Manu Tuiasosopo

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Manu Tuiasosopo
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Position: Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1957-08-30) August 30, 1957 (age 59)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Long Beach (CA) St. Anthony
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks: 9.5
FF / FR: 0 / 7
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Manu'ula Asovalu Tuiasosopo (born August 30, 1957) is a former American football defensive lineman. He was drafted in the first round (18th overall) by the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCLA. He spent the final three seasons of his career with the San Francisco 49ers.


Tuiasosopo was last employed by the Alaska Airlines cargo department in Seattle, Washington.[1] He currently coaches the defensive line for Redmond High School in Redmond, Washington.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is the father of former NFL players Marques a quarterback, Zach a running back, Matt an Atlanta Braves utility player, and daughters Leslie and Ashley Tuiasosopo.