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Fenuki Tupou
No. 72     Free Agent
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-05-02) May 2, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth: Antelope, California
High School: Antelope (CA) Center
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 323 lb (147 kg)
Career information
College: Oregon
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 159
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 2009 2010)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
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Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Games played     0
Games started     0
Stats at NFL.com

Fenuki Tupou (born May 2, 1985) is an American football guard for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon.

Early yearsEdit

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.

Professional careerEdit

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

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.[1] 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.

New OrleansEdit

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.

PersonalEdit

His brother, Christian Tupou is currently a defensive lineman at the University of Southern California.[2]

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