Tua Tagovailoa will wear No. 1 for the Dolphins

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He wasn’t the first overall pick in the draft. He’ll wear the number instead.

With Tua Tagovailoa‘s college number (13) retired by the Dolphins in honor of Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino, Tua will wear No. 1 in Miami.

The Dolphins announced that number and all other new player numbers on Tuesday.

Past Dolphins to wear No. 1 include kicker Garo Yepremian and punter Matt Turk. No other Dolphin who ever wore No. 1 was with the team for more than a year.

Tua will be the first quarterback in Dolphins history to wear No. 1. And as he embarks on that journey, Dolphins fans can only hope he’ll be the last one to wear it, too.

32 responses to “Tua Tagovailoa will wear No. 1 for the Dolphins

  1. Tua, Joe Burrow, and Trevor Lawrence all heroes of the fall will be the story of this coming decade all will grow into legends. Dolphins and Bengals can expect many superbowl wins in the coming years. Stay blessed, never stressed.

  2. tylawspick6 says:
    May 5, 2020 at 8:41 pm
    Has bust written all over him
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    Yea huge bust potential. Hes a walking injury, he’s smaller than Baker Mayfield which I rarely hear get mentioned

    When’s the last time a Bama QB panned out? Saban gets the most out of his guys. Tua already hit his ceiling.

    Plus he’s a lefty lol and not that it matters #1 is a HORRIBLE jersey number lol

    MIA fans gonna be holding there breath every time he gets sacked.

  3. Look, we have Shula looking over him now, he’ll be great in aqua and orange!!

  4. Tylawpick6.. You wouldn’t be saying that if the Patriots moved up to get him like their was talk they were going to had Miami passed on him at 5
    You are going to be miserable this season without Tammy at QB
    And the AFCE will no longer be won by the Pats.

  5. Tua is a once in 20 year type of player, the Dolphins finally got it right!

  6. It has nothing to do with wearing #1….
    Tua will be better then Jim Druckenmiller but not as successful as Matt Leinart.

    He is more of a Tim Couch….

  7. @Bigtimewhodat – As a Bengal fan I really appreciate your prediction of many Super Bowls for my team just don’t see it

  8. I’m old school and liked when positions had to wear certain number ranges. In this case QBs wear any number from 10 to 19. Guess I’ll be watching the late Garo Yepremian for the next 10 years.

  9. If he has an offensive line, running game, and decent receivers, he will produce offensively. Those are all big ifs. The Fins can’t run the ball to save their life and haven’t had a meaningful runner since Lamar Miller.

    Fitzpatrick is a decent caretaker type QB. His whole career has been hot and cold, but he has the smarts to serve as a good mentor for Tua. Let Tua sit his rookie year and learn the ropes.

  10. Why? Because he doesn’t play for your cheating organization? Get used to being 3rd in that garbage division, bud

  11. bigtimewhodat says:
    May 5, 2020 at 8:35 pm
    Tua, Joe Burrow, and Trevor Lawrence all heroes of the fall will be the story of this coming decade all will grow into legends. Dolphins and Bengals can expect many superbowl wins in the coming years. Stay blessed, never stressed.

    You mean like that great draft class in 2018 that was supposedly the best draft since 83? Or do you mean the Winston/Mariota draft? I could go on.

    Maybe wait till they at least see an NFL field.

  12. It’s Just a number when all said and done. What he does in it what matters most.

  13. Only QB number worse than 1 is 2.
    Young guys don’t understand 19 evokes Unitas, 12 evokes innumerable SB QBs, 3 evokes Lamonica, 16 evokes Dawson and Montana…..
    1 just must be a post 2000 thing, but I am old.

  14. jonathankrobinson424 says:
    May 5, 2020 at 9:37 pm
    I’m old school and liked when positions had to wear certain number ranges. In this case QBs wear any number from 10 to 19. Guess I’ll be watching the late Garo Yepremian for the next 10 years.

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    There are still number restrictions by position in the nfl. QBs, Kickers and Punters can only wear 1-19

  15. Tua will be better then Jim Druckenmiller but not as successful as Matt Leinart.

    He is more of a Tim Couch….
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    Tim Couch had a much better career than Matt Leinart – he lead the expansion Cleveland Browns to a playoff berth, though an injury kept him from playing that game. One of the laziest media and fan narratives of the last decade and a half has been to lump Couch with such epic failures as Ryan Leaf, Akili Smith and Cade McNown. Couch’s career was derailed by chronic problems with his throwing shoulder – he was in no way a bust.

  16. vikinghooper says:
    May 5, 2020 at 11:13 pm
    Only QB number worse than 1 is 2.
    Young guys don’t understand 19 evokes Unitas, 12 evokes innumerable SB QBs, 3 evokes Lamonica, 16 evokes Dawson and Montana…..
    1 just must be a post 2000 thing, but I am old.

    I’d argue Warren Moon was better then any #2, 3, 5 or 6 in the history of professional football.

  17. Tua is too slow to react and will get sacked a lot. They will be on the hunt for another QB within 2-3 seasons.

  18. jonathankrobinson424 says:
    May 5, 2020 at 9:37 pm
    I’m old school and liked when positions had to wear certain number ranges. In this case QBs wear any number from 10 to 19. Guess I’ll be watching the late Garo Yepremian for the next 10 years.
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    QBs have always been allowed to wear single-digit numbers. Warren Moon, Daryle Lamonica, Sonny Jurgenson, John Elway, Boomer Esiason. It’s not a new thing at all.

  19. He should have chosen Zero cuz that’s how many championships this backup is gonna win

  20. wingyjets says:
    May 5, 2020 at 9:15 pm
    tylawspick6 says:
    May 5, 2020 at 8:41 pm
    Has bust written all over him
    ———

    Yea huge bust potential. Hes a walking injury, he’s smaller than Baker Mayfield which I rarely hear get mentioned

    When’s the last time a Bama QB panned out? Saban gets the most out of his guys. Tua already hit his ceiling.

    Plus he’s a lefty lol and not that it matters #1 is a HORRIBLE jersey number lol

    MIA fans gonna be holding there breath every time he gets sacked.
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    Tua is 6′ 217 lbs.
    Baker is 6’1″ 209 lbs.
    1″ different in height, and 8 lbs different in weight is not a big deal. although I don’t like the #1 for a QB, it seems arrogant.

  21. hinglemccringleberry says:
    May 5, 2020 at 9:25 pm
    Tylawpick6.. You wouldn’t be saying that if the Patriots moved up to get him like their was talk they were going to had Miami passed on him at 5
    You are going to be miserable this season without Tammy at QB
    And the AFCE will no longer be won by the Pats.

    95 14 Rate This

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    One of the funniest things I’ve ever read here.

  22. The only way this kid busts is his career is cut short due to injuries. Otherwise he is headed to Canton.

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