Daniel Te'o-Nesheim

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Daniel Te'o-Nesheim
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Te'o-Nesheim in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 52, 50
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born:(1987-06-12)June 12, 1987
Pago Pago, American Samoa
Died:October 29, 2017(2017-10-29) (aged 30)
Hilo, Hawaii
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:263 lb (119 kg)
Career information
High school:Hawaii Preparatory Academy
(Waimea, Hawaii)
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 86
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Washington Defensive MVP (2007)
  • Second-team All-Pac-10 honors (2009)
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:57
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Daniel Te'o-Nesheim (/tʌˌnɛˈsm/;[1] born Daniel Nesheim, June 12, 1987 – October 29, 2017) was a Samoan American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington.[2] He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa.

On October 30, 2017, Te'o-Nesheim was reported to have died at the age of 30.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. McPherson, Chris (June 16, 2010). "Te'o-Nesheim Becomes 10th Draft Pick Signed". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. Retrieved June 16, 2010.
  2. Condotta, Bob (December 6, 2009). "UW's Daniel Te'o-Nesheim sets Huskies career sack record". Seattle Times. Retrieved June 24, 2010.
  3. Luong, Priscilla (October 30, 2017). "Multiple sources confirm former NFL linebacker Daniel Te'o Nesheim has died". KITV. Retrieved October 30, 2017.