NFL draft: Former Clemson DT selected in first round by Dolphins

NFL draft: Former Clemson DT selected in first round by Dolphins
Christian Wilkins

NASHVILLE, TN (TigerNet) - Former Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins was selected by the Miami Dolphins with the 13th pick in the first round.

Wilkins was rated as the No. 5 prospect overall and the No.2 DT by ESPN with draft projections in the mid-teens. He is projected a $15.4 million contract with a $9.2 million signing bonus per Spotrac.

The Springfield, Massachusetts product was a three-time All-American and was the fifth unanimous All-American in school history last season. He was also honored with the Campbell Trophy, which is also known as the academic Heisman.

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