It's now 44 days until the kickoff of Catamount football on Saturday, September 4th, 2021, against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels, in E.J. Whitmire Stadium / Bob Waters Field, Cullowhee, NC.
Today, we will highlight a linebacker:
#44 Nigel Manns
HOMETOWN Byron, Ga.
HIGH SCHOOL Peach County HS
2020-21 (Freshman): Played in five of the teams nine games on the season with one start Missed the first four games of the spring semester due to injury Finished with five total tackles including three solo stops Made his collegiate debut and recorded a career-best three tackles at Liberty (Nov. 14) Credited with a solo tackle and a pass break-up at North Carolina (Dec. 5), while also scooping a fumble and scoring on a 42-yard return for a touchdown Returned to the line-up for the final two games of the spring at Mercer (March 20) and at ETSU (March 27).
Prior to Western Carolina: Two-way player as a prep as a linebacker and a running back Listed among the top 130 high school prospects in Georgia by SouthernPigskin.com Was a Region 4-AAA honorable mention all-region selection in 2018 High school coach was Chad Campbell Also ran track as a prep.
Personal: Full name is Nigel Isaiah Manns Is the son of Chandra and Emmerson Manns His brother, Ethan, plays football at Shorter College.