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NY’s loss is New England’s gain; Pats sign Manumaleuna

Released by the New York Giants last month, rookie free agent defensive lineman Eathyn Manumaleuna of Anchorage has landed in New England. The Patriots signed the 25-year-old former BYU standout. Manumaleuna, of East High fame, originally signed with the Giants shortly after NFL draft. But then the 6-foot-2, 305-pounder was released five weeks later. A… Read more »

Undrafted Manumaleuna signs with New York Giants

Eathyn Manumaleuna of Anchorage might just be the next Alaskan to play in the NFL. The undrafted free agent signed a contract with the New York Giants almost immediately after the weekend draft. The 6-foot-2, 305-pound defensive lineman this year completed his college eligibility at BYU, where he enjoyed a strong career that started way… Read more »

Manumaleuna injury might end career [Football]

When BYU defensive lineman Eathyn Manumaleuna of Anchorage suffered a nasty knee injury in Thursday’s 7-6 loss to Boise State, he was helped off the field for perhaps the final time. The 6-foot-2, 288-pound senior tore the patella tendon in his left knee and is expected to miss the next three months. Manumaleuna, of East… Read more »

Manumaleuna, BYU shine on defense (Football)

Few college football teams travel to Austin, Texas and beat the Longhorns. BYU and Anchorage’s Ethan Manumaleuna nearly did. The junior starting lineman was part of a terrific defensive effort by the Cougars in a 17-16 loss that came down to the fourth quarter. Manumaleuna, of East High fame, made four solo tackles. The 6-foot-2,… Read more »

Manumaleuna makes another big play (Football)

He hasn’t played an NCAA game in nearly three years, yet Anchorage’s Eathyn Manumaleuna still has the propensity for making a big play. The BYU defensive lineman saved the day against the University of Washington when he tipped Jake Locker’s pass on fourth-and-6 to preserve a 23-17 victory in Provo, Utah. “Around when he released,… Read more »

BYU’s Manumaleuna gets fresh start (Football)

It’s like déjà vu all over again for Anchorage’s Eathyn Manumaleuna. The sophomore nose tackle has returned to the BYU football team after taking his mandatory two-year Mormon mission. So getting back to the gridiron has been a slow transition, to say the least. “The first day was pretty hard. I’m not quite in shape… Read more »

Manumaleuna back in the fold at BYU (Football)

After a two-year break, Eathyn Manumaleuna of Anchorage has returned to Brigham Young University. Manumaleuna, of East High fame, missed the last two NCAA football seasons to fulfill his Mormon mission obligations in Oklahoma City. Now he’s back, looking to regain his starting job on the defensive line. The 6-foot-2, 280-pounder started all 13 games… Read more »

Holley signs with Buffalo Bills after rookie minicamp

Former East High football player Caleb Holley has signed with the Buffalo Bills after rookie minicamp. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound wide receiver was an undrafted free agent and the only tryout player from the minicamp who ended up getting signed to the team’s 90-man roster. Holley finished his college career at East Central University in Oklahoma… Read more »