clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

NFL Draft results 2017: Dolphins sixth round pick is Vincent Taylor

The Miami Dolphins’ sixth-round picks is in!

NCAA Football: Sugar Bowl-Oklahoma State vs Mississippi Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins began day three of the 2017 NFL Draft with three fifth-round picks and a seventh-round selection. After a trade in the fifth round, Miami made two only picks in the round, but added a sixth-round selection to go with their seventh. Now, as the sixth round unfolds, the Dolphins have selected Oklahoma State defensive tackle Vincent Taylor.

That marks a second straight defensive tackle pick for the Dolphins.’s Lance Zierlein writes of Taylor:

Taylor has consecutive seasons of good production in the pass-happy Big 12, but he lacks the consistent contact balance and anchor that teams will be looking for from an interior defender. His ability to disrupt off the snap with quickness and strength gives him a chance to get a foot in the door as a rotational tackle.

The Dolphins have one remaining pick, a seventh-rounder.

Dolphins Draft Picks

Round 1 - Pick 22 - Charles Harris, DE, Missouri

Round 2 - Pick 22 (Overall 54) - Raekwon McMillan, LB, Ohio State

Round 3 - Pick 33 (Overall 97 - Compensatory) - Cordrea Tankersley, CB, Clemson

Round 5 - Pick 22 (Overall 164) - Isaac Asiata, G, Utah

Round 5 - Pick 35 (Overall 178 - Compensatory) - Davon Godchaux, DT, LSU

Round 5 - Pick 41 (Overall 184 - Compensatory) - Traded to Eagles

Round 6 - Pick 10 (Overall 194 - from Eagles) - Vincent Taylor, DT, Oklahoma State

Remaining Miami Dolphins picks

Round 7 - Pick 5 (Overall 223 - from Los Angeles Rams)

Dolphins needs

  • Linebacker
  • Guard
  • Cornerback
  • Defensive end
  • Defensive tackle
  • Safety

Other links

PFF Profile of Charles Harris

Chris Grier explains that Dolphins deliberately avoided Harris

NFL Draft results

NFL Draft Order

Prospects who visited with Dolphins

2017 NFL Mock Draft (2-rounds via SB Nation bloggers)

Dolphins roster

2017 NFL Draft Schedule

4th-7th Rounds - Saturday, April 29 - 12pm ET

TV channels: ESPN/ESPN2 and NFL Network


What’s your grade for the Dolphins’ sixth-round pick of Vincent Taylor?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    (73 votes)
  • 50%
    (154 votes)
  • 21%
    (66 votes)
  • 2%
    (9 votes)
  • 1%
    (4 votes)
306 votes total Vote Now