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Manny Abreu

| | College: Rutgers
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2010 Season

Played in 10 games, including eight starting assignments in 2010 … missed time due to a knee injury versus Army (10/16) … was having a tremendous season at linebacker before the knee injury forced him to the sidelines … returned to the field despite not being 100 percent after missing two games … ended the season seventh on the team with 48 tackles … posted a career-high 10 tackles with a TFL and a forced fumble against Connecticut (10/8).

2009 Season

Moved from strongside to weakside linebacker prior to season and was second on the depth chart at the position … saw action in eight games with at least one tackle in seven contests … assisted on five tackles, including a tackle for loss of two yards vs. Cincinnati (9/7) … 1.0 TFL and three tackles vs. Texas Southern (10/10) … did not play at Army (10/23), ending a streak of 19-straight appearances, dating back to the 2008 season opener … a Preseason Fourth Team All-BIGEAST selection by Phil Steele.

2008 Season

Co-starter at strongside linebacker … started seven games and played in all 13 contests … made first collegiate start in season opener against Fresno State (9/1) … posted seven tackles, 1.0 TFL and first career sack against the Bulldogs … assisted on five tackles against North Carolina (9/11), while adding a TFL … career-best nine tackles at West Virginia (10/4), including a tackle-for-loss of nine yards … six tackles at Cincinnati (10/11) … posted his first career solo sack and first career forced fumble on the same play in the fourth quarter at USF (11/15).

2007 Season

Was in the mix at linebacker before suffering an injury early in the season … made collegiate debut in season-opener vs. Buffalo (8/30) … played in two games vs. Buffalo and vs. Norfolk St. (9/15).

High School

One of the top linebacker prospects in the nation … three-year starter at Union City High School for head coach Joe Rotondi … listed as the No. 2 weakside linebacker prospect in the country by Scout.com and the No. 11 outside linebacker nationally by Rivals.com … fourth-rated player in New Jersey according to Rivals.com … rated as the No. 144 prospect in the country by ESPN.com and is a Rivals.com Top 250 recruit … Second Team Associated Press All-State selection … recorded 100 tackles with five sacks, three interceptions and four blocked kicks as a senior … scored eight touchdowns on offense … First-Team All-Hudson County selection by the Star-Ledger … one of nine members of the 2007 recruiting class to be invited to play in the NY/NJ High School All-Star Classic at Rutgers Stadium in the spring.


Born 4/13/88.

Latest News
09/01/2011 - Greg Schiano shifted his linebacking corps around during the offseason, moving Khaseem Greene up from safety and shifting Ka'Lial Glaud and Manny Abreu to defensive end. The new group features Greene as the starting weakside linebacker, Steve Beauharnais in the middle and Jamal Merrell on the strong side, a faster and more aggressive group to fit Schiano's scheme. Each of the three runs the 40 in 4.6 seconds or less. - The Sports Xchange

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