Don Manning

Don Manning
Career information
Position(s) LB
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 204 lb (93 kg)
College UCLA
Career history
As player
1964–1966 UCLA
Career highlights and awards

Don Manning is a former American football linebacker at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a consensus All-American in 1967.

College career

Manning lettered for the UCLA Bruins football team under coach Tommy Prothro during the 1965, 1966 and 1967 seasons.[1] He made 1st team All-Coast team in both the 1966 and 1967 seasons.[1] In his final year, as a 6-foot, 2-inch, 204-pound Linebacker, Manning was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American, having received first-team honors from several publications and organizations including the Walter Camp Foundation, and United Press International (UPI).[2] He was joined on the consensus All-American team by Gary Beban, marking the first time UCLA had two members in the same year.[1] Manning was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventeenth round (436 overall selection) of the 1968 NFL Draft.[3] In 1993 he was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame.[4]


  1. 1 2 3 "2013 UCLA Football Media Guide". Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  2. 2014 NCAA Football Records Book, Award Winners, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, pp. 4 & 14 (2014). Retrieved August 20, 2014.
  3. "1968 Cincinnati Bengals: Drafted players". pro-football-reference. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  4. "UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame". UCLA. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
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