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Jaylen Waddle putting in work this offseason for a big fourth year with Miami Dolphins

Jaylen Waddle (#17) returns a punt for the Dolphins in second half of 2021 game versus New York Giants
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Jaylen Waddle is not playing around with his offseason training for his fourth season with the Miami Dolphins.

He is one the most talented, young wide receivers in the National Football League.

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A former first-round pick, Waddle is a three-time 1,000-yard receiver for the Dolphins. Miami picked up the fifth-year option on Waddle’s rookie contract, but the Houston (Texas) native is playing for an opportunity at a bigger pay day. He is training with Gold Feet Certified out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The culture that trains speed and agility has worked with several marquee talents in the pros, including Odell Beckham Jr., Elijah Moore, Jahan Dotson, and Zay Flowers. Gold Feet is helping Waddle craft his routes, put more explosive moves on defensive backs, and create more angles to score touchdowns in the coming fall.

Miami has an offense explosive enough to get to the Super Bowl, but Waddle wants to make sure he helps the team be in a position to make a deep playoff run to the Super Bowl. He was a Southeastern Conference Champion and College Football Playoff National Champion at Alabama, but Waddle is after even more in the pros.

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Stephen M. Smith is the senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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