Vikings Mourn Passing of Former LB Tuineau Alipate

The Vikings are mourning the passing of former linebacker Tuineau Alipate.

The Tonga native who grew up in California passed away Friday at the age of 54.

Alipate's professional football career began in the Canadian Football League with the Saskatchewan Roughriders (1989-91) and Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1991).

https://www.vikings.com/news/tuineau-alipate-linebacker-mourn-passing

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1989 Grey Cup Champion. I remember him often, wore #91. Followed John Gregory to Hamilton.

Just 54. Damn, that's young.

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