- Apr 11, 2009
- Reaction score
- Montclair, VA
Height: 6-5 Weight: 345 Age: 31
Born: 1/10/79 Tonga
Experience: 9th season
High School: Kahuku HS [HI]
Terms: 2 years, $7 million)
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjUZJYGJzJE[/media]Ma'ake Tu'amelie Kemoeatu (born January 10, 1979 in Pule'anga Fakatu'i'o, Tonga) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a Washington Redskin. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at Utah.
Kemoeatu has also played for the Carolina Panthers. He is the older brother of NFL offensive lineman Chris Kemoeatu.
Kemoeatu attended Kahuku High School in Kahuku, Hawai'i.
Kemoeatu was a four-year letterman and three-year starter at Utah. He started 35 of 43 games played in college, finishing his career with 160 tackles and nine sacks.
Kemoeatu played four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens from 2002 to 2005. He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent in 2002.
Kemoeatu signed with the Carolina Panthers as a free agent in 2006.
Kemoeatu suffered a torn right Achilles' tendon during the team's 2009 training camp. He was placed on season-ending injured reserve on August 5. He was released on March 5, 2010.
On March 10, 2010 Kemoeatu signed a reported 2 year, $7 million free agent contract with the Washington Redskins.
He is the older brother of Chris Kemoeatu of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is currently engaged.
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