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Dolphins select Penn State's Mike Gesicki in 2nd round

Jerry DiPaola
| Friday, April 27, 2018, 8:06 p.m.

The Miami Dolphins chose Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki with their second round selection — 41st overall — as the NFL Draft resumed Friday night.

Gesicki, 6-foot-6, 247 pounds, was one of the more athletic tight end prospects, running a 4.54 time in the 40 at the NFL Combine.

In four seasons at Penn State, Gesicki made 129 catches for 1,481 yards and 15 touchdowns — 105, 1,242 and 14 over the past two seasons.

He was the first Penn State player taken since running back Saquon Barkley went second overall to the New York Giants on Thursday.

Jerry DiPaola is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at jdipaola@tribweb.com or via Twitter @JDiPaola_Trib.

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