The Miami Dolphins today announced two roster moves, one to make roster space for the other move, adding a player to the team. The team has signed free agent wide receiver Gerald Ford while waiving tight end/fullback Emmanuel Ogbuehi.
Ogbuehi originally signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2013, but was waived in the final round of roster cuts. He joined the Dolphins' practice squad in December 2013, then signed a reserve/futures contract to remain with the club at the end of the season. He played college football at Georgia State, where he started at tight end. The Dolphins appeared to be using him primarily as a fullback in early offseason workouts.
Gerald Ford was born in 1913 and attended the University of Michigan and Yale Law before rising to be the 38th President of the United States.
Oh, sorry. Wrong guy. (It had to be done.)
This Ford comes to Miami out of Valdosta State, after a brief stint with the Cleveland Browns. At 6'3", 223 pounds, Ford has good size for an NFL receiver, projecting to play as a slot option as a professional. He is raw, however, and needs to develop his route running.
The Dolphins are currently holding their third and final Organized Team Activity of the season. They will open their mandatory minicamp next week before breaking until July's training camp.