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Five Fun Facts About Dolphins 2016 First Round Pick Laremy Tunsil

Filed under: 5 Fun Facts — by Mark on May 3, 2016

Laremy Tunsil was purely dominant as an offensive tackle at Ole Miss during the two and a half seasons he was active. He quickly drew notice from NFL teams and was talked about as a possible number one overall selection prior to the Rams and then Eagles trading up to position themselves to select the two highly rated quarterbacks. Tunsil eventually fell to the Dolphins with the 13th pick. Here are five Laremy Tunsil fun facts for those interested in this great young player.

Laremy Tunsil’s Birthday

Laremy Tunsil was born on August 2nd, 1994. Other NFL players who share his August 2nd birthday include Brandon Browner, Brad Ottis, Golden Tate, John Scully, Kerry Rhodes, Elijah Alexander, Chris Liwienski, Billy Cannon, Burgess Owens, Matt Hazeltine, Tom Rafferty, and Ed West.

Laremy Tunsil: Number One

Coming out of Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida, Laremy Tunsil was ranked as the number one offensive tackle prospect in the nation.

Laremy Tunsil’s Final College Football Game

In his final college football game, Laremy Tunsil scored the first and only touchdown of his career. It came at the end of the first half of the 2016 Sugar Bowl when Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly rolled out to the right and threw a lateral pass back to a wide open Laremy Tunsil for the easy score.

Laremy Tunsil and Top 15 Draft Picks from Ole Miss

Laremy Tunsil was the 10th Ole Miss player ever selected in the first 15 picks of the NFL Draft. The previous nine were Parker Hall, Merle Hapes, Ed Beatty, Jim Dunaway, Stan Hindman, Mike Dennis, Archie Manning, Eli Manning, and Patrick Willis.

Jumping Laremy Tunsil

At the Ole Miss Pro Day held before the 2016 NFL Draft, Laremy Tunsil was measured in with a vertical leap of 28.5 inches and a nine foot three inch broad jump.

Miami Dolphins Fun Fact Graphic – Interceptions

Filed under: Uncategorized — by Mark on September 2, 2015

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Ryan Tannehill Miami Dolphins Fun Fact Graphic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on July 29, 2015

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Five Fun Facts About Ndamukong Suh

Filed under: 5 Fun Facts — by Mark on March 17, 2015

One of the bigger names in this year’s free agency was Ndamukong Suh. This impact player left the Detroit Lions and signed as a free agent with the Miami Dolphins, which made sports page headlines everywhere.

Here are five fun facts about Ndamukong Suh.

A Child of Portlandia

Ndamukong Suh was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He went to Grant High School there. Other notable sports names to come out of Grant High School like him include NBA player Terrell Brandon, NFL player and coach June Jones, MLB outfielder Darryl Motley, NFL quarterback George Shaw, and NBA player Mark Radford.

Not Bad Numbers

As a senior at Nebraska in 2009, Ndamukong Suh racked up 85 tackels, 12 sacks, 24 tackles for loss, 3 blocked kicks, and one interception.

Second Overall

In the 2010 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected Ndamukong Suh with the second overall pick. This is the second highest a player from Nebraska has ever been taken. The one time one went higher was in 1984 when the Patriots took wide receiver Irving Fryar. Other Cornhuskers who also were drafted second overall include Dean Steinkuhler in 1984 by the Oilers and Neil Smith in 1988 by the Chiefs.

The First To Go Down

The first quarterback sack of Ndamukong Suh’s career came in his very first NFL game, a Lions loss to the Bears on September 12, 2010, when he brought down Jay Cutler for a one yard loss.

The Most Sacks Against?

During his five seasons with the Lions, the team that Ndamukong Suh would register the most quarterback sacks against was the Chicago Bears with eight. In second place on that list is the Vikings with six and a half.

Five Fun Facts About Brandon Marshall

Filed under: 5 Fun Facts — by Mark on March 13, 2015

Brandon Marshall made headlines in early 2015 when the Jets worked a trade with the Bears to acquire the high jumping receiver.

Here is a look at five fun facts about this exciting wide receiver.

Nice Jump!

At Lake Howell High School in Florida, Brandon Marshall won the Class 3A State Triple Jump Championship with a jump of 14.81 meters.

Both Ways?!?!

During the 2004 season at the University of Central Florida, due to an injury riddled secondary, wide receiver Brandon Marshall started seven games at safety. He intercepted one pass that year and led the team in tackles with 51.

Nice Timing!

The most TD passes Brandon Marshall ever caught in a college football game was three. This happened on December 24, 2005 in a Central Florida loss to Nevada in the Hawaii Bowl. This was Marshall’s last game in college football. The three TD passes were for 51 yards, 29 yards, and 16 yards and were all thrown to him by quarterback Steven Moffett.

The First Of Many

The first pass Brandon Marshall would catch in the NFL was good for 13 yards, saw him tackled by Gary Baxter of the Browns, and was thrown to him by Jake Plummer while with the Broncos.

Who Threw ‘Em All?

Prior to being acquired by the Jets in 2015, Brandon Marshall had caught a total of 65 touchdown passes in the NFL. Seven quarterbacks had thrown TD passes to him up to that time, including Jay Cutler, Kyle Orton, Matt Moore, Chad Henne, Josh McCown, Jason Campbell, and Jake Plummer.

Miami Dolphins Rookie Fun Facts – Infographic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on November 19, 2014

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Dan Marino Miami Dolphins Fun Fact Graphic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on January 5, 2014

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