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Manuel and Vereen are Standing Out

Minnesota brought in three freshmen defensive backs and two have already impressed the coaches enough this fall to earn playing time this season.

One name keeps coming up every time coach Tim Brewster is asked about the freshman players, James Manuel. James Manuel is impressive. He is a legit 6-foot-2 and 210 pounds. He carries his weight incredibly well and has room to add some muscle without losing his mobility. Coach Brewster said Manuel's strength numbers were that of a junior or senior when tested this summer. He has a nose for the...

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