2011 NFL Mock Draft: Miami Dolphins Select RB Mark Ingram

The Miami Dolphins are up next in SB Nation's 2011 NFL mock draft picking 15th. Their needs range from quarterback to interior offensive line to receiver to running back. They can make a case for any of those positions and SB Nation's The Phinsider has opted for running back picking Alabama's Mark Ingram.

I'm definitely not a huge fan of first round running backs but they're potentially losing Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams to free agency so there's a significant hole. There's not a sure-fire quarterback at the 15th spot, and it seems a little high for a guard or a center. The top two receivers are off the board and the next one may not go until late in the first round. 

That leaves running back, which makes sense from that perspective. SB Nation's Mocking The Draft notes that it's possible a quarterback comes off the board here.

This would also be a spot to watch for quarterbacks Jake Locker or Christian Ponder coming off the board. It's early for both, but it wouldn't be a surprise.

It wouldn't be a major surprise but I don't expect it at this point. That said, if you're going to reach for a position, it's probably quarterback.

For the full explanation of the pick, check out Mocking The Draft. 

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