* 2012 Ball State Ray Louthen Senior Participation Award *
2012 (Sr.): Started 10 games and played in 11, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg . . . suffered an ankle injury at CMU and missed the Army and Toledo games . . . returned to the stating lineup for the regular season finale at Miami University . . . 38 career starts . . . part of an offensive line that blocked for Jahwan Edwards' 1,410 yards rushing - the third highest single-season total in Ball State history . . . protected quarterback Keith Wenning, who set a school record with 301 completions and threw for the third best single season total of 3,095 passing yards in school history . . . Ball State's offensive line ranked 15th in the nation for fewest sacks allowed with a 1.08 mark.
2011 (Jr.): Started his 28th career game vs. Toledo . . . started all 12 games in 2011 . . . part of an offensive line that allowed only 11 sacks and tied for 12th in the nation for fewest sacks allowed . . . protected quarterback Keith Wenning, who threw for 2,786 yards -- the third most in a Ball State single season -- and set the single-season record with 287 completions . . . blocked for true freshman running back Jahwan Edwards, who rushed for 786 yards and 11 touchdowns.
2010 (So.): Started the first seven games of the season before suffering an ankle injury . . . played in 10 games . . . earned second letter.
2009 (Fr.): Played in all 12 games to earn first letter . . . started nine contests, including six of the final seven . . . helped block for an offense which tallied over 3,500 yards in total offense.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football for Coach Bill Melby . . . also lettered three seasons in baseball . . . Football: Helped team to a 7-6 overall record as a senior and the Indians’ first sectional championship game appearance since the 2000 season . . . Indiana Football Coaches Association Top-50 . . . Hammond Times All-Area as a senior . . . All-Duneland Conference and Academic All-State as a senior . . . Lake Central team captain as a senior . . . named school’s Defensive Lineman of the Year in final campaign . . . tallied 37 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and seven sacks in senior season . . . managed 21 sacks, 17 knockdowns, 134 tackles and 32 tackles for loss in career.
PERSONAL: Son of Mike and Sherry Manick . . . born Aug. 26, 1990, in Munster, Ind. . . . two sisters and one brother . . . managed a 3.025 grade-point average last fall . . . full name is Daniel Joseph Manick.
Tackles: 1, TOLEDO, 11/25/11 (1-0)
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