Denver Broncos Offensive Lineman Player Profile: Manase Foketi

As training camp gets into full swing and becomes part of our normal days, I’m continuing to work through the current Denver Bronco roster to shed some light on the offensive linemen of the Denver Broncos. As much as Bronco fans love training camp and the start of a new season, it means so much more to a person/player like Manase Foketi, who is no doubt going to be fighting for a permanent roster spot in 2013.

Birth date: September 18, 1990 (age 22)

Height: 6-5

Weight: 310

Jersey number: 67

High school: Sultana High School (Hesperia, CA)

College: West Texas A&M

NFL Draft: Undrafted

Years pro: Rookie

Games played: 0

Games started: 0

Awards / accomplishments:

  • All-league, all-county, and all-Southern California in 2007
  • Finalist for the Gene Upshaw Division II Lineman of the Year Award
  • 2009 Second Team All-Southern California Football Association offensive lineman at Mt. San Antonio College

Interesting Facts:

  • Signed as college free agent by Denver Broncos
  • Played two seasons at Mt. San Antonio College before transferring to Kansas State
  • After tearing his Achilles tendon in 2011 he was given a medical redshirt, allowing an extra year of eligibility
  • Graduated from Kansas State with a degree in criminal justice
  • Used final year of eligibility to play at Division II West Texas A&M since K-State wouldn’t approve transfer to another Division I school

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