#1 Da'Jaun Manning
|HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL)||Gallatin, Tenn./Gallatin HS|
2010 (JUNIOR): Played in all 11 contests with two starts at running back, rushing 40 times for 155 yards with one touchdown ... Also posted eight receptions for 68 yards and one touchdown and returned 17 kickoffs for 346 yards ... Returned three kicks for 45 yards, rushed one time and caught one pass in lidlifter at Austin Peay ... Recorded two kickoff returns for 75 yards and rushed one time versus Campbellsville Univ. ... Rushed twice for 11 yards and caught two passes for 19 yards at Kentucky Christian ... Carried twice for 14 yards against West Virginia Tech ... Caught three passes for 38 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown, and rushed four times for 11 yards versus Lindsey Wilson ... Returned four kicks for 87 yards and rushed seven times for 30 yards at Bethel Univ. ... Carried six times for 20 yards and returned three kicks for 84 yards versus Union College ... Set season-highs with 10 rushes for 46 yards, including a nine-yard TD run, against Belhaven Univ.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 10 contests with five starts, rushing 59 times for 181 yards and two touchdowns, catching four passes for 58 yards, returning 13 kickoffs for 343 yards and one TD, and making seven tackles on special teams ... Did not play in season opener versus Campbellsville Univ. and did not play offense versus Georgetown College and Newberry College ... Rushed four times for 11 yards, returned three kickoffs and collected two tackles versus the Univ. of the Cumberlands ... Recorded 32 yards on 11 rushes at Bethel Univ. ... Carried 14 times for 54 yards and caught two passes against Faulkner Univ. ... Rushed five times for 32 yards at UVA-Wise and carried nine times for 14 yards and made one catch for 12 yards against Belhaven College ... Registered five carries for 10 yards at Shorter College ... Rushed seven times for 23 yards and one touchdown at Kentucky Christian ... Also caught one pass for 28 yards and returned the second half kickoff 90 yards for a score at KCU.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Played in eight games as kick returner and defensive back, registering 18 tackles ... Recovered blocked punt for a touchdown in season opener at Campbellsville Univ. ... Posted season-high five tackles with one sack against Bethel College ... Recorded four tackles and blocked a kick versus Kentucky Christian ... Posted 97-yard kickoff return for touchdown against Shorter College.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for coach Robert Lassiter at Gallatin HS ... Two-time Special Teams Player of the Year ... Led county in return yards three years ... Also lettered in track and field and basketball.
PERSONAL: Da’Juan Marquee Manning ... Son of Jeffrey Manning and Debra Dunn ... Born November 23, 1988 ... Majoring in Fitness and Wellness.