Chris Manderino

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Chris Manderino
Personal information
Born: (1982-12-22) December 22, 1982 (age 36)
Anaheim, California
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:231 lb (105 kg)
Career information
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Chris Manderino (born December 22, 1982) is a former American football fullback. He was originally signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football as the starting fullback for the California Golden Bears from 2002 to 2005.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] Manderino was released by the Kansas City Chiefs during the final roster cuts in August 2008.[8] Manderino signed with the Bologna Doves, an Italian football team in 2009 where he excelled as a running back and linebacker. He then coached the Doves' junior team for their 2009 season. Manderino documented his time abroad in a blog.[9]


  1. ^ Bruce Adams (December 20, 2005). "Manderino's tough legacy". San Francisco Chronicle.
  2. ^ "Big man on the block Cal fullback Manderino has a tough role to fill". San Francisco Chronicle. October 25, 2003.
  3. ^ "Cal, Manderino have loads to bear: The team and its underrated fullback both still could use a little respect". Orange County Register. December 24, 2004 – via
  4. ^ "Cal's Chris Manderino rushes toward end of collegiate career". Orange County Register. November 7, 2005.
  5. ^ "Manderino's first TD a dream". Daily Pilot. September 2, 2002.
  6. ^ "Manderino to start for Cal". Daily Pilot. August 28, 2002.
  7. ^ Barry Faulkner (October 9, 2004). "Newport's Manderino bolsters Cal". Daily Pilot.
  8. ^ Chris Thorman (May 7, 2008). "Inside the Mind of a Fullback: Chris Manderino". Arrowhead Pride.
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