"Mr. Irrelevant," the nickname given to the final pick in the
The 6-foot-4, 264-pounder was actually called Justice Hamilton by Paul Salata, the man who announced the final pick. It was Salata, a former USC and
Cunningham, who was primarily a blocking tight end for the Gamecocks, will visit Salata's hometown of Newport Beach to take part in the Irrelevant Week Parade as well as make a trip to
"They called at the last minute," Cunningham said of the Colts, which seems appropriate for the final pick of the draft. "My dream came true and I got drafted. It doesn't matter where you start, it's where you finish."
FYI: Cunningham has a brother named Powers and sisters named Promise and Sincere. Honest.
Here are more facts and figures from the 2013 NFL draft:
— Cunningham was one of 63 players from
— A record eight players were chosen from
— There were 26 trades made during the draft, one short of the record set in 2008.
— It was the first time since 1963 that a running back was not selected in the first round.