MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins today announced they have promoted running back Salvon Ahmed to the active roster and placed tackle Austin Jackson on injured reserve.
Ahmed was awarded off waivers to Miami on Aug. 26, 2020. He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with San Francisco on May 1, 2020. Ahmed was a three-year letterman (2017-19) and one-year starter at Washington, where he played in 39 career games with 16 starts. As a junior in 2019, Ahmed started 12 games and earned third-team All-Pac 12 honors after rushing for 1,020 yards and 11 touchdowns. He will wear No. 26 for the Dolphins.
Jackson started the first four games of his rookie season at left tackle. He was a first-round pick (18th overall) by Miami in the 2020 NFL draft. Jackson was a three-year letterman (2017-19) and two-year starter at USC, where he played in 39 career games with 25 starts. He earned first-team All-Pac 12 and honorable mention All-American honors as a junior in 2019.