Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . transferred to Tulsa from Coffeyville Junior College in January 2008 . . . 2008 -- Played in all 14 games . . . made an impact on the kick coverage units . . . had 14 tackles . . . had two tackles and recovered a fumble on a kick return against North Texas . . . also had two stops against New Mexico, Central Arkansas, SMU and UTEP . . . Overall -- An instinctive player . . . will play at the Renegade linebacker position . . . had a good spring . . . has matured and has gained experience.
Junior College -- Spent two years at Coffeyville Junior College as an outside linebacker . . . was the school's second-leading tackler with 92 stops and had four sacks for -33 yards, while causing two fumbles his sophomore season . . . had five double-figure tackle games as a sophomore . . . had a season-best 15 stops against Garden City Community College . . . earned honorable mention all-Jayhawk Conference accolades following his sophomore campaign . . . totaled 84 stops as a freshman, including nine tackles for -21 yards . . . junior college coach was Jeff Lieker.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Winfield High School . . . started three years at outside linebacker and his final two years at running back and receiver . . . high school football coach was Brian Shaw.
Personal -- Favorite movie is Coming to America . . . his favorite TV channel is the Discovery Channel . . . his favorite pro athlete is Shaquille O'Neal . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is basketball . . . has five siblings . . . his older brother, Moses, played football at Missouri Southern . . . parents are Edward and Melody Manga . . . majoring in communication. (pronunciation . . . Mahn-gah)
Manga's Career Statistics Defense G UT AT Tot Loss Sack FR FF PBU Int 2008 (Jr) 14 7 7 14 0/0 0/0 1 0 0 0
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