Dolphins fourth-round corner Walt Aikens signs contract

Miami Dolphins fourth-round cornerback Walt Aikens has signed his rookie contract.

Aikens is slotted for a $2.635 million deal that include a $415,908 signing bonus.

Before the draft, Aikens visited the Dolphins, Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers, Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Buffalo Bills and worked out privately for the Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons and the Jaguars.

Aikens played in the Senior Bowl where he excelled.

He's an All-Big South Conference selection who had 62 tackles and three interceptions last season.

Aikens has 4.4 speed, a 35-inch vertical leap and a 7.12 three-cone drill.

He began his career at Illinois before transferring to Liberty.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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