Lofa Tatupu
LB | (5'11", 238, 4.84) | USC

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Selected by: Seattle Seahawks
Round: 2
Pick (Overall): 13(45)
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Overall: Tatupu enrolled at the University of Maine in 2001 and he immediately moved into the starting lineup. He transferred to USC in 2002 and had to sit that season out because NCAA-transfer rules. Tatupu started 12 games in 2003, finishing the season with 98 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss and three sacks. He also recorded four interceptions and forced a fumble. Tatupu started 11 games in 2004, recording a team-leading 104 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss and six sacks. He finished with three interceptions and three forced fumbles as well. His father, Mosi, played in the NFL for 14 seasons. In many regards Tatupu reminds us of Dolphins MLB Zach Thomas. Tatupu is a far better football player than he is an athlete and his potential is limited consequently. However, he is an instinctive playmaker and a sound open field tackler that could develop into a starter for a ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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