|AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... Competing for playing time at a safety position...Last name is pronounced Nah-tee-kah-oo-dah...First joined the team for 2009 spring practice.|
2009: Played in all 12 games and was a starter against Hawai’i (11/21) and New Mexico State (11/28)... Eighth on the team with 43 tackles...33 of his tackles occurred in he second half of the season... Season-high nine tackles - all unassisted against Nevada (11/8)...Nine solo tackles matched the most by a Spartan in a 2009 game...Closed out the season with seven tackles (5 solo, 2 assisted) at Louisiana Tech (12/5).
First joined the Spartans for 2009 spring practice... Competing for playing time at a safety position.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played two seasons at San Jose City College (Coach Carlton Connor)...Was second on the 2007 team in pass receiving with 32 receptions for 512 yards...His five touchdown receptions were tops on the squad...Two-sport letterwinner also was a sprinter on the track team...Was named the school’s 2007-08 Male Athlete of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of Kahuku (Hawaii) High...Was a second-team all-state running back as a junior.
MORE ON MANU: A sociology major...2009 Academic All-WAC honoree...The native of Kahuku, Hawaii was born on September 18, 1986.