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The Splash Zone - 4/7/16: Dolphins Claim Defensive Back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu

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The Dolphins claimed defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu off waivers on Tuesday. Ekpre-Olomu was a seventh-round pick in last years draft and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. He missed his rookie season due to an ACL tear he suffered near the end of 2014, his last season at Oregon. He was considered one of the top cornerback prospects in the draft but fell due to the injury.

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Dolphins claim CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu | The Daily Dolphin
Ifo Ekpre-Oloumu, who was arguably the top cornerback heading into 2015 NFL Draft before tearing his ACL, was claimed off waivers by the Dolphins on Tuesday. Ekpre-Olomu has never played in an NFL game. He tore his ACL in a Dec. 2014 practice at the University of Oregon.

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