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American Samoa => Samoan Sports and Celebrities => Topic started by: ipacific on February 11, 2014, 06:16:13 PM

Title: Manu Tuiasosopo Class of 2014 Asian Hall of Fame
Post by: ipacific on February 11, 2014, 06:16:13 PM
Congratulations to Super Bowl XIX Champion Manu Tuiasosopo (Former NFL Player – Seahawks and 49ers) for making the Class of 2014 Asian Hall of Fame. Known for his work on the football field, Manu Tuiasosopo played Defensive Tackle and Nose Tackle for the UCLA Bruins, helping his team to the 1976 Rose Bowl Championship. A first-round draft pick for the Seattle Seahawks in 1979, he was a member of the Seahawks’ first-ever playoff tea m in 1983. In 1984, Tuiasosopo was traded to the San Francisco 49er’s, becoming a Super Bowl Champion in his first season with the team. He is now active in volunteering, coaching and counseling youths, and in the Pacific Islander community and works with the Alaska Airlines’ Cargo division. 2014 Asian Hall of Fame Honoree Announcement - Honoree Quotes (http://www.scribd.com/doc/201547556/2014-Asian-Hall-of-Fame-Honoree-Announcement-Honoree-Quotes#)