Former UCLA defensive lineman Manu Tuiasosopo was chosen Tuesday as one of five new members of the Polynesian Hall of Fame.
— Polynesian Football (@PolynesianFBHOF) October 10, 2017
Tuiasosopo played for the Bruins from 1975-78, going on to become a first round pick of the Seattle Seahawks in 1979. He played five seasons in Seattle and three more with the San Francisco 49ers, winning a Super Bowl ring with the 49ers after the 1984 season.
Two of the five 2018 inductees played for Pac-12 schools during their college careers, the other being former Oregon State offensive lineman Herman “Buddy” Pi’ikei Clark, who played for the Beavers in the 1940s and 1950s before spending five seasons in the NFL.
Tuiasospo will officially enshrined in the Polynesian Hall of Game Jan. 19-20 in Oahu, Hawaii.
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