- from the official site of the Miami Dolphins
The Nick Saban era in South Florida officially kicked off as the NFL held its 70th annual Draft. In the first round, the Dolphins selected running back Ronnie Brown from Auburn University. Miami selected defensive end Matt Roth from Iowa in the second round. The Dolphins drafted linebacker Channing Crowder from the University of Florida in the third round. In the fourth round, Miami selected cornerback Travis Daniels from Louisiana State. The Dolphins drafted offensive tackle Anthony Alabi from Texas Christian in the fifth round. In the seventh round, Miami selected defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson from Michigan State.