Mark Tuinei

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Mark Tuinei

Date of birth
Mar 31, 1960

Date of death
May 6, 1999 (age 39)

Ht: 6'5"Wt: 287 lbs.

Birthplace
Nanakuli, HI

Hometown
Honolulu, HI

College
University of California, Los Angeles

Summary
Mark Pulemau Tuinei (March 31, 1960 - May 6, 1999) was an American football offensive tackle in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys. Known as a "gentle giant", his career lasted for 15 years (1983-1997) and his ability to protect quarterback Troy Aikman and to run-block for running back Emmitt Smith helped them win Super Bowls in 1993, 1994, and 1996 and the NFC East Division in 1985 and...
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Trivia
  • Went to high school with Barack Obama at the Punahou School in Hawaii.

Family members on Fanbase
Tom Tuinei (brother)

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Dallas Cowboys Legend Michael Irvin Talks Dez Bryant – a Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Finally, a supporter of Dallas Cowboys' wide receiver Dez Bryant has stepped up and made his voice known. Many people have publicly disparaged the young wide receiver, including Warren Moon who said that Justin Blackmon was like Bryant but smart.
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 03, 2012
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NFL Players Who Died of Drug Overdoses (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The cause of death of former Baltimore Colts player Bubba Smith has been determined to be from a drug overdose. The defensive end, who also played for the Houston Oilers and Oakland Raiders, died August 3, 2011 at the age of 66.
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 03, 2011
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Jones hopes draft can speed up Cowboys' recovery
Most teams go into the NFL draft talking about rebuilding or reloading. For the Dallas Cowboys, it's about recovering.
NFL.com, Apr 27, 2011
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Bob Sturm chats with blogger about Cowboys' draft needs
Dallas Morning News Cowboys Blog, Mar 17, 2011
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Fearless Season Prognostication: Does Cowboys' Elite Talent Trump O-line Woes?
More photos » LM Otero - AP Whodathunk that the Cowboys season would swing on the long-term health of Kyle Kosier? ...
Blogging the Boys, Sep 12, 2010
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Prizefight! Which team is better: 1995 or 2010 Cowboys?
Dallas Morning News, Sep 08, 2010
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Archer: Cowboys' Class of 2003 sets sights on reaching the ultimate goal
Dallas Morning News, Aug 25, 2010
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Age is just a number for the Cowboys' offensive line
Dallas Morning News Cowboys Blog, Aug 17, 2010
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Emmitt Smith's blockers were a load
The offensive line and fullback Daryl Johnston can't be overlooked.
Fort Worth Star Telegram, Aug 06, 2010
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Poll: Will Doug Free and/or Alan Ball Be Long-Term Starters for the Cowboys?
Jose Yau - AP It should be interesting to see Alan Ball and Mike Jenkins next to each other in the starting lineup this season. ...
Blogging the Boys, Jul 12, 2010
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Taylor: Despite doubters, Dallas Cowboys plan for Free to start at left tackle
Dallas Morning News, May 17, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Mark Tuinei
Added to the team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Tackle.
by maddog48 Feb 11, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Mark Tuinei
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by maddog48 Feb 11, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Mark Tuinei
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by maddog48 Feb 11, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Mark Tuinei
Added to the team roster.
by maddog48 Feb 11, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Mark Tuinei
Edited the personal notes for Mark Tuinei.
  • Added trivia: "Went to high school with Barack Obama at the Punahou School in Hawaii."
by roheblius Nov 23, 2009
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