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Deon-Tay  McManus
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Deon-Tay McManus

RS Junior

Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Atlanta Sports Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230



Marshall Football Drops Final Road Game at FIU

Cornerback Rodney Allen had two interceptions


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Southern Miss 24, Marshall 14


MCGILL: Marshall Miscues Add Up in Loss to Charlotte

The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 22, 2016


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Charlotte 27, Marshall 24


Marshall Football Postgame Quotes

Charlotte 27, Marshall 24


Marshall at FIU

Photos from Marshall football at FIU on Nov. 19, 2016. Photos taken by Eric Espada.


Marshall at North Texas

Marshall football at North Texas on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Photos taken by Brendan Maloney


Marshall @ Pittsburgh

Photos from Marshall @ Pittsburgh on October 1, 2016


Marshall 16, UConn 10

Marshall vs. UConn St. Petersburg Bowl


Marshall, 33 vs. FAU, 17

Hyleck Foster led a running game that carried 47 times for 326 yards and three touchdowns, helping Marshall to a 33-17 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.

Stands as 2016 Herd’s top returning wide receiver in career catches, with 61 receptions for 756 yards and 7 touchdowns … Has caught at least one pass in 22 of last 23 Marshall games, since he was moved from tight end to outside receiver.
R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Played all 13 games, starting the first seven outings … For the season, made 35 catches for 334 yards with one TD … Lone TD came in victory over Old Dominion … Long reception was 27-yarder in season-opening, 41-31 triumph over visiting Purdue … Caught at least one pass in 12 of 13 games … Top game in receptions was in 34-10 win at Charlotte, with six (for 46 yards) … Top yardage game came in triple-OT loss at middle Tennessee, with 62 yards on five receptions … 
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Began season at tight end and playing special teams; moved to outside receiver and emerged in Herd win at Old Dominion (Oct. 4), with five receptions for 55 yards, including a 6-yard touchdown … Had 26 catches for the season, all in the final 10 games, for 422 yards and six touchdowns … Only five FBS freshmen had more TD catches than McManus and teammate Angelo Jean-Louis (6 each) …The five catches at ODU were his season high … Biggest reception was a 5-yarder from Rakeem Cato with 1:50 to go in Conference USA Championship Game against Louisiana Tech, giving Herd the lead in its first title victory … Also had second-quarter TD catch (6 yards) in title game, when he had the only two Marshall TDs; made four receptions for 41 yards in the win … Had four catches for 110 yards in win over Florida Atlantic … Twenty of his 26 catches went for first downs … Longest catches (two) went for 39 yards, against FAU and Middle Tennessee … Made three tackles on special teams.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Redshirted.
HERD FILE: Born Feb. 16, 1994 … Seeking Regents Bachelor of Arts degree at MU … Enrolled at Marshall in January 2013 … Chose Marshall over SMU … Originally was a Class of 2012 prospect from Baltimore’s Dunbar High School who signed with West Virginia, but enrolled at Atlanta Sports Academy … In high school, also had offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Marshall, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina State, Ohio State, Penn State, Rutgers, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia … Rated a four-star prospect by Rivals as a senior … Ranked as the No. 25 wide receiver prospect and No. 169 overall prospect in the nation and the No. 4 overall prospect in Maryland.