Tupou in 2009
|No. 78, 72 Free agent|
|Date of birth:||May 2, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Sacramento, California|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||323 lb (147 kg)|
|High school:||Antelope (CA) Center|
|NFL draft:||2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 159|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
Fenuki Aisea Tupou (born May 2, 1985) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon.
Tupou was raised in Antelope, California, where he attended Center High School as a two-way lineman. He went on to attend Sierra College for two years, earning a Junior College All-American honorable mention in 2005. Tupou was recruited by Oregon, where he eventually committed. He redshirted in 2006, before starting 23 games at offensive tackle for the Ducks over the course of his junior and senior year, earning All-Pacific-10 honors both seasons.
|Name||Home town||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
|Antelope, California||Sierra CC||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)||328 lb (149 kg)||5.1||Dec 16, 2005|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 52 (college recruiting) Rivals: 49 (college recruiting)|
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 5 in||314 lb||34 in||8 3⁄4 in||5.40 s||1.78 s||3.06 s||5.02 s||8.33 s||25 1⁄2 in||7 ft 10 in||24 reps|
|All values were taken at the NFL Scouting Combine.|
Tupou was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He signed a 4-year contract with the team on June 6, 2009. He was placed on the injured reserve list on September 5, 2009. He was waived on September 4, 2010, and re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 13. His practice squad contract expired at the conclusion of the season, so he was re-signed to a future contract on January 13, 2011.
Tupou was waived on September 3, 2011, during final roster cuts.
Tupou was signed to the Saints practice squad on October 3, 2011. He was re-signed on January 18, 2012. He was waived/injured on August 19, 2012, and subsequently reverted to injured reserve on August 22.
His brother, Christian Tupou was a defensive lineman for the USC Trojans. He went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, and was signed for training camp by the San Diego Chargers. Their cousin, Viliami Moala, currently plays for the California Golden Bears.
- CA Birth Index
- "Fenuki Tupou combine results". NFL. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- "Fenuki Tupou". NFL Draft Scout. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- Three Draft Picks Locked Up - Philadelphia Eagles
- "Christian Tupou bio". USC Trojans.
- "Bolts shift focus to undrafted rookies". San Diego Union-Tribune. April 29, 2012.
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