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**Dolphins select Pat White with the 44th overall pick**

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Rd. # Player Pos. College
2 44 Pat White
QB West Virginia

With their first of two second round picks, the Dolphins made a bold pick - selecting QB/WR Pat White.  White wants to play quarterback, but it's unlikely he's going to be used as a true quarterback.  Instead, he'll likely bring all new elements to Miami's 'wildcat' offense.  I would bet he also gets a crack at being Miami's primary return man.

White measures in just over 6'0 tall and weighs 197 pounds.  He ran a 4.55 40 at the Combine.  Here is what Draft Countdown says about Pat White:

Strengths: Outstanding athleticism...Good speed and quickness with a burst...Elusive open field runner with great vision who is difficult to tackle...Versatile and can be a weapon on trick plays...Very productive...Has a pretty high football IQ...Also has some potential as a return man...A proven winner and team leader with solid intangibles.

Weaknesses: Does not have the size, arm strength or accuracy that you look for in an NFL signal caller and will most likely have to make a position change...Is he open to a move???...Has a slight frame...Durability is a big concern...Has had some issues with ball security...Extremely raw as a route runner and pass catcher...Limited experience in a pro-style offensive system... Will he be tempted to pursue a pro baseball career?

I like the pick.  It's a bold move but will bring new elements to Miami's offense that the NFL has never seen.

For more on White, check out my post from March when I made a case for taking the play-making Mountaineer.