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Miami Dolphins Historical Perspective - 1970 Draft

We are 41 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 1970 Draft today.

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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 42 days, the newest members of the professional football fraternity will be selected and welcomed.

To get us through those 42 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.

We've already completed the first three Drafts. This morning, we continue with the 1969 selections.

Rnd Pick Player Pos School Remarks
1 NO PICK Traded #3 overall to Cleveland Browns for WR Paul Warfield (HOF)
2 29 Jim Mandich TE Michigan Played for Dolphins 1970-1977; Pittsburgh Steelers 1978
3 55 Tim Foley DB Purdue Played for Dolphins 1970-1980; 1 Pro Bowl
4 81 Curtis Johnson DB Toledo Played for Dolphins 1970-1978
5 NO PICK Traded #107 overall to New England for LB Nick Buoniconti (HOF)
6 132 Dave Campbell DE Auburn Did not play
7 159 Jake Scott DB Georgia Played for Dolphins 1970-1975; Washington Redskins 1976-1978; 5 Pro Bowls; 2 First Team All-Pro
8 185 Narvel Chavers RB Jackson St. Did not play
9 211 Hubert Ginn RB Florida A&M Played for Dolphins 1970-1973; Baltimore Colts 1973; Dolphins 1974-1975; Oakland Raiders 1976-1978
10 237 Dick Nittenger G Tampa Did not play
11 263 Brownie Wheless T Rice Did not play
12 289 Mike Kolen LB Auburn Played for Dolphins 1970-1977
13 315 Dave Buddington RB Springfield Did not play
14 341 Gary Brackett G Holy Cross Did not play
15 367 Pat Hauser WR East Tennessee St. Did not play
16 393 Charlie Williams G Tennessee St. Did not play
17 419 George Myles DT Morris Brown Did not play