Report: Miami Dolphins officially sign Jevon Holland

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Just days before their training camp opens, the Miami Dolphins announced the signing of 2021 draft pick Jevon Holland, a safety from the University of Oregon, on Friday.

Holland was selected with the first of two second-round picks the Dolphins had in this year’s draft and was the 36th overall selection.

No terms regarding the contract have been announced, though the Dolphins have high hopes that Holland will be able to become an asset in the team’s secondary.

Holland has good size and also showed a knack for making big plays while at Oregon, finishing with nine interceptions during his collegiate career.

Whether or not Holland will advance quickly enough during training camp to join the Dolphins’ starting lineup remains to be seen.

Besides training camp, the Dolphins will play in three preseason contests before their season opener against the New England Patriots on Sept. 12.

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Brad is a freelance writer for and has been around long enough to remember the 1972 perfect season, and even when Don Shula was coaching the Colts. He still follows the Dolphins and other happenings in the NFL, so he can offer a little perspective when it comes to the ups and downs of each season. Some of his opinions may end up differing from the people who read them, but that's par for the course when it comes to life in South Florida.