Has played 23 games over the past two years as a backup tight end...Part of a highly experienced group returning for UConn at that spot...A two-time member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team.
2010: Played in ten games...Had a four-yard reception for his first collegiate touchdown against Vanderbilt (Oct. 2)...Also had a tackle vs. Cincinnati...Earned an Offensive Game Ball for the Pittsburgh (Nov. 11) game as part of the blocking group...A member of the 2010 BIG EAST All-Academic team.
2009: Redshirt freshman who saw playing time in all 13 games as a reserve on the offense and on special teams in 2009...had one kickoff return for 16 yards against USF (Dec. 5).
2008: Redshirted...Named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week before the Temple (Sept. 6) and Cincinnati (Oct. 25) games.
High School: Named first-team all-region as a senior...Selected for Georgia's North-South Football Classic...Had 33 tackles last year including nine TFLs and five sacks...Three-year starter...Team captain...Honor Roll student.
Personal: Corey Michael Manning ... Born on July 15, 1989 ... Aneconomics major.