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Marcus Manley
Player Profile:
Marcus Manley 1578537
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 300
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Santa Monica College/Fairfax HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Twitter: shmarcusstanley | @calfootball
Instagram: shmarcusstanley | cal_football

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2014

Manley played in all 12 games off the bench and contributed 12 tackles in his first action at Cal as a junior in 2014 after redshirting the previous campaign following his transfer from Santa Monica College. Manley is expected to be part of the rotation again at the defensive tackle position as a 2015 junior.
 
Cal Career (2014 – Present)
► Has played in 12 games all off the bench and contributed 12 tackles all in his second season with the program as a sophomore in 2014 following a redshirt campaign after he transferred from Santa Monica College
► Had a career-high-tying two tackles on four different occasions as a sophomore at Arizona, vs. Stanford, vs. UCLA and at USC
 
Junior (2015)
► Listed in the No. 3 spot at one defensive tackle position on the preseason depth chart
► Had a strong spring game with two tackles and a game-high-tying 1.0 sack for four yards
 
Junior (2014)
► Made a significant contribution to a defensive line that helped the Cal defense move up 48 spots from the previous season to No. 38 in rushing defense (144.6 ypg), cutting 44 yards off its per-game average allowed from the 2013 campaign
► Played in 12 games all off the bench and contributed 12 tackles
► Had a career-high-tying two tackles on four different occasions at Arizona, vs. Stanford, vs. UCLA and at USC, while picking up one each vs. Sacramento State, vs. Washington, at Oregon State and vs. BYU
► One of three players along with early high school graduate freshman Devante Downs and fellow junior college transfer Jonathan Johnson who were mid-year enrollees and participated with the team during its spring practices
► Moved into a starting role at defensive tackle during spring practices but ended up coming off the bench during the season
► Had a big spring game with five tackles, 1.0 sack (-11 yards) and 1.0 tackle for loss (-11 yards)

Sophomore (2013)
► Redshirted
► Did not play
 
Santa Monica College (2012)
► Named to the California Community College Association Region V All-California team during his 2012 freshman season and lone junior college campaign, registering 35 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss, one fumble recovery, two pass breakups and one blocked kick
► Squad was an American Championship Bowl participant, won the Pacific Conference crown, and finished with a 9-2 overall record and 7-0 Pacific Conference mark during his freshman campaign
► Also played right tackle and was a member of special teams

Recruiting Notes (Junior College Class of 2013)
► A two-star recruit according to 247Sports, 247Sports Composite, Rivals and Scout
► Ranked as high as the nation’s No. 43 junior college defensive tackle according to both 247Sports and 247Sports Composite
► 247Sports Composite also had him as the nation’s No. 386 junior college player overall
► 247Sports listed him as the No. 166 junior college player in California while he checked in at No. 168 according to 247Sports Composite

Fairfax HS (Class of 2012)
► Named the Western League Co-Defensive Player of the Year in his first prep season on the defensive line as a 2011 senior, registering 69 tackles, 5.0 sacks (tied for fourth in the Western League), one fumble recovery and one blocked kick for a team that reached the first round of the Los Angeles City Section Division I playoffs
► Had career highs of 13 tackles and 4.0 sacks in a season-opening win over Harvard-Westlake in his senior campaign
► Played exclusively on the offensive line as a 2010 junior for a squad that won the Western League title

Other
► Full name is Marcus Deshon Manley
► Born June 1, 1994
► Parents are Steven Manley and Kathleen Williams
► Intended major is media studies

Manley's Career Game Highs
Tackles: 2 (four times, last vs. Stanford, 2014)

Last Updated
June 28, 2015

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