McManis in 2010.
|No. 27 Chicago Bears|
|Date of birth:||December 19, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Peoria, Illinois|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||193 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||Peoria (IL) Richwoods|
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 144|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Sherrick Terravis McManis (born December 19, 1987) is an American football cornerback and special teamer for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern.
McManis attended Richwoods High School in Peoria, Illinois where he played football and was a state champion long-jumper. Considered only a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, McManis chose Northwestern over Eastern Illinois, Western Illinois, and Illinois State.
As a freshman, McManis was named to Sporting News' freshman All-Big Ten team after recording 21 tackles, breaking up six passes and making one interception. As a sophomore, he became a full-time starter on defense, and recorded 75 tackles, 6.5 tackles-for-loss, seven pass break-ups, and one interception. As a junior, he recorded 53 tackles, broke up 14 passes and had two interceptions. As a senior, he earned first-team All-Big Ten honors after he set career highs in interceptions with five, and recorded 37 tackles, 1.5 tackles-for-loss, and broke up 12 passes. He finished his career with 201 tackles, eight tackles-for-loss, 39 pass break-ups, and nine interceptions.
On August 31, 2012, McManis was traded to the Chicago Bears for FB Tyler Clutts. In Week 9 against the Tennessee Titans, McManis blocked Brett Kern's punt, which was recovered by former Northwestern teammate Corey Wootton, who returned the blocked punt for a touchdown. McManis was eventually named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week. McManis was placed on injured reserve on December 11. In the 2015 season, McManis had 11 special-teams tackles, which led the team.
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