Position
Defensive End
Height
6'3
Weight
234 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Jennings, La.
High School
Jennings HS

CAREER
Played in two games during his LSU career … Finished career with one tackle and a sack … Graduated in August of 2006 with a degree in general studies … Did not play football as a senior.

JUNIOR SEASON (2005)
Played in one game … Saw action in win over North Texas.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004)
Played in one game … Saw action on four plays against Arkansas State … Recorded 1 tackle in LSU’s win over Arkansas State.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Did not see any game action for the Tigers as a redshirt freshman.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2002.

HIGH SCHOOL
First-team 3A all-state as a defensive end after recording 90 tackles, including 56 solo, and 6 sacks as a senior … Also added 8 tackles for loss, 8 deflected passes and 1 fumble recovery in leading Jennings to the quarterfinals of the 3A state playoffs … Rated as the nation’s No. 18 defensive end prospect by Rivals.com … Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and the New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue-Chip Top 15 for Louisiana … First-team all-district and MVP of the parish … Named All-Southwestern Louisiana … Rushed for 4 short-yardage touchdowns from the fullback position … Member of the Jennings basketball team … Coached by Rusty Phelps.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 24, 1983, in Jennings … Parents are Alonzo and Theresa Manuel … Majoring in general studies … Hobbies include shooting pool and installing car audio equipment.

Manuel’s Career Highs
Tackles: 1 vs. Arkansas State, 2004
Tackles for loss: 1 vs. Arkansas State, 2004

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