A Former College Football Star Has Died At 38

first_imgA generic picture of three footballs next to a pylonA former college football star has tragically passed away at the age of 38.Vincent Keoni Manuwai, an All-American offensive lineman at Hawaii in the early 2000s, reportedly collapsed when he was moving into an apartment complex on Sunday morning and was later pronounced dead.“It’s a shame,” Rich Miano, a former UH assistant coach, told the Star Advertiser. “He was one of the best — if not the best — offensive linemen to play at UH. It’s a sad day for everyone affiliated with Hawaii football who knew Vince Manuwai.”The former star offensive lineman had a lengthy NFL career.Manuwai was a third-round NFL Draft pick 2003 and played for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2003-10. He played in 111 NFL games, starting 105 of them.The offensive lineman was a Hawaii native who initially committed to Utah, but later de-committed and stayed home, playing for the Rainbow Warriors.Manuwai is survived by six children.Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.last_img read more