Miami Dolphins draft pick Mohamed Kamara Feb 29, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Colorado State defensive lineman Mohamed Kamara (DL40) works out during the 2024 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Colorado State edge rusher Mohamed Kamara was among the most productive players in all of college football this past season. But unfortunately for him, NFL teams still overlooked him a bit as a prospect in the 2024 NFL Draft, a fact that he is quite upset about.

Kamara’s 13 sacks in 2023 were tied for the fourth-most in all of college football this past season. And still, he slid all the way to the fifth round of the draft this past weekend.

The Miami Dolphins ended his slide in the draft, selecting him with the 158th pick in the draft.

Getting to quarterbacks is a skill that is not only a necessity for NFL teams, but is typically sought after above many other skills among NFL teams.

That wasn’t the case when it came to Kamara. And understandably, he isn’t happy about how long it took for him to hear his name called.

“To be honest, I’m very excited, but I also am very, very angry going the round that I did,” Kamara told reporters in a video call on Monday, transcribed by Pro Football Talk. “That’s just my personality. I knew I could’ve gone higher and I wanted to go higher, but the lovely team of Miami picked me up and I’m going to give them that burning desire. I have a chip on my shoulder, so it just got even greater. Everybody else, all 31 other teams, look out, because the way I’m about to play against these guys, you should’ve picked me before.”

If you are the Dolphins, you have to love to hear this kind of statement from Kamara, who appears determined to show the rest of the league what they are missing out on by passing on him so many times.

[Pro Football Talk]

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Reice Shipley is a staff writer for Comeback Media that graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Sports Media. He previously worked at Barrett Sports Media and is a fan of all things Syracuse sports.