Giants Sign Sixth-Round CB Corey Ballentine


The New York Giants announced Thursday that they’ve signed sixth-round CB Corey Ballentine to a four-year contract. 

This leaves just four unsigned draft picks from the Giants’ 2019 class including:

6.1.Daniel JonesQBDuke 
17.1.Dexter LawrenceDTClemson 
30.1.Deandre BakerCBGeorgia 
95.3.Oshane XiminesLBOld Dominion 
108.4.Julian LoveDBNotre DameSigned
143.5.Ryan ConnellyLBWisconsinSigned
171.5.Darius SlaytonWRAuburnSigned
180.6.Corey BallentineDBWashington 
232.7.George Asafo-AdjeiOTKentuckySigned
245.7.Chris SlaytonDTSyracuseSigned

Ballentine was involved in a shooting a day after the draft in which he suffered non-life threatening. Tragically, Ballentine’s friend and teammate Dwane Simmons was killed in the incident.

Ballentine, 5’11/196, was taken in the sixth round of this year’s draft by the Giants. According to, he receives a four-year, $2,705,592 contract that includes a $185,592 signing bonus.

During his final year at Washburn, Ballentine recorded 50 tackles, two forced fumbles, three interceptions, four pass defenses, and three blocked kicks. 

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1 year ago

His college is Washburn and not Washington