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Miami Dolphins: Will undrafted Georgia/Alabama DB Maurice Smith make roster?

We’ll need a photo of Maurice Smith in a Miami Dolphins uniform, pronto. (Getty Images)

Minneapolis — Maurice Smith believes he’s going to make it.

When the Miami Dolphins finalize their initial 53-man roster on Saturday at 4 p.m., Smith, a defensive back from the University of Georgia, via Alabama, believes he’s going to be a part of an NFL roster.

And despite Smith’s undrafted status, there’s a very, very good chance he’s right.

“This game was basically about putting it on tape,” Smith said after significant reps in Thursday night’s preseason finale at the Vikings. “That was my whole thing going in. Now it’s just a matter of letting God work and putting it in his hands. And you know (executive vice president) Mike Tannenbaum and the rest of the staff, I’m just hoping I did enough. I feel like I did enough. So we’ve just got to see the results.”

Smith was the most impressive undrafted player the Dolphins signed this offseason.

There have been very good moments for defensive back Torry McTyer, punter Matt Haack (who made the team), offensive tackle Eric Smith, linebacker Chase Allen and wide receiver Drew Morgan.

But Smith, 6-feet, 195 pounds, has a very high ceiling on defense and …read more

Source:: Palm Beach Post