Miami was good enough for Jason Fox in college. Now, the offensive lineman hopes to succeed with the Dolphins.
Fox, an All-ACC player during his Hurricanes career, signed a one-year contract with the Dolphins on Wednesday.
''I'm very comfortable with South Florida. I consider it as a second home to me, but obviously the main reason was the Miami Dolphins,'' the Fort Worth, Texas native said during an afternoon conference call. ''I'm just so excited to be here. Their offensive line presents a great opportunity for me to come in and compete. I couldn't be more thrilled.''
The four-year veteran joins an offensive line that added free-agent tackle Brandon Albert -- but lost Bryant McKinnie, Tyson Clabo and Will Yeatman -- and could compete for the starting right-tackle spot.
''There are some openings on this offensive line and I came in here to give it everything I have and to earn a starting job,'' Fox said. ''Whether it's at right tackle or whether it's inside somewhere or wherever, I...