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Donaldven  Manning
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Donaldven Manning

RS Sophomore

Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Central

Last College:
Virginia Tech

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 172


2012 (at Virginia Tech): Appeared in eight games, playing 124 plays (93 on defense and 31 on special teams) ... Had four tackles and an interception on the season ... Intercepted a pass in collegiate debut against Austin Peay ... Made three tackles at Pittsburgh ... Contributed on special teams and defense against Bowling Green and Cincinnati ... Appeared on defense, as well as special teams in the Russell Athletic Bowl against Rutgers ... Graduated high school early and enrolled at Virginia Tech in January ... Went through winter workouts with the team ... Had four tackles during one spring scrimmage and a pair of tackles for loss in another ... Added some weight during the off-season ... Contributed three tackles in the spring game and returned a kickoff 24 yards.

High School: Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, returning a kickoff for a touchdown ... A second-team all-state selection to the Associated Press' Class 6A team ... Played his final season at Miami Central after transferring from Edison ... Listed as the No. 140 player in the country, the No. 11 cornerback in the country and the No. 27 player in Florida by Rivals ... Ranked as the No. 66 player in the state of Florida by SuperPrep ... Ranked as the No. 32 cornerback in the country and the No. 58 player in his state by 247Sports ... Listed as the No. 56 cornerback in the country by Scout ... Ranked as the No. 79 player in Florida by The Orlando Sentinel ... Ranked as the No. 17 corner in the country, the No. 137 player in his region and the No. 49 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation ... Ranked as the No. 184 overall prospect in the country and the No. 18 cornerback in the country by Tom Lemming on MaxPreps.

Personal: Born 11/18/92 in Miami ... Son of Donald Manning and Patricia Tyson ... Has two older brothers and two older sisters ... Majoring in human development with a concentration in human services.