Vobora is first 'Mr. Irrelevant' to start in rookie year since '94

Updated: November 29, 2008, 10:35 AM ET
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David Vobora is about to go from "Mr. Irrelevant" to the starting lineup.

Vobora, the last man taken in the 2008 NFL draft, will start Sunday at middle linebacker for the St. Louis Rams against the Miami Dolphins. The Rams took Vobora, who played at Idaho, with the 45th pick of the seventh round and 252nd pick overall -- earning him the annual "Mr. Irrelevant" nickname as the draft's last pick.

He will be the first "Mr. Irrelevant" to start in his rookie season since Marty ...

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