Mark Ingram: Why The Miami Dolphins Should NOT Draft Bama’s Star Running Back

January 29, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Let me get this out of the way right now: I'm an Auburn Tigers fan.
I hate the Crimson Tide with a passion. I cringe at their every victory, and joyously celebrate their every defeat. But that has nothing to do with why I do not want Mark Ingram holding up a Dolphins jersey this April.
More than an Auburn fan, I'm a Dolphins fan, and I absolutely do not care what college a guy went to when it comes to the Dolphins.
I would have been fine with the Dolphins drafting Terrence Cody in 2010.
Rolando McClain the guy I wanted most in the first round last year before Oakland took him.
Give me DeMeco Ryans or Jarrett Johnson any day.
My distaste for the Tide as an Auburn fan has nothing to do with why I don't want the Dolphins to draft running back Mark Ingram. Quite simply, it's because running backs are rarely worth first-round picks, and Ingram just isn't a special enough player to warrant drafting so high when the team has other needs.
That is not to say t...

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