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Miami Dolphins mock draft database 5.0: Final look at projections ahead of round one

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The NFL Draft's first round is tonight, so we take one last look at the Miami Dolphins mock draft database.

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The NFL Draft begins in just a few hours. As we prepare for the actual draft, we take one last look at the Miami Dolphins mock draft database, the fifth full update of the database. Collected below are 104 difference mock drafts, with their pick for the Dolphins. And, as you will soon see, the "consensus" pick for the Dolphins has drastically changed.

As always, we would like to thank Adam Stites from SB Nation, who put together the interactive pie charts this year.

For the last time in 2016, here is the Miami Dolphins mock draft database, listing the pick for the Dolphins with the 13th overall selection:

Miami Dolphins Mock Draft Database (104 mock drafts)

Organization (Writer) Date Dolphins pick
Rotoworld (Josh Norris) 27-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (Bob McGinn) 27-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
CSN Chicago (John Mullin) 27-Apr Sheldon Rankins, DT. Louisville
New York Daily News (Gary Myers) 27-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Chicago Tribune (Brad Biggs) 27-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Washington Post (Mark Maske) 27-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
NFL.com (Charley Casserly) 27-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
Sporting News (Vinnie Iyer) 27-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
Sports Illustrated (Don Banks) 27-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Sports Illustrated (Doug Farrar) 27-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
Sports Illustrated (Chris Burke) 27-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Boston Globe (Ben Volin) 27-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Draft Breakdown (Joe Marino) 27-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
New York Post (Steve Serby) 27-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Baltimore Beatdown (Chris Jones) 27-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein) 27-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
Sky Sports (Andy Charles) 27-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Lowell Sun (Barry Scanlon) 27-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
CSN Bay Area (Matt Maiocco) 27-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
CSN Bay Area (Scott Bair) 27-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
The Big Lead (Jason McIntyre) 27-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (D. Orlando Ledbetter) 27-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
National Football Post (Greg Gabriel) 27-Apr Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama
The Guardian (Paolo Bandini) 27-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
NFL.com (Charles Davis) 26-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
NFL.com (Bucky Brooks) 26-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
NFL.com (Lance Zeirlein) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
FOX Sports (Peter Schrager) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Charlotte Observer (Jonathan Jones) 26-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
San Diego Union-Tribune (Eddie Brown) 26-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
Denver Post (Cameron Wolfe) 26-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
WGR 550 [Buffalo] (Sal Capaccio) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Rotoworld (Mark Lindquist) 26-Apr Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson
Washington (Pa.) Observer-Reporter (Dale Lolley) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Daily Norseman (Christopher Gates) 26-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Bleacher Report (Matt Miller) 26-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Draft King (Lou Pickney) 26-Apr Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
ClevelandBrowns.com (Patrick Maks) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
ClevelandBrowns.com (Matt Wilhelm) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Jaguars.com (John Oehser) 26-Apr Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson
49ers.com (Taylor Price) 26-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
49ers.com (Tyler Emerick) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
49ers.com (Joe Fann) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Music City Miracles (Terry Lambert) 26-Apr Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
Metro U.S. (Matt Burke) 26-Apr Leonard Floyd, LB, Georgia
CSN New England (Phil Perry) 26-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
CSN Chicago (Kip Lewis) 26-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
First Coast News (Mike Kaye) 26-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Newsday (Nick Klopsis) 26-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Ed Bouchette) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Ray Fittipaldo) 26-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
Dan Pompei (DanPompei.net) 26-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Walter Football (Walter Cherepinsky) 26-Apr Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
SB Nation (Dan Kadar) 25-Apr Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame
NFL.com (Daniel Jeremiah) 25-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
St. Paul Pioneer Press (Chris Tomasson) 25-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
CBS Sports (Jason La Canfora) 25-Apr Leonard Floyd, LB, Georgia
Ourlads (Staff) 25-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Associated Press (Barry Wilner) 25-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
CBS Sports (Rob Rang) 25-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
CBS Sports (Pete Prisco) 25-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
CSN Philly (Dave Zangaro) 25-Apr Noah Spence, DE, Eastern Kentucky
Bleacher Report (Mike Tanier) 25-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
Baltimore Sun (Mark Selig) 25-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
Palm Beach Post (Andrew Abramson) 25-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
The Read Optional (Ollie Connolly) 25-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Walter Football (Charlie Campbell) 25-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
ESPN 1530 [Cincinnati] (James Rapien) 25-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
Optimum Scouting (Derrik Klassen) 25-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
Arizona Daily Star (Staff) 24-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
Florida Times-Union (Hays Carlyon) 24-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
Buffalo Rumblings (Brian Galliford) 24-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Tacoma News Tribune (Gregg Bell) 23-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Jim Thomas) 23-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Lake County News-Herald (Jeff Schudel) 23-Apr Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
Arizona Republic (Bob McManaman) 23-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Detroit Free Press (Dave Birkett) 23-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
Houston Chronicle (John McClain) 22-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
Houston Chronicle (Aaron Wilson) 22-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
The Dallas Morning News (Jon Machota) 22-Apr Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
Pro Football Focus (Cris Collinsworth) 22-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Kansas City Star (Terez Paylor) 22-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Dayton Daily News (Jay Morrison) 22-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
ESPN Cleveland (Tony Grossi) 22-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
Mile High Report (Scotty Payne) 22-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Chicago Daily Herald (Bob LeGere) 21-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
Pro Football Weekly (J.C. Talon) 21-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
CBS Chicago (Chris Emma) 21-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
CSN Mid-Atlantic (Ben Standig) 21-Apr Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
NFL.com (Curtis Conway) 21-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
NFL.com (Chad Reuter) 21-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
ESPN (Louis Riddick) 21-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
ESPN (Todd McShay) 21-Apr Shaq Lawson, DE Clemson
Washington Post (John Harris) 21-Apr Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
USA Today (Nate Davis) 21-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
ESPN Deportes (Miguel Pasquel) 21-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
DraftTek (Staff) 21-Apr Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson
South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Omar Kelly) 21-Apr Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Sporting News (Eric Galko) 20-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
Cleveland Plain-Dealer (Chris Fedor) 20-Apr Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
CBS Sports (Will Brinson) 20-Apr Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
Pro Football Weekly (Kevin Fishbain) 20-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
USA Today (Connor Rogers) 20-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
Pro Football Weekly (Hub Arkush) 19-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State

Miami Dolphins Mock Draft Player Selections Graph

Now, you can see the massive swings in the database. In the 4.0 update, Vernon Hargreaves was leading with 15.4% of the mock selections. That amount would not even rank second anymore, and Haregreaves is not in either of those positions. Running back Ezekiel Elliott has jumped from 12.5% of the selections to nearly double that at 24%, leading the way for the Dolphins' pick.

Behind Elliott, Eli Apple has now climbed into the second position, having moved from just 6.6% of the selections last time. The "others" category then is third, with 11.5% of the selections - but this is made up of all the players who show up on just one mock draft. Shaq Lawson, Darron Lee, and, finally, Hargreaves each appear in 10.6% of the mock drafts used, while William Jackson III and Jack Conklin each make an appearance in 7.7% of the selections.

(Editor's Note: The interactive pie chart automatically updates as more mock drafts are added to the database and/or updated in the database. That could make the percentages change from the listed percentages in the write-up above, which is as of 9:15am ET on April 28.)