Data Scout Notes: NothingCoaches/09Mackey/HM C/HM M
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Rams' picks: Round 5/132 -- Michael Hoomanawanui, TE, 6-4, 264, Illinois: He hasn't had numbers in college, but the Illinois offense didn't utilize the tight end. The Rams believe he can develop into a solid receiver and blocker. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Michael Hoomanawanui News
03/08/16 - TE Michael Hoomanawanui signed a three-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, according to FoxSports.com. He had been set to become a free agent Wednesday.
Known primarily for his blocking, Hoomanawanui was acquired from the New England Patriots last fall and went on to catch 11 passes for 76 yards in 12 games.
10/05/15 - TE Michael Hoomanawanui, who was acquired in a trade on Wednesday afternoon, wasn't ready to play and was inactive.
09/30/15 - Tight end Michael Hoomanawanui was traded from the New England Patriots to New Orelans because the Saints had only two tight ends on their active roster. The Patriots received defensive end Akiem HIcks.
08/29/14 - TE Michael Hoomanawanui (knee) remained in Foxborough for the preseason finale, missing his fourth game of the preseason to the injury. The backup tight end has returned to practice on a limited basis, but his status for the opener remains uncertain.
08/24/14 - TE Michael Hoomanawanui (left knee) returned to limited practice action last week but did not dress for the third preseason game. The veteran tight end has missed the bulk of the summer to the injury.