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Lavasier Tuinei
No. 7     Baltimore Brigade
Date of birth: (1990-09-29) September 29, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth: Arcadia, Indiana
Career information
Status: Injured reserve
CFL status: Import
Position(s): WR
Organizations
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Lavasier T. Tuinei (born September 29, 1990) is an American football wide receiver for the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at Oregon.

College careerEdit

Tuinei played college football as a wide receiver at the University of Oregon from 2009 to 2011. During his career he had 108 receptions for 1,212 yards and 12 touchdowns. He was the Offensive Player of the Game in the 2012 Rose Bowl after recording eight receptions for 158 yards and two touchdowns.

Tuinei played only 9 games in his first season, adding 24 receptions for 217 yards and no touchdowns.

In Lavasiers second season, he played 10 games, finishing the season with 36 receptions for 396 yards and 2 touchdowns.

In his final season, Tuinei played all 14 games. He went on to catch 48 passes for 599 yards and 10 touchdowns. Tuinei played a critical role in the Oregon Ducks win over the Wisconsin Badgers in the 2012 Rose Bowl. [1]

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, Tuinei spent time with the Seattle Seahawks, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots without playing in any games.[2] Tuinei signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League in July 2014.[3]

Tuinei was selected by the Guangzhou Power of the China Arena Football League (CAFL) in the tenth round of the 2016 CAFL Draft.[4] He caught 21 passes for 337 yards and 11 touchdowns during the 2016 season.[5]

PersonalEdit

His father, Van Tuinei, played in the NFL from 1997 to 2000.[6]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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