Tevita Ofahengaue

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Tevita Ofahengaue
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1974-07-09) July 9, 1974 (age 44)
Tongatapu, Tonga
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school: Kahuku (Kahuku, Hawaii)
College: BYU
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 7 / Pick: 246
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Tevita Lotoatau Ofahengaue (born July 9, 1974) is a former American football tight end. He was the last (246th) pick in the 2001 National Football League draft, thus qualifying as that year's "Mr. Irrelevant". He was drafted out of Brigham Young University by the Arizona Cardinals.[1][2]


Ofahengaue currently lives in Utah with his wife Carey and their seven children. He and his wife own a private foster agency together, Crossroads Youth Services. Ofahengaue is currently serving as the football Director of Player Personnel at BYU.

Legal troubles[edit]

In July, 2011, Ofahengaue along with Reno Mahe were charged with theft for playing a part in stealing more than $55,000 in gasoline from a construction company in 2010.[3] In January 2014 all charges were dropped and dismissed in Court by Judge Lindberg.


  1. ^ Draft's 'Mr. Irrelevant' takes lengthy route to NFL Dennis Dodd, SportsLine.com, April 22, 2001
  2. ^ Rock, Brad (April 23, 2013). "Ex-Cougar Ofahengaue says Mr. Irrelevant is still his story". deseretnews.com. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  3. ^ Former NFL running back charged with stealing gas Associated Press Updated July 15, 2011