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Michael Hoomanawanui
TE #47
Height:
6-4
Weight:
260
Age:
26
College:
Illinois
Hometown:
Bloomington, Ill.
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
3
YDS
44
AVG
14.7
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 40 518 13 41 4 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 NE 16 12 3 44 14.7 23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 13 10 12 136 11.3 19 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NE 14 6 5 109 21.8 41 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 STL 8 8 7 83 11.9 27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 STL 8 3 13 146 11.2 36T 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @MIA L 20-33 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @MIN W 30-7 1 6 6 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 OAK W 16-9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @KC L 14-41 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 CIN W 43-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @BUF W 37-22 1 15 15 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 NYJ W 27-25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 CHI W 51-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 DEN W 43-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @IND W 42-20 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 DET W 34-9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @GB L 21-26 1 23 23 23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @SD W 23-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 MIA W 41-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @NYJ W 17-16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 BUF L 9-17 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Michael Hoomanawanui was signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on April 15, 2013… Originally drafted by St. Louis in the fifth round (132nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft … Released by St. Louis (9/2/12) ... Signed by New England as a free agent (9/5/12).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Michael Hoomanawanui was signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on April 15, 2013… Originally drafted by St. Louis in the fifth round (132nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft … Released by St. Louis (9/2/12) ... Signed by New England as a free agent (9/5/12).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2014 (16/12, 3/2)
  • Started at tight end and caught one pass for four yards in the Super Bowl XLIX win vs. Seattle (2/1/15).
  • Started at tight end and caught one pass for six yards in the AFC Championship win vs. Indianapolis (1/18/15).
  • Posted four receptions for 43 yards in the AFC Divisional win vs. Baltimore (1/10/15).
  • Started at tight end in the win vs. Miami (12/14).
  • Caught one pass for 23 yards at Green Bay (11/30), his longest reception since 2012.
  • Started at tight end in the wins vs. N.Y. Jets (10/16), vs. Chicago (10/26), vs. Denver (11/2), at Indianapolis (11/16) and at San Diego (12/7).
  • Started at tight end and caught one pass for 15 yards in the win at Buffalo (10/12).
  • Started at tight end and played a significant role as a blocker in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/5).
  • Played a significant role as a blocking tight end in the win vs. Oakland (9/21) and at Kansas City (9/29).
  • Started at tight end in the first two games of the season and made his first catch of the year (for six yards) in the win at Minnesota (9/14).

2013 (13/10, 2/2)
  • Played in 13 games with 10 starts and caught 12 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown.
  • Started both playoff contests and caught three passes for 39 yards.
  • Was inactive due to injury vs. Denver (11/24), at Houston (12/1) and vs. Cleveland (12/8).
  • Had a career-high 57 receiving yards on four receptions vs. New Orleans (10/13). His 19-yard gain to convert a third-and-18 in the second quarter was his longest gain of the season.
  • Caught one pass for two yards at Carolina (11/18) before leaving in the first half with an injury and did not return.
  • Returned after missing three games due to injury and scored his first touchdown as a Patriot at Miami (12/15) - a 13-yard one-handed catch in the back of the end zone.
  • Started in the Divisional Playoff vs. Indianapolis (1/11) and caught his first career postseason pass for 6 yards.

2012 (14/6, 2/0)
  • Played in 14 games with six starts, finishing the year with five receptions for 109 yards (21.8 avg). Also appeared in the backfield at fullback in short yardage situations.
  • Went to training camp with St. Louis but was released and was signed by New England at the end of the preseason.
  • Played in both playoff games, starting the AFC Championship game vs. Baltimore (1/20).
  • Was inactive due to injury at Seattle (10/14) and vs. Denver (10/7).
  • Started and caught one pass for a career-long 41 yards to help set up a Patriots touchdown in the loss vs. San Francisco (12/16).
  • Made his first start in a Patriots uniform in a three tight end set and caught one pass for four yards at Baltimore (9/23).


2011 (8/8 – St. Louis)
  • Played in eight games with three starts and recorded 13 catches for 146 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Limited to just eight games as a rookie due to various injuries throughout the year.
  • Made his NFL debut vs. Arizona (9/12).
  • Caught touchdown passes at Tampa Bay (10/24), vs. Atlanta (11/21) and at Denver (11/28).
  • Posted career-highs in catches and yards with four catches for 44 yards vs. Atlanta (11/21).

2011 (8/3 – St. Louis)

  • Played in eight games with three starts and recorded 13 catches for 146 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Limited to just eight games as a rookie due to various injuries throughout the year.
  • Made his NFL debut vs. Arizona (9/12).
  • Caught touchdown passes at Tampa Bay (10/24), vs. Atlanta (11/21) and at Denver (11/28).
  • Posted career-highs in catches and yards with four catches for 44 yards vs. Atlanta (11/21).


COLLEGE
  • Played in 38 games at Illinois, catching 40 passes for 490 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Named a 2009 Mackey Award Candidate.


PERSONAL
  • Named first-team all-state at tight end at Central Catholic High School (Bloomington, Ill.).
  • Father, Isy, played football at Illinois State.
  • Majored in sport management at Illinois.
  • Married to wife, Cari.


EXTRA POINTS
  • Hoomanawanui is a Hawaiian word which means, ‘to be patient.’

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