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Memphis Tiger Ballentine named 'Mr. Irrelevant'

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The former Tiger had 58 tackles last year. The former Tiger had 58 tackles last year.

(WMC) - It's the only time being called 'irrelevant' is a good thing.

He had to wait the entire draft, but Tiger DB Lonnie Ballentine's game was finally called.
Ballentine, with the distinction of being the final pick in this year's draft, taken by the Houston Texans with the 256th pick.

Houston opened this year's draft by taking South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick and finished it off by making Ballentine Mr. Irrelevant.

The former Tiger had 58 tackles last year.

He'll be honored with a trip to Disneyland and many Irrelevant Week events in Newport Beach, California, this summer.

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