Former Maui football star arrested

Published On: Dec 10 2012 11:34:05 AM HST

Benton County Jail

Tyler "Mana" Rosa


Former Baldwin High School football star Mana Rosa was arrested Saturday in Oregon, according to police reports.  Rosa is one of three Oregon State players in police custody.

Rosa, listed as Tyler Rosa in the Benton County Jail inmate roster, was arrested for third-degree assault and disorderly conduct and was being held on $157,500 bail.  Rosa, 21, is a junior defensive tackle for the Beavers.

The Oregonian is reporting that senior defensive end Rudolph Fifita and junior linebacker Dyllon Mafi were also arrested.

According to the newspaper, Fifita got into a verbal argument with one of the victims outside the restroom of a bar and grill.  Fifita allegedly punched the victim in the face.  Rosa and Mafi then got involved in the fight, according to the Oregonian.

The players were scheduled to be arraigned on Monday.

Oregon State will play in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29 against Texas.


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