MIAMI (WJZ) — The Miami Dolphins drafted Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft on Saturday.

Perry was the 246th overall pick in the draft. A Naval Academy spokesperson said Perry is expected to play wide receiver and running back for the Dolphins.

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“I’m super excited for Malcolm, he’s so deserving of this opportunity,” head football coach Ken Niumatalolo said in a news release. “Malcolm has always put the team before himself and I’m so happy that he is getting some individual recognition for his incredible career.”

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Perry said he’s excited to get to work in Florida.

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“I saw a Florida number pop up and I was a little surprised,” he said in a statement. “I hadn’t heard from the Dolphins during this entire process, but I’m excited that I heard from them today.”