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B.J. Manley
B.J. Manley

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Norland

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 200

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
01/17/1985

Major:
Health Administration


2006: Saw action in nine games...parlayed opportunities into 33 carries and recorded 137 yards...finished the squad second among running backs with two touchdowns...was one of 18 to haul in a reception...ended the year with three receptions for 32 yards...was also fifth in total points scored with 12...had a season-best six carries, 37 yards, his longest carry against Arkansas State...scored against Arkansas State and FIU...on the receiving end his longest reception was 21 yards at Monroe...missed three games due to a shoulder injury.

2005: Entered the season after a strong spring season, no. 1 on the depth chart at running back...played in 11 games, seeing action as the starting back and at fullback following injuries...ended the season with 15 carries and 33 yards on the ground...also pulled in eight receptions for 101 yards...most productive game came in his hometown versus FIU, a game he had his season-long carry of 13 yards...had a 27-yard reception against Louisiana-Lafayette and a 20-yard reception against Troy...finished the season with 134 all-purpose yards.

2004: Played in nine games, mostly on special teams...had six carries against New Mexico State for 49 yards and four carries against Edward Waters for 28 yards...his longest run of the season was 24 yards against New Mexico State.


2003: Practiced with the squad to gain valuable experience...classified year as his redshirt season.

High School: Played for Nigel Dunn at Norland High School...tallied 1,725 yards on the ground which culminated in 13 TDs...averaged 7.5 yards a carry...earned team's Offensive Game MVP honors seven times and was named first-team All-District...participated in the Broward/Dade All-Star Game...was a key player in Norland's drive to the state championship...two-sport athlete (football and track).

Personal: Health administration major...son of Regina and William Manley, Jr...born Jan. 17, 1985...Listed in Who's Who and is a member of the National Honor Society.

FAU Career Rushing Stats
YearNoYDsTDLG
20041363024
20051533013
200633157235
Total61157235
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FAU Career Receiving Stats
YearNoYDsTDLG
20040000
20058101025
20063021
Total8133025