Five things to know about LB Terrell Manning

Posted Jun 16, 2014

Here are five things you need to know about the Giants new LB Terrell Manning

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1. Linebacker Terrell Manning was originally drafted out of North Carolina State by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round (163rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

2. As a rookie, Manning played in five games for Green Bay before the team released him on Aug. 31, 2013. He then signed with San Diego, where he played in one game and was then signed to the practice squad. He was waived again and signed with the Minnesota Vikings, who released him in May. His three-year NFL career includes six games played with no starts and three tackles.

3. Measurables: 6-2 and 237 pounds.

4. Manning was a three-year letterman at North Carolina State, where he played in 36 games with 26 career starts. He joins former Wolfpack member Markus Kuhn, the Giants’ defensive tackle drafted the same year as him in the seventh round.

5. A Laurinburg, N.C. native, Manning was a four-star recruit out of Highland High School, where he recorded 219 tackles, five sacks, three interceptions, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, three quarterback pressures, three pass breakups, and one blocked kick as a senior.