Former Jaguars lineman Vince Manuwai, 38, was found dead Sunday morning, HawaiiNewsNow reported.
>> Read more trending news
Manuwai was reportedly found unresponsive in his Hawaii apartment and taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Manuwai in the third round of the NFL draft in 2003. He played his entire NFL career with the Jaguars. He retired in 2010.
The Jaguars issued a statement:
“We are saddened by the news of Vince Manuwai’s passing. Vince was a quiet, strong, reliable and respected member of the Jaguars family for eight seasons. Throughout his career he was a key part of our offensive line, and the way he went about doing his job was a great example for his teammates and others. We offer our condolences, our thoughts and our thanks for the Manuwai family in remembrance of Vince.”