6 results for tag: Manu Tuiasosopo


Polynesian Honors for Dan & Lofa

Dan Saleaumua and Lofa Tatupu are among the 4 inductees selected from a list of 12 finalists for the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Saleaumua was a defensive tackle for the Seahawks for 2 seasons (1997-1998), and also played for the Detroit Lions (1987-1988) and Kansas City Chiefs (1989-1996). He started 9 of the 16 games he played in the 1997 season, and 6 of the 11 games played in 1998, his final NFL season. He still holds the Kansas City Chiefs record for most fumble recoveries with 18. Tatupu was a linebacker for the Seahawks for 6 seasons (2005-2010). His dad, Mosi, who played for the New England Patriots, was ...

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The Randall Morris Golf Invitational

The White Horse Golf Club, located in Indianola, WA, was the site of the 12th Annual Randall Morris Celebrity Golf Invitational, held Sept. 15 and 16. A 1½-hour drive and ferry boat ride from Seattle, the two-day event featured a reception and auction at the nearby Suquamish Clearwater Casino on the 15th, followed by the golf tournament the following day at the White Horse Golf Club. Morris, a running back for the Seahawks in the 1984-1988 seasons, welcomed attendees at Saturday's reception. Anny Havland from Talk It Up TV was the emcee for the evening, and Seahawks Legends reporter Mike Brown himself headed up the live auction. " ...

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Honors for Polynesian Legends

Three Seahawks Legends are among the finalists for the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Dan Saleaumua (defensive tackle, 1997-1998), Mosiula Mea'alofa "Lofa" Tatupu (linebacker, 2005-2010), and Manu'ula “Manu” Asovalu Tuiasosopo (defensive end, 1979-1983) are the Legends in the running. Five inductees (four players and one coach/contributor) will be announced on October 10, 2017. They will be honored during the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend and during the Polynesian Bowl on January 19 & 20, 2018. The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame honors Polynesia’s greatest players, coaches and contributors. ...

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A Visit with Manu Tuiasosopo

As the 18th pick overall in the 1979 NFL Draft, Manu added power & speed to the Seahawks' defensive line. Playing through the 1983 season in Seattle, he would go on to play for the San Francisco 49ers (1984-86), and was a member of the team that won Super Bowl XIX in 1984. Manu today works for Alaska Airlines.

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Manu Tuiasosopo to be Inducted into Asian Hall of Fame

March 11, 2014 By Bill Boehlke Seahawks alumni Manu Tuiasosopo (defensive lineman, 1979-1983) is one of four honorees who will be inducted into the 2014 Asian Hall of Fame in Seattle in May. Tuiasosopo also played for the 1985 Super Bowl XIX Champion San Francisco 49ers (1984-1986). The event will be held on May 31 at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, with Mimi Jung of KING 5 TV as the emcee. A celebration of Asian Pacific American heritage, the 2014 Asian Hall of Fame will also recognize the achievements of honorees Nathan Adrian (2008 and 2012 Olympic swimmer, three-time Olympic gold medalist), Norman Y. Mineta (former U.S. ...

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Former Seahawks Among Finalists for Polynesian Football Hall of Fame

September 12, 2013 By Bill Boehlke Former Seahawks defensive lineman Manu'ula “Manu” Tuiasosopo joins former Seahawks center Kevin Mawae on the list of 25 finalists for inaugural induction into the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame. Tuiasosopo played for the Seahawks from 1979-1983, and was with San Francisco from 1984-1986. Mawae played for the Seahawks (1994–1997), the New York Jets (1998–2005), and Tennessee Titans (2006–2009). He started his pro career at right guard, moving to the center positon in 1996 where he played the rest of his career. Mawae was elected for the Pro Bowl on six consecutive occasions (1999–2004), and ...

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