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Jayson DiManche
LB #51
Height:
6-1
Weight:
244
Age:
23
College:
Southern Illinois
Hometown:
Hamilton, NJ
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

TCKL
11
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 18 10 8 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 CIN 16 0 18 10 8 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

      DiManche looks to increase his playing time in 2014 after a promising rookie season ... Was the lone 2013 college free agent signee to make the team’s season-opening roster ... Finished second on the team in special teams tackles with 12 ... Made a key play on Nov. 17 win vs. Cleveland, blocking a punt that was returned by S Tony Dye for a Bengals TD ... DiManche has excellent speed for a 240-pounder.
DiManche looks to increase his playing time in 2014 after a promising rookie season ... Was the lone 2013 college free agent signee to make the team’s season-opening roster ... Finished second on the team in special teams tackles with 12 ... Made a key play on Nov. 17 win vs. Cleveland, blocking a punt that was returned by S Tony Dye for a Bengals TD ... DiManche has excellent speed for a 240-pounder.

    Career transactions: Signed with Cincinnati as college free agent on 4-30-13.

    2013 highlights: Played in Games 1-16 and in Wild Card playoff, and ranked second on team with 12 special teams tackles ... Six tackles on defense and one pass defensed ... Two special teams tackles Oct. 13 at Buffalo ... Played on defense for first time Oct. 27 vs. Jets, and recorded two tackles and two special teams tackles ... Blocked a Spencer Lanning punt in second quarter on Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland, and S Tony Dye returned it 24 yards for a TD and a 21-13 lead ... On Dec. 1 at San Diego, teamed with CB Dre Kirkpatrick to down a 75-yard punt at Chargers four ... Tied for team lead with two special teams tackles on Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis ... Saw increased snaps on defense to due injury of SLB James Harrison on Dec. 15 at Pittsburgh, and recorded three
 
tackles and a pass defensed ... Tied for team lead with two special teams tackles on Dec. 29 vs. Baltimore.

    College: Played four seasons (2009-12) at Southern Illinois, with a redshirt year in 2008 ... Consistently wreaked havoc in offensive backfields in the FCS ranks, logging 38 tackles for loss and 16.5 sacks ... Second-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference performer as a senior, when he ranked second in conference in both sacks (eight) and TFLs (15) ... Named team captain as a senior ... Started all 11 games at linebacker en route to being a second team All-MVFC selection as a senior ... Recorded a tackle for loss in 10 different games and a sack in eight different games.

    Personal: Hometown is Hamilton, N.J. ... Attended Hamilton West High School, where he earned second-team all-state honors as senior ... Won team’s defensive MVP and Hardest Hitter Awards ... Also a member of basketball and track and field teams ... Earned degree from Southern Illinois in communications, with a minor in marketing ... Twice named to MVFC Academic Honor Roll. ... Served as summer intern in 2012 in media services office of Saluki Athletics ... Made offseason speaking visits in 2014 to his former elementary school and high school ... Enjoys traveling ... Last name is pronounced “dih-MAHNCH.”

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