 106 Morris Owens WR Arizona St. Received from New York Giants for CB Henry Stuckey (Jan. 28, 1975); Played for Dolphins 1975-1976; Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1976-1979
5 127 Barry Hill DB Iowa St. Played for Dolphins 1975-1976
6 143 Steve Towle LB Kansas Received from New York Jets for DT Larry Woods (Aug. 7, 1974); Played for Dolphins 1975-1980
6 153 NO PICK Traded to New York Jets for T John Mooring
7 179 Phillip Kent RB Baylor Did not play
8 205 Barney Crawford DT Harding Did not play
9 231 James Wilson G Did not play
10 239 Clyde Russell RB Oklahoma Received from Chicago for WR Charley Wade (Aug. 9, 1974); Did not play
10 256 Joe Jackson TE Penn St. Received from Washington for G/C Howard Kindig (Aug. 21, 1974); Did not play
10 257 Joe Danelo K Washington St. Played for Green Bay Packers 1975; New York Giants 1976-1982; Buffalo Bills 1983-1984
11 283 John Dilworth DB NW St. (LA) Did not play
12 309 Joe Yancey T Henderson St. Did not play
13 334 Leonard Isabell WR Tulsa Did not play
14 338 James Lewis DB Tennessee St. Received from New York Giants for RB Ed Jenkins (Aug. 17, 1974); Did not play
14 361 John Graham QB Colorado St. Did not play
15 387 Skip Johns RB Carson-Newman Did not play
16 413 Vernon Smith C Georgia Did not play
17 439 Dwaine Copeland RB Middle Tenn. St. Did not play
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