Notable deaths of 2010
Popular former Patriots running back Mosi Tatupu was 54 years old. He was drafted by the Pats in 1978, and played 13 seasons for the team.
Tatupu was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa, and was a schoolboy football star at Punahou High in Honolulu.
He was the father of Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu, and was a running backs coach at Curry College at the time of his death. Before that, he coached at King Philip High School.
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