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Jayson DiManche
LB #51
Height:
6-1
Weight:
244
Age:
24
College:
Southern Illinois
Hometown:
Hamilton, NJ
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
10
SCK
0.0
FF
1
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 28 17 11 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2014 CIN 12 1 10 7 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 CIN 16 0 18 10 8 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @BAL W 23-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 ATL W 24-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TEN W 33-7 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @NE L 17-43 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 CAR L 37-37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @IND L 0-27 7 4 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 BAL W 27-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 JAC W 33-23 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 CLE L 3-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @NO W 27-10 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
12 @HOU W 22-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @TB W 14-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

      DiManche played in the first 12 games this season before suffering a forearm fracture on Nov. 30 at Tampa Bay … Placed on Reserve/Injured list on Dec. 1 ... Made first career start on Oct. 19 at Indianapolis, replacing injured SLB Emmanuel Lamur ... Was the lone 2013 college free agent signee to make the team’s season-opening roster ... Finished second on team in special teams tackles (12) last season, and made a key play on Nov. 17 win vs. Cleveland, blocking a punt that teammate Tony Dye returned for a TD ... Excellent speed for a 240-pounder.

      DiManche played in the first 12 games this season before suffering a forearm fracture on Nov. 30 at Tampa Bay … Placed on Reserve/Injured list on Dec. 1 ... Made first career start on Oct. 19 at Indianapolis, replacing injured SLB Emmanuel Lamur ... Was the lone 2013 college free agent signee to make the team’s season-opening roster ... Finished second on team in special teams tackles (12) last season, and made a key play on Nov. 17 win vs. Cleveland, blocking a punt that teammate Tony Dye returned for a TD ... Excellent speed for a 240-pounder.

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

     2014 highlights: Played in Games 1-12 (one start), with seven tackles on defense and three on special teams, and also has a special teams forced fumble  ... Had one special teams tackle on Oct. 5 at New England, when he dropped KOR Patrick Chung at Patriots 14 ... Started at SLB on Oct. 19 at Indianapolis (first career start), and logged seven tackles, including one for-loss ... On Nov. 16 at New Orleans, forced a fumble by punt returner Brandin Cooks (Saints recovered) ... Suffered forearm fracture on Nov. 30 at Tampa Bay, and was placed on Reserve/Injured list on Dec. 1.

    2013: Played in Games 1-16 and in Wild Card playoff, and ranked second on team with 12 special teams tackles ... Was the lone 2013 college free agent signee to make the team’s season-opening roster ... 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.”

Recent Articles

  • LBs taking notes

    Posted Aug 12, 2013

    If the Bengals linebackers room at Paul Brown Stadium is the home of the unwanted, the unloved and the undrafted, then James Harrison is the Ugly Duckling who grew into the Swan that has gone to five Pro Bowls and won an NFL Defensive Player of the Year award, all the while becoming "The Baddest Man In Football."

  • Depth charge hits roster

    Posted Aug 9, 2013

    Thursday night's 34-10 win in the preseason opener against the Falcons seemed to indicate the Bengals have more than 53 players.

  • Undrafted but not unloved

    Posted Jun 20, 2013

    There's a shot that all but two of the Bengals Opening Day linebackers are going to be undrafted.

Recent Videos

  • Happy Thanksgiving from the Bengals

    Posted Nov 27, 2014

    From all of us at the Cincinnati Bengals, happy Thanksgiving! Carlos Dunlap, Andy Dalton, Andrew Whitworth, Mike Nugent, and Jayson DiManche talk turkey with Bengals.com

  • 1 on 1: Jayson DiManche

    Posted Jul 28, 2014

    Going into his second Training Camp with the Bengals, Geoff Hobson caught up with Jayson DiManche.

  • 'Hard Knocks': Jayson DiManche gets the call

    Posted Sep 4, 2013

    Cincinnati Bengals undrafted rookie linebacker Jayson DiManche waits to receive the phone call on whether he has made the team's 53-man roster.

  • Jayson DiManche: Extra reps

    Posted Aug 29, 2013

    The Bengals linebacker on his feelings watching teammate Emmanuel Lamur leave the game with an injury.

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