Roy Manning

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Roy Manning
No. 54, 95
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-12-04) December 4, 1981 (age 32)
Place of birth: Saginaw, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan
Undrafted in 2005
Debuted in 2005 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Lee Roy Manning, Jr. (born December 4, 1981), is an American football coach and former player in the United States. He played linebacker in the National Football League. Manning was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He also played for the Houston Texans, Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars and the Cincinnati Bengals during his NFL career. Manning played college football at Michigan. He is currently the cornerbacks coach at Michigan.

Coaching career[edit]

Roy Manning began his coaching career as a defensive assistant at the University of Cincinnati in 2010, where he helped lead the football team to a record of 4-8. Following the 2010 season Roy Manning took an offensive graduate assistant position under Brady Hoke at the University of Michigan, where he helped coach the Wolverines to an overall record of 11-2 including a win in the 2012 Sugar Bowl. In February 2012, Manning returned to Cincinnati as the school's running backs coach. In his only season at Cincinnati, the Bearcats led the Big East in rushing offense.[1] In January 2013 Manning was named running backs coach at Northern Illinois University.[2] In March 2013, Manning returned to the University of Michigan as outside linebackers coach filling the coaching staff position left by the departure of Jerry Montgomery.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roy Manning named NIU running backs coach". Northern Star, DeKalb, IL. January 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Roy Manning named NIU running backs coach". Northern Star, DeKalb, IL. January 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Manning Named Wolverines' Outside Linebackers Coach". MGoBlue.com, Ann Arbor, MI. March 4, 2013.