Roy Manning

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Roy Manning
Current position
TitleSpecial teams coordinator
Biographical details
Born (1981-12-04) December 4, 1981 (age 37)
Saginaw, Michigan
Playing career
2005Green Bay Packers
2006Houston Texans
2006Buffalo Bills
2007Jacksonville Jaguars
2007Cincinnati Bengals
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2010Cincinnati (DA)
2011Michigan (GA)
2012Cincinnati (RB)
2013Michigan (OLB)
2014Michigan (CB)
2015-2017Washington State (OLB)
2018-presentUCLA (ST)

Roy Lee Manning, Jr. (born December 4, 1981), is an American football coach and former college player. 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. He won the 2004 Roger Zatkoff Award as the University of Michigan's football team's top linebacker.

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]

External links[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"., Ann Arbor, MI. March 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Ex-Michigan assistant to Washington State". Jan 18, 2015.