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Posted at 8:49 a.m., Sunday, April 30, 2006

Mahelona picked by Titans in fifth round

Advertiser Staff

Jesse Mahelona, a defensive tackle from Tennessee and a Kealakehe graduate, was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fifth round of the NFL draft today.

Mahelona, who is 6 feet and 311 pounds, was picked 169th overall.

He will be a teammate of Texas quarterback Vince Young and USC running back LenDale White, the Titans' first- and second-round picks, respectively.