Roy Manning

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Roy Manning
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Outside Linebackers coach
Team Washington State
Conference Pac-12
Biographical details
Born (1981-12-04) December 4, 1981 (age 33)
Saginaw, Michigan
Playing career
2000-2004 Michigan
2005 Green Bay Packers
2006 Houston Texans
2006 Buffalo Bills
2007 Jacksonville Jaguars
2007 Cincinnati Bengals
Position(s) Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2010 Cincinnati (DA)
2011 Michigan (GA)
2012 Cincinnati (RB)
2013 Northern Illinois (RB)
2013 Michigan (OLB)
2014 Michigan (CB)
2015-present Washington State (OLB)

Roy Lee 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 was named the outside linebackers coach at Washington State in 2015.

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] In January 2015, He was hired by Mike Leach at Washington State as the Cougs' outside linebackers coach. [4]

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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. 
  4. ^ "Ex-Michigan assistant to Washington State". Cougfan.com. Jan 18, 2015.