The 7 rounds of the Draft of the NFL, and a new award has been awarded to Mr. Irrelevant of the 2021 edition. Grant Stuard It has been the last pick of the selection ceremony, and the curious recognition has been taken to the irrelevance of the event, being the pick 259 for the current Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The infamous last pick
The ceremony of NFL Draft It generates great emotion in the fans and specialists, who await year after year who will be the first drafters of the ceremony. However, no one pays attention to the opposite end of the list. Just as there is a first pick, there is a last, and it is the position that nobody wants to occupy. However, the league has found an entertaining way to announce the last selected, awarding the award to Mr. Irrelevant (irrelevant sir).
The league awards the Lowsman Trophy to Mr. Irrelevant of Draft year after year to motivate the last selected. He also receives a series of prizes such as trips to Disneyland and participation in other sports leagues as a guest. This recognition has even made franchises look for the latest pick by way of advertising.
This season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers he was left with the last pick of the last round, which corresponded to him as champion of the last Super Bowl. Those from Florida selected Grant Stuard, Houston Cougars linebacker, ranked 259th overall in the Draft. The last selected will join Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski for the next season.
Mr. Irrelevant champion
The selection of the Mr. Irrelevant of Draft 2021 was preceded by a historical event in the NFL. Ryan Succop, who received the 2009 Lowsman Trophy as the 256th pick for the Kansas City Chiefs, was the starting kicker for the Buccaneers in the last Super Bowl, coincidentally against the team that drafted him. In this way, he became the first irrelevant in history to lift the Vince Lombardi trophy.
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