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  Manasseh Garner
Manasseh Garner

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Brashear

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
WR

11/23/2013

Pittsburgh Edges Syracuse, 17-16

Tom Savage passed for 218 yards and a touchdown.

10/19/2013

Bennett Runs for 240 Yards in 35-24 Victory Over Old Dominion

Issac Bennett scores three touchdowns in 35-24 win over Old Dominion.

08/14/2013

Football Training Camp: What They're Saying: Aug. 14

Media quote sheet from Wednesday, August 14

08/07/2013

Pitt Football Training Camp: What They're Saying

Day two of camp complete

09/13/2014

Pittsburgh vs. FIU

Pitt goes on the road to take on FIU

09/05/2014

Pittsburgh vs. Boston College

USATSI Gallery -- 9/5/14

11/23/2013

Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse - UTSI

Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse - UTSI

11/16/2013

North Carolina @ Pittsburgh

USATSI

10/12/2013

Pittsburgh vs. No. 24 Virginia Tech - UTSI

Pittsburgh vs. No. 24 Virginia Tech - UTSI

2013: Played in all 13 games, starting five in his first active season at Pitt...worked at tight end and H-Back for most of the season but got increased repetitions at wide receiver late in the year when senior starter Devin Street was out due to injury...totaled 33 catches for 391 yards (11.8 avg.) and three TDs...had a career-high seven catches (for 61 yards) at Syracuse, including a seven-yard TD reception...had a career-high 78 receiving yards on four catches (19.5 avg.) vs. Miami...also had scoring receptions vs. Florida State (four yards) and Old Dominion (21 yards).

At Wisconsin (2010-11): Played in 20 career games with the Badgers...in 2011, played in 10 games and caught two passes for 45 yards (22.5 avg.)...had a 27-yard reception vs. South Dakota and an 18-yard catch vs. Purdue...as a true freshman in 2010, played in 10 games...saw time at defensive end, wide receiver and on kick coverage units during his debut season...totaled 10 tackles on the year...twice had a career-high three tackles (in victories over Indiana and No. 1 Ohio State)...each of his three stops against Ohio State came on the kickoff cover team...had a three-yard TFL vs. Indiana.

High School: Selected All-State Class AAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers as a senior all-purpose player at Brashear...Pennsylvania Football News All-Class AAA...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette City League Player of the Year...totaled 83 receptions for 1,267 yards (15.3 avg.) and 21 touchdowns for his career...on defense, compiled career totals of 149 tackles, 10 sacks and four interceptions...as a senior, had 27 catches for 540 yards (20.0 avg.) and 10 TDs on offense, and 60 tackles, six sacks, two blocked punts and two interceptions on defense...two-time captain and team MVP at Brashear...played under Coach Rick Murphy...rated Pennsylvania's No. 18 prospect by Scout, No. 24 by SuperPrep and No. 35 by Rivals...selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic...High Honor Roll student.

Personal: Manasseh (pronounced muh-NESS-uh) Sylvester Garner, born 3/11/92, is the son of Marcellus and Mechella Garner...has two sisters and one brother...cousin Justin King played at Penn State and was a 2008 fourth-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams...highly active in volunteerism and community endeavors that benefit area inner-city youth...social sciences major.

Receiving
G GS REC YARDS AVG LONG TD PTS
2010* 10 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0
2011* 10 0 2 45 22.5 27 0 0
2013 13 5 33 391 11.8 28 3 18
Career 33 5 35 436 12.5 28 3 18
* at Wisconsin