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Mosiula Faasuka Tatupu (born April 26, 1955 in Pago Pago, American Samoa) is a former National Football League running back who played for the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams, in a fifteen-year career. His engagement with the Patriots lasted from 1978-1990. He made the Pro Bowl in 1986. April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pago Pago, pronounced PAHNG-oh PAHNG-oh, is the capital of American Samoa, a territory of the United States of America. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... High school running back A running back, halfback or tailback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Blue, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Pat Patriot Local radio Flagship stations: WBCN 104. ... The St. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


High school career

Tatupu was a standout player at Punahou School. He set many Hawaii state rushing records. Name Punahou School Address 1601 Punahou Street Town Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 Established 1841 Community Urban Type Private Primary and Secondary Religion Christian (non-denominational) Students Coeducational Grades K to 12 Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges District None Subdistrict None Nickname Puns or Buff n Blue Mascot Hala (Pandanus... Official language(s) Hawaiian and English Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43rd 28,337 km² n/a km 2,450 km 41. ...


College career

Tatupu played in the 1978 Hula Bowl and finished his career with 223 rushing attempts for 1277 yards (5.73 yards per attempt avg.). The Mosi Tatupu Award for U.S. college football players bears his name. The Hula Bowl is an independently administered post-season invitational college football game held each year in Hawaii. ... The Mosi Tatupu Award is given annually to the College Football Special Teams Player of the Year by the Maui Quarterback Club and The Hula Bowl. ...


Later life

Currently his son Lofa Tatupu plays middle linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks. Mosi is an assistant coach at NCAA Division III school Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts, a program led by former New England Patriot Steve Nelson. Mosiuela Meilofa Tatupu (born November 15, 1982 in Plainville, Massachusetts) is an American football linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks. ... A linebacker is a position in American and Canadian football. ... City Seattle, Washington Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Seahawks Blue, Seahawks Navy, Seahawks Bright Green Head Coach Mike Holmgren Owner Paul Allen Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Blitz Local radio Flagship stations: KIRO (710 AM) Announcers: Warren Moon and Steve Raible League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976-present) National Football... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Steve Nelson is a common name that refers to many people The New England Patriots American football player Steve Nelson The vibraphonist Steve Nelson The disc jockey and radio producer Steve Nelson The singer songwriter Steve Nelson (stevenelsonmusic. ...


Mosi Tatupu was mentioned on the The Simpsons during Treehouse of Horror III. His name, said twice, was intended to be translated "The blue-haired woman will make a good sacrifice!" in what was intended as an obscure joke that only people familar with the NFL player would get. The Simpsons is the longest-running American animated television series and overall sitcom, with 17 seasons and 366 episodes since it debuted on December 17, 1989 on FOX. The TV series, created by Matt Groening, is a spinoff of a series of animated shorts originally aired on The Tracey Ullman... Treehouse of Horror III is the fifth episode of The Simpsons fourth season, and the third Simpsons Halloween episode. ...


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Mosi Tatupu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (232 words)
Tatupu played in the 1978 Hula Bowl and finished his career with 223 rushing attempts for 1277 yards (5.73 yards per attempt avg.).
Mosi is an assistant coach at NCAA Division III school Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts, a program led by former New England Patriot Steve Nelson.
Mosi Tatupu was mentioned on the The Simpsons during Treehouse of Horror III.
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