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Jaylen Waddle drafted by Miami Dolphins in first round of NFL Draft

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 file photo, Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle (17)...
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 file photo, Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle (17) carries the ball in for a touchdown after a reception in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala. The New York Giants spent the two months leading up to the draft in a somewhat unexpected dip into the free agency market that filled holes at wide receiver and cornerback, and narrowed their positional needs. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)(Butch Dill | AP)
Published: Apr. 29, 2021 at 9:05 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WCTV) - The Miami Dolphins have drafted former Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle with the sixth overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

The Dolphins are slated to pick again in the first round, with the 18th overall pick.

Waddle totaled 591 yards on 28 catches for four touchdowns last year for the Crimson Tide. Over his three-year Alabama career, the Texas native totaled 106 receptions for 1,999 yards and 17 career scores.

Miami went 10-6 in the 2020 season, their most wins since the 2016 campaign.

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