ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio football alumni Quentin Poling was selected by the Miami Dolphins with the 227th overall pick during the seventh round of the 2018 National Football League Draft Saturday.
Poling was a First Team All-MAC linebacker for the Bobcats this past season and led Ohio with 107 total tackles and 49 solo stops. Poling also led the team with 5.5 sacks, 12.5 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles. Poling holds Ohio records in career solo tackles (221) and career tackles for loss (44.0).
Poling is the first Bobcat to be taken in the 2018 NFL Draft and will make the sixth Bobcat on an NFL roster this season.
Poling marks the 35th Bobcat to be drafted into the NFL and the ninth under head coach Frank Solich.