Just like his brother Maurkice, it looks like Dolphins draftee Mike Pouncey will spend his time on the field snapping the ball to the quarterback.
“They’re doing a lot of things with their center that most centers don’t do,” Ireland said of the Gators. “They pull him a lot. When he’s trying to pull out in space, he’s getting out so quick that he’s doing something with the ball. I don’t know that we would do as much of that with him as maybe Florida did, but he improved over the season.
“We put him through the ringer a little bit in our Combine meeting. He’s very bright, obviously he’s a great leader, but the mental toughness, to handle what he went through at the combine, the rapid-fire questions he was getting really impressed me about the kid.”
We also should note that one of Mike Pouncey’s predraft goals was to get selected before his brother did in 2010. Maurkice went No. 18 to the Steelers last year. Mike went No. 15 Thursday.
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