Daniel Te'o-Nesheim

Daniel Te’o-Nesheim was a quiet and loving person with an extraordinary work ethic. His tenacity helped him become a legendary defensive end at Hawaiian Preparatory Academy (HPA) and then set the all-time sacks record for the University of Washington. He was drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft and played four seasons in the league with the Philadelphia Eagles and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After the NFL, Te’o-Nesheim kept much of the physical and emotional pain he suffered from his friends and family but found success coaching football back at HPA. On October 29, 2017, Te’o-Nesheim died in his sleep unexpectedly. 

Marie Aiona, Te'o-Nesheim's sister, shared his story to honor his legacy of giving back to others.

Daniel Concussion Legacy Foundation

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