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Dan Saleaumua
Date of birth: November 25, 1964 (1964-11-25) (age 45)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Career information
Position(s): Defensive tackle
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 7 / Pick: 175
Organizations
 As player:
1987-1988
1989-1996
1997-1998
Detroit Lions
Kansas City Chiefs
Seattle Seahawks
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1995
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Raymond Daniel Saleaumua (born November 25, 1964 in San Diego, California) is a Samoan American former American football player.[1]

He attended high school at Sweetwater High and attended college at Arizona State. He played Nose tackle/Defensive tackle throughout his college and pro career. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 1987 draft by the Detroit Lions and played there for two years (1987 and 1988). He then played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1989 to 1996, and finally the Seattle Seahawks in 1997 and 1998. He played in the Pro Bowl in 1995. His fumble recovery record for the Kansas City Chiefs (18) still stands. He graduated from Arizona State in 1997.

Saleaumua was also the volunteer defensive line coach in 2000 and 2001 for Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Arizona; his son's school.

Saleaumua lives in Phoenix, Arizona and Kansas City, Missouri. He has been an entrepreneur and business owner since his NFL career. He owned a chain of pharmacies in the Kansas City area for many years, and later a granite company. He currently owns a computer networking company based in Kansas City and has several other business interests. He is the father of two grown sons.

Saleaumua is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. He holds a yearly New Year's Eve benefit/fundraiser in Phoenix, and is involved in many other events throughout the year. His latest benefit was a New Year's Eve Golf Tournament in Phoenix to raise money and recruit team members for the Climb to Conquer Cancer which will be held in Phoenix in February 2010. The next planned event will be a golf tournament at Deer Creek Golf Club in Overland Park, Kansas on May 15, 2010. For more information on his American Cancer Society events, please visit www.saleaumua.com.

Career statistics

Year AGE Team LG GP SK SFY INT YDS LNG TD TOT OWR OPR YDS TD
1987 22 DET NFL 9 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 23 DET NFL 16 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1989 24 KAN NFL 16 2.0 0 1 21 21 0 0 0 5 2 0
1990 25 KAN NFL 16 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1
1991 26 KAN NFL 16 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
1992 27 KAN NFL 16 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1993 28 KAN NFL 16 3.5 0 1 13 13 0 0 0 1 16 1
1994 29 KAN NFL 14 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1995 30 KAN NFL 16 7.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1996 31 KAN NFL 15 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 32 SEA NFL 16 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1998 33 SEA NFL 11 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 NFL Season Totals 177 35.5 0 3 34 0 0 1 0 18 18 2

Punts and kickoffs:

Year AGE Team LG GP RET YDS AVG FC LNG TD RET YDS AVG LNG TD
1987 22 DET NFL 9 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 3 57 19.0 21 0
1988 23 DET NFL 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
1989 24 KAN NFL 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 1 8 8.0 8 0
1990 25 KAN NFL 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1991 26 KAN NFL 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1992 27 KAN NFL 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1993 28 KAN NFL 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1994 29 KAN NFL 14 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1995 30 KAN NFL 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1996 31 KAN NFL 15 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1997 32 SEA NFL 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1998 33 SEA NFL 11 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
12 NFL Season Totals 177 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 5 65 13.0 0 0
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