The Miami Dolphins may have walked away from the NFL draft with the biggest steal, or it could all go up in smoke.
They took Laremy Tunsil with the 13th overall pick. The tackle was once considered a potential No. 1 overall pick, but he fell after a bizarre video was posted on his Twitter account minutes before the start of the draft showed a person smoking from a mask equipped with a bong.
Dolphins general manager Chris Grier said the team had been aware of the video’s existence well before the draft. Grier and Tunsil both said the video was two years old.
The approximately 30-second video was quickly deleted from Tunsil’s Twitter account, which was then deactivated.
“Man, it was a mistake,” Tunsil said. “It happened years ago. Somebody hacked my Twitter account, and that’s how it got on there.”