Looking back at the Miami Dolphins 1977 Draft - A historical perspective

Richard Mackson-US PRESSWIRE

We are 33 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 1977 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 33 days, the newest members of the professional football fraternity will be selected and welcomed.

To get us through those 33 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 1977 selections.

Rnd Pick Player Pos School Remarks
1 13 A.J. Duhe LB LSU Played for Dolphins 1977-1984; 1 Pro Bowl
2 40 Bob Baumhower NT Alabama Played for Dolphins 1977-1985, 1986; 5 Pro Bowls; 1 First Team All Pro
3 70 NO PICK Traded to Houston Oilers for CB Ken Ellis (Sep. 9, 1976)
3 71 Mike Watson T Miami (Ohio) Received from Chicago Bears for WR Bo Rather (Sep. 10, 1974); Did not play
4 97 NO PICK Traded to Washington for S Bryant Salter (also sent S Jake Scott - Aug. 24, 1976)
5 113 Mike Michel P Stanford Received from Tampa Bay for LB Ray Nettles; Played for Dolphins 1977; Philadelphia Eagles 1978
5 123 Leroy Harris RB Arkansas St. Played for Dolphins 1977-1978; Philadelphia Eagles 1979-1980, 1982
6 153 NO PICK Traded to New York Giants for LB Andy Selfridge (Sep. 2, 1976)
7 180 Bruce Herron LB New Mexico Played for Chicago Bears 1978-1982
8 207 Horace Perkins DB Colorado Played for Kansas City Chiefs 1979
9 237 Robert Turner RB Oklahoma St. Played for Houston Oilers 1978
10 264 Mark Carter T East. Michigan Did not play
11 291 John Alexander DE Rutgers Played for Dolphins 1977-1978
12 321 Terry Anderson WR Bethune-Cookman Played for Dolphins 1977-1978; Washington Redskins 1978; San Francisco 49ers 1980
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