Wynton McManis

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Wynton McManis
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McManis with the Argonauts in 2022
No. 48 – Toronto Argonauts
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1994-09-20) September 20, 1994 (age 28)
Memphis, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Olive Branch
(Olive Branch, Mississippi)
College:Memphis
Undrafted:2016
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · CFL.ca

Wynton McManis (born September 20, 1994) is a gridiron football linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at University of Memphis and was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2016.[1]

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On May 12, 2016, the San Francisco 49ers signed McManis as an undrafted free agent following the 2016 NFL Draft.[2] He was released on August 27, 2016 and was signed to the practice squad on November 29, 2016.[3][4] On December 23, 2016, the 49ers promoted McManis to their active roster from their practice squad after placing Torrey Smith on injured-reserve.[5] He made his professional debut the following day in a 22–21 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.[6] On May 2, 2017, McManis was waived by the 49ers.[7]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

McManis signed with the Calgary Stampeders on June 17, 2017.[8] After the CFL canceled the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, McManis chose to opt-out of his contract with the Stampeders.[9]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

McManis was signed by the New Orleans Saints on August 29, 2020.[10] He was waived on September 5, 2020.[11] On January 20, 2021, McManis signed a reserve/futures contract with the Saints.[12] He was waived on August 31, 2021 and re-signed to the practice squad.[13][14] He was released on September 6.[15] McManis resigned with the Saints' practice squad on September 15, 2021, and was elevated to the 53 man roster on September 18, 2021. He was released on September 20, 2021 and re-signed to the practice squad. He was released on October 12.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On November 24, 2021, McManis was signed to the Miami Dolphins practice squad.[16]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On February 8, 2022, it was announced that McManis had signed with the Toronto Argonauts.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Memphis Tiger's Athletics Bio: Wynton McManis". gotigersgo.com. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
  2. ^ "49ers to sign Memphis linebacker Wynton McManis". ninersnation.com. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
  3. ^ "49ers announce 1st round of roster cuts". August 27, 2016. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "49ers Place LB Skov on IR, Promote S Ball to Active Roster". November 29, 2016. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  5. ^ "49ers Place WR Torrey Smith on Injured Reserve, Promote LB Wynton McManis to Active Roster". 49ers.com. December 23, 2016. Retrieved January 5, 2016.
  6. ^ "NFL Player Profile: Wynton McManis". NFL.com. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
  7. ^ "49ers Announce Several Roster Moves". 49ers.com. May 2, 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-12-16.
  8. ^ "McManis is next man up - Calgary Stampeders". 9 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Stamps release LB Wynton McManis". CFL.ca. August 25, 2020. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  10. ^ "New Orleans Saints announce roster moves". NewOrleansSaints.com. August 29, 2020. Retrieved August 31, 2020.
  11. ^ "Saints announce 53-man roster reductions for 2020". NewOrleansSaints.com. September 5, 2020.
  12. ^ Sigler, John (January 20, 2021). "CFL linebacker Wynton McManis signs reserve/future deal with the Saints". USAToday.com. Retrieved February 18, 2021.
  13. ^ "New Orleans Saints make roster reductions to 53". NewOrleansSaints.com. August 31, 2021.
  14. ^ "New Orleans Saints announce practice squad additions". NewOrleansSaints.com. September 1, 2021.
  15. ^ "New Orleans Saints announce roster moves". NewOrleansSaints.com. September 6, 2021.
  16. ^ "Roster Moves: Miami Dolphins Sign LB Biegel, Awarded RB Lindsay, and Sign LB McManis to Practice Squad". MiamiDolphins.com. November 24, 2021.
  17. ^ "Argos sign American LB Wynton McManis". Canadian Football League. February 8, 2022.

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