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Lonnie Ballentine
SAF #39
TOTAL 4 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 HOU 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 HOU 2 3 3 0 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 41st pick in the seventh round (256th overall) of 2014 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on May 16, 2014.

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 41st pick in the seventh round (256th overall) of 2014 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on May 16, 2014.

2016 (Houston 2/0, 0/0):
Placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List on Aug. 30
Activated from the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List on Oct. 22
Saw his first game action since Week 6 of 2015, playing both defense and special teams, at Denver (10/24) in Week 7
Played exclusively on special teams vs. Detroit (10/30) in Week 8
Placed on the Reserve/Injured List on Nov. 12

2015 (Houston, 2/0):
Inactive in Weeks 1-4
Made his NFL debut in Week 5 vs. Indianapolis (10/8)
Recorded the first stats of his career: three solo tackles and one pass defensed at Jack- sonville (10/18)
Placed on Injured Reserve on 10/19 and missed the rest of the season

2014 (Houston, 0/0):    
Spent entire season on IR  

Played in 42 total games
Totaled 176 total tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack and three interceptions

2013 (Memphis):    
Started all 12 games
Credited with 58 tackles and five pass break-ups
Had a game and season-high nine tackles against Temple

2012 (Memphis):    
Named All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
Finished with 66 tackles, three interceptions, five pass breakups, a fumble recovery and one sack
Posted a career-high 15 tackles at Arkansas State and had a pass breakup

2011 (Memphis):
Played in 11 games
Posted 35 total tackles, one pass breakup and 1.5 tackles for loss
Recovered his first collegiate fumble in the end zone against Southern Miss

2010 (Memphis):
Played in seven games with one start and logged 17 tackles

Played for Coach Cedric Miller at Southwind High School
Graduated early from high school, finishing his studies as a junior
Logged 45 tackles, six interceptions and 12 pass breakups in 2009
Tallied 800 all-purpose yards as a junior
Selected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) All-State first team and All-Shelby Metro
Invited to participate in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game
Also ran track and played basketball
Transferred to Southwind after two years at Hamilton High School
Son of Lonnie Ballentine and Sheila Smith
Born April 23, 1993 in Memphis, Tenn.
Is married, and he and his wife, Brittany, have two children
His mother, Sheila, played college basketball at Murray State and later played professionally in France
Majored in sports and leisure management

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