American Football Database
Manu Tuiasosopo
File:Manu Tuiasosopo.jpg
No. 74, 78
Position:Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1957-08-30) August 30, 1957 (age 64)
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
NFL Draft:1979 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
Career history
* Seattle Seahawks (1979–83)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XIX)
Career NFL statistics
FF / FR:0 / 7
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 Monroe High School in Monroe, Washington.[2]

Personal life

He is the father of former NFL quarterback Marques and running back Zach. His son Matt was a utility player in MLB and is now manager of the Rome Braves. He also has two daughters, Leslie and Ashley Tuiasosopo.