16  Wynton McManis
Wynton McManis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Olive Branch, Miss.

High School:
Olive Branch HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
LB

Experience:
1L


09/27/2014

Postgame Notes vs No. 10 Ole Miss

Game 4 - at No. 10/11 Ole Miss - Sept. 27, 2014 - Vaught-Hemingway Stadium - Oxford, Miss.

09/22/2014

Justin Fuente Weekly Press Conference

Previewing the Ole Miss game / September 22, 2014 Transcript

09/20/2014

Memphis Postgame Notes vs Middle Tennessee

09/20/2014

Tigers Defense Shines In 36-17 Win Over Middle Tennessee Saturday

Jakes led defense with seven tackles, three TFL and two QB sacks.

08/07/2013

Leadership Council Luncheon Prelude to Camp

Tigers on the field for the first time for Practice 1 Thursday

07/17/2014

Memphis Football: Inside the Tigers' Winter/Summer Workouts

Get ready for your 2014 Memphis Tigers football season with this behind-the-scenes look at the team's winter and summer workouts.

Don't miss the 2014 season opener on August 30 when the Tigers host Austin Peay at 6 PM at the Liberty Bowl!

08/21/2013

Memphis Football Completes Final Two-A-Day Practice

The University of Memphis football team wrapped-up its final day of two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Head coach Justin Fuente talks about the final two-a-day practice.

08/13/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - First Day in Full Pads

The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.

Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.

08/09/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day Two

Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.

08/08/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day One

The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.

09/27/2014

Memphis Football at No. 10 Ole Miss

Memphis Football at No. 10 Ole Miss. Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. September 27, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy

08/30/2014

Memphis Football vs Austin Peay

Memphis Football vs Austin Peay on Aug. 30, 2014 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Photos by Joe Murphy

11/30/2013

Memphis Football vs Temple

Memphis Football vs Temple at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on November 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy

09/07/2013

Memphis Football vs Duke

Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013

08/14/2013

Memphis Tigers Preseason Practice 6

Images from the Tigers sixth practice, the first of two held Wednesday.

Career


Over his two-year career has played in all 24 University of Memphis games ... Has registered 28 total tackles during career including 12 solo stops ... Has recorded 2.5 tackles for lost yardage and has been credited with a pair of turnovers - an interception and a fumble recovery.

2013 (Sophomore)


Played in all 12 games of his sophomore season ... Lone tackle of the season came on special teams in the season opener against Duke ... Helped pin the Blue Devils inside their five yard-line with a solo tackle on Tom Hornsey's career-long, 79-yard punt early in the game ... Stopped the returner after a three-yard gain to the Duke 6 and an illegal block flag moved the ball back to the three.

2012 (Freshman)


Played in all 12 games, finishing freshman season with 27 total tackles (11 solo hits and 16 assists) ... Had 2.5 tackles for loss, intercepted a pass, forced a fumble and recovered another ... Just four games into his first season on the University of Memphis team, made his debut as a starter for the Tigers ... Went on to start eight games as a true freshman ... In playing debut against UT Martin, first career tackle was for lost yardage ... Posted a career-high seven tackles and recovered a fumble in Week Two at Arkansas State ... In first career start, intercepted a pass returning the ball four yards for a touchdown to give the Tigers an early 7-0 lead at Duke ... Also had two tackles against the Blue Devils ... In addition to four tackles including one for lost yardage in the Tigers' Conference USA win over Rice, had a quarterback hurry to force an incomplete pass on the Owls' final play from scrimmage ... The incompletion forced Rice to punt with under three minutes to play and the Tigers would run out the clock ... Had four tackles and forced a fumble at SMU.

Olive Branch High School


Played for Coach Scott Samsel at Olive Branch High School ... Lettered two seasons for the Conquistadors, playing quarterback and linebacker ... Member of the 2011 Mississippi 6A state championship team that went undefeated (17-0) ... In the 6A state championship game against Petal, recorded 13 tackles with eight solo stops and five assists ... Recorded 135 tackles, including 40 solo hits, as a senior ... Averaged 9.0 tackles per game ... Posted 11 TFL, one interception, two forced fumbles and nine pass deflections in 2011 ... Had a stellar showing against South Panola with 17 tackles ... Named to the Mississippi High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) 6A All-State second team ... Selected to the MHSAA Region 1 All-Region first team ... A Clarion Ledger All-State second team pick ... Named to The Commercial Appeal's All-Mississippi/Arkansas County Team ... Received the Leslie Pool Quistor Award at Olive Branch ... Credited with 55 tackles, four interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery as a junior ... Named Nat/Underclassmen Quarterback MVP as a junior ... Named to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" ... Selected to Sports Illustrated's All-America Team ... Also lettered in basketball and track.

Personal


Son of Kim and Wenda McManis ... Born Sept. 20, 1994 in Memphis ... Marketing major.

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