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The Miami Dolphins are making a switch at quarterback. Rookie Tua Tagovailoa will be making his first NFL start on November 1st for the Dolphins.

The move comes as a bit of a surprise because of the timing. Veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick had been playing well, leading the Dolphins to a 3-3 respectable record and just a game out of first place in the AFC East.

Tagovailoa saw his first NFL action Sunday in a blowout win over the New York Jets. He went 2-for-2 for 9 yards while playing just five snaps.

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In his three seasons at Alabama, Tagovailoa was the most efficient passer in college football history. He won the Walter Camp and Maxwell awards and was the Heisman Trophy runner-up in 2018.

Many expected Tagovailoa to take a redshirt year as a rookie to recover from the hip injury he suffered at Alabama last year. Tagovailoa will get to prove why the Dolphins believe he is their quarterback of the future a lot sooner than expected.