|Date of birth:||October 20, 1964|
|Place of birth:||Phoenix, Arizona|
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Manuel Hendrix (born October 20, 1964 in Phoenix, Arizona) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college basketball at the University of Utah.
He was a four-year starter for the University of Utah basketball team, finishing his career ranked 14th in scoring with 1,493 points and fifth in assists with 409. The three-year team captain helped the Utes to the NCAA Tournament in 1983 where they eliminated UCLA reaching the Sweet 16, and again in 1986 where they lost to North Carolina in the First round.
In 2005 he was inducted into the Crimson Club Hall of Fame.
In 1986 season, although he never played a down of college football, he signed with the Dallas Cowboys as a rookie undrafted free agent, following on the foot steps of Cornell Green, Peter Gent, Percy Howard and Ken Johnson, as basketball players that were converted by the Cowboys to play professional football.
San Francisco 49ers
Hendrix is in his eighth year as the director of athletic relations at the University of Utah.
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