2013 - Played in two games ... saw action vs. San Diego State and Notre Dame ... part of an offensive line that allowed just nine quarterback sacks which ranked second in the conference and seventh nationally ... helped anchor an offensive line that ranked second in the conference and 11th nationally in rushing with a 272.5 per-game average ... helped Air Force lead the conference and rank fifth nationally in red zone offense with scores on 33-of-35 possessions.
2012 - Did not see any varsity action.
2011 - Played on the junior varsity.
High School - Lettered two years in football ... received the Minnesota High School Lake Conference Honorable Mention All-State Football Award his senior year ... played for Coach Mike Grant, the 2013 Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the year and son of Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach Bud Grant.
Personal - Son of Denise and James Manuel ... older sister is Alexa ... majoring in economics ... member of cadet squadron 23 ... completed Operation Air Force last summer in Anchorage Alaska ... also worked on the cadet cadre for Basic Cadet Training ... given name is James.