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Miami Dolphins Sign Five Draft Picks


The Miami Dolphins today announced they have signed five draft picks: linebacker Mohamed Kamara, safety Patrick McMorris, wide receiver Malik Washington, wide receiver Tahj Washington and running back Jaylen Wright.



Kamara was selected in the fifth round (158th overall) of the 2024 NFL Draft. He played five years (2019-23) at Colorado State, where he earned All-Mountain West honors and was named Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year as a graduate student in 2023. He played in 49 career games with 33 starts and recorded 179 tackles (93 solo), 30.5 sacks, two passes defensed, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.



McMorris was selected in the sixth round (198th overall) of the 2024 NFL Draft. He played his final season at California, where he started all 13 games and recorded 90 tackles (50 solo), 1.0 sack, one interception, eight passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries and was named All-Pac 12 honorable mention. McMorris transferred from San Diego State, where he played four seasons (2019-22). He earned first-team All-Mountain West honors in 2021 and 2022.



Malik Washington was selected in the sixth round (184th overall) of the 2024 NFL Draft. He played his final season at Virginia, where he appeared in 12 games with 11 starts and totaled 110 receptions for 1,427 yards (13.0 avg.) and nine touchdowns. He earned first-team All-ACC honors in 2023. Washington transferred from Northwestern, where he played four seasons (2019-22) and tallied 120 receptions for 1,348 yards (11.2 avg.) and three touchdowns.



Tahj Washington was selected in the seventh round (241st overall) of the 2024 NFL Draft. He played in 39 games with 30 starts over three seasons (2021-23) at Southern California, where he caught 163 receptions for 2,449 yards (15.0 avg.) and 15 touchdowns. He was named All-Pac 12 honorable mention in 2022. Washington transferred from Memphis, where he brought in 43 receptions for 743 yards (17.3 avg.) and six touchdowns as a redshirt freshman.



Wright was selected in the fourth round (120th overall) of the 2024 NFL Draft. He played three seasons (2021-23) at Tennessee, where he appeared in 32 games with 12 starts and totaled 368 carries for 2,297 yards (6.2 avg.) and 18 touchdowns. In 2023, he started all 12 games and tallied 137 carries for 1,013 yards (7.4 avg.) and four touchdowns. His 7.4 yards per carry led all FBS running backs, earning him second-team All-SEC honors.


Name

Pos.

Hgt.

Wgt.

Birthdate

Exp.

College

Hometown

Acq.

Mohamed Kamara

LB

6-1

248

6/9/00

R

Colorado State ‘24

Newark, N.J.

D5, ’24

Patrick McMorris

S

6-0

206

10/18/01

R

California ’24

Santa Ana, Calif.

D6b, ’24

Malik Washington

WR

5-8

191

10/20/00

R

Virginia ’24

Lawrenceville, Ga.

D6a, ’24

Tahj Washington

WR

5-10

174

5/16/01

R

USC ’20

Marshall, Texas

D7, ’24

Jaylen Wright

RB

5-10

210

4/1/03

R

Tennessee ’24

Durham, N.C.

D4, ’24


By ML Staff. Content/Image courtesy of Miami Dolphins

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