What to Know
- The team announced Wednesday that 18 graduating seniors from the school’s football team will be on stage to reveal Miami’s third day picks.
- The family of Aaron Feis, a coach who was among the 17 people killed in the February 14th shooting at the Parkland school, will also attend.
When the Miami Dolphins head to the podium next week for the NFL Draft, several members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community will be joining them.
The team announced Wednesday that 18 graduating seniors from the school’s football team – along with the family of Aaron Feis, a coach who was among the 17 people killed in the February 14th shooting at the Parkland school – will be on stage to reveal Miami’s picks during the third day of the draft on Saturday, April 28th.
The three day NFL Draft will begin Thursday, April 26th inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Round one will be Thursday, with rounds two and three on Friday and rounds four through seven on Saturday.
Feis, a Douglas High graduate who had served on the coaching staff since 2002, was hailed a hero after rushing into the school following the first shots being fired by suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz. The 37-year-old left behind a wife and young daughter.
The Dolphins recently held a clinic for over 300 youngsters, along with members of the school’s junior varsity and varsity football teams, recently near the Parkland campus – along with making a $100,000 donation to the MSD Victim’s Fund.