For the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, Marlon Tuipulotu plays defensive tackle professionally. He is 1.88 m tall and 139 kg in weight. He played football at Central High School, where he was enrolled. He was named the All-State Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year and the All-Mid-Willamette Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2015 as a junior.
In addition to 78 tackles, he also had 28 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, 2 interceptions, and 2 deflections. He recorded 62 tackles and six sacks as a senior. At the University of Southern California, he participated in collegiate football for the USC Trojans football team. He only participated in three games during his debut season at USC in 2017 due to injury.
He did not participate in the fourth quarter of 2017 due to his injury. He played in 12 games and made 10 starts as a redshirt freshman in 2018. During that period, he made 33 tackles and 4.5 sacks. In addition to starting each of the six games at nose tackle, he recorded 23 tackles in 2020, including 3.5 for losses of 22 yards and a forced fumble.
In 2019, he made 46 tackles, two sacks, and 12 starts. He was named to the first teams of the Pro Football Focus All-Pac-12, AP All-Pac-12, Phil Steele All-Pac-12, and the 2020 All-Pac-12. He studied political science at USC. In the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles picked Tuipulotu with the 189th overall choice.
How Tall Is Marlon Tuipulotu?
Marlon Tuipulotu is 1.88 meters tall.