CFL: 3rd season
Stamps: 3rd season
Games played through 2018
Regular season: 28 (16 with Cgy. in 2018, 12 with Cgy. in 2017)
Playoffs: 1 (1 with Cgy. 2018)
Grey Cup: 1 (with Cgy. in 2018)
Grey Cup wins: 1 (with Cgy. in 2018)
Signed as a free agent on June 17, 2017.
McManis signed with the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2016 and he attended training camp. He joined the 49ers’ practice roster on Nov. 29, 2016, and was activated for the final two games of the season. San Francisco released McManis on May 2, 2017.
(Calgary) McManis played 16 regular-season games – including one start – and was the CFL leader with 25 special-teams tackles. He also recorded 16 defensive tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. McManis had a career-high five special-teams tackles in a Week 16 home game against Toronto. He was in uniform for both the Western Final and the Grey Cup and had a total of three special-teams tackles in the post-season.
(Calgary) McManis played 12 games and had two defensive tackles, seven special-teams tackles and two QB sacks. Both sacks came in his CFL debut in Week 3 against Winnipeg. McManis began the season on the practice roster and was placed on the six-game injury list prior to Game 15.
First CFL game: July 7, 2017, at Winnipeg
Leader: Had CFL-best 25 special-teams tackles in 2018
McManis played 47 games over four seasons (2012-15) at Memphis. He was a team captain during his senior season and recorded 63 total tackles including 5.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. His career totals with the Tigers were 111 total tackles including 9.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two pass breakups.
McManis played quarterback and linebacker for Olive Branch High School in Olive Branch, Miss. During his senior season, he was part of a team that went undefeated and won a state championship.