Danny McManus
Danny McManus
Full Name:  Daniel Charles McManus
   School:  South Broward High School in Hollywood, Florida


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FSU Career
Football
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1983      QB      6-1  180  Fr       Hollywood                   
1984  14  QB      6-1  188  Fr-R     Hollywood                   
1985  14  QB      6-1  187  So-R *   Hollywood                   
1986  14  QB      6-1  191  Jr-R *   Dania                       
1987  14  QB      6-1  199  Sr-R *   Dania                       


Awards
Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1995
As Florida State football emerged into national prominence, Danny McManus was at the helm. His never-say-die attitude created a last impression on Seminole football and he is still listed among FSU's all-time greats at quarterback.

In 1987, McManus' finest game came against Nebraska in the 1988 Fiesta Bowl. McManus orchestrated a 97-yard scoring drive with the game winning touchdown pass coming on fourth and goal from the 15. He broke Fiesta Bowl passing records and was named MVP. He was named College Football's Exemplary Player of the Year by New York's Downtown Athletic Club following the season.

McManus has enjoyed a successful career in the professional ranks. After two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, he joined the Canadian Football League.



FSU Statistics
Football
Season Statistics
Defense
         |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
Year  GP |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
1983     |   0   0   0  0.0-    |  0.0-    |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
1984   2 |   0   0   0  0.0-    |  0.0-    |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
1985   4 |   0   0   0  0.0-    |  0.0-    |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  2 |  12
1986  10 |   0   0   0  0.0-    |  0.0-    |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  2 |  12
1987  11 |   0   0   0  0.0-    |  0.0-    |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot   27 |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  5 |  30
Offense/Kick and Punt Returns
         |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
Year  GP |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
1983     |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
1984   2 |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   5- 10 - 2    41  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
1985   4 |  12  -20 -1.7  2  9  |   0    0  0.0  0     |  40- 69 - 1   513  3 32  |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  -20
1986  10 |  14   31  2.2  2 21  |   0    0  0.0  0     |  65-112 - 2   872  7 48  |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   31
1987  11 |  12  -14 -1.2  1  8  |   1   -2 -2.0  0 -2  | 138-264 - 9  1964 14 59t |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  -16
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot   27 |  38   -3 -0.1  5 21  |   1   -2 -2.0  0     | 248- 455-14  3390 25 59t |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   -5
Football
Game Participation
                            |      Starts
1986                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Nov  1 MIAMI                |  1  QB       
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         |  1   1    0

                            |      Starts
1987                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Jan  1 NEBRASKA             |  1           
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         |  1   0    0

----------------------------|--------------
Career Tot                  |  2   1    0
Football
Game Statistics
                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1984                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Nov 10 SOUTH CAROLINA       |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov 17 UT-CHATTANOOGA       |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  0 |   0

                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1985                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Aug 31 TULANE               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  2 |  12
Sep  7 NEBRASKA             |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 21 MEMPHIS STATE        |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 12 AUBURN               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  2 |  12

                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1986                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Aug 30 TOLEDO               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 27 MICHIGAN             |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 11 TULANE               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
Oct 18 WICHITA STATE        |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 25 LOUISVILLE           |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
Nov  1 MIAMI                |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov 15 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov 29 FLORIDA              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Dec 31 *INDIANA             |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  2 |  12

                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1987                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Sep  5 TEXAS TECH           |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  1 |   6
Sep 12 EAST CAROLINA        |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 19 MEMPHIS STATE        |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 26 MICHIGAN STATE       |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct  3 MIAMI                |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 10 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 17 LOUISVILLE           |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 31 TULANE               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov  7 AUBURN               |   1   0   1  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov 14 FURMAN               |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov 28 FLORIDA              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Jan  1 *NEBRASKA            |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   1   0   1  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  1 |   6

* Bowl Game stats not included
                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1984                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Nov 10 SOUTH CAROLINA       |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   5-   9- 2    41  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Nov 17 UT-CHATTANOOGA       |   0    0  0.0  0     |   1    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   0    0  0.0  0     |   1    0  0.0  0     |   5-   9- 2    41  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1985                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Aug 31 TULANE               |   6    1  0.2  2  9  |   0    0  0.0  0     |  14-  19- 1   191  2     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    1
Sep  7 NEBRASKA             |   2  -14 -7.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |  15-  27- 0   172  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  -14
Sep 21 MEMPHIS STATE        |   2   -5 -2.5  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   5-  15- 0    68  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   -5
Oct 12 AUBURN               |   2   -2 -1.0  0  2  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   6-   9- 0    82  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   -2
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |  12  -20 -1.7  2  9  |   0    0  0.0  0     |  40-  70- 1   513  3     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  -20

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1986                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Aug 30 TOLEDO               |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   1-   1- 0     9  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Sep 27 MICHIGAN             |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   4-   6- 0    67  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Oct 11 TULANE               |   3   -4 -1.3  1  1t |   0    0  0.0  0     |  16-  25- 1   171  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   -4
Oct 18 WICHITA STATE        |   3   19  6.3  0 21  |   0    0  0.0  0     |  11-  19- 0   201  3     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   19
Oct 25 LOUISVILLE           |   3    7  2.3  1  9t |   0    0  0.0  0     |   9-  15- 0   143  3     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    7
Nov  1 MIAMI                |   1    7  7.0  0  7  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   8-  15- 0    84  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    7
Nov 15 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI |   2    1  0.5  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |  11-  16- 0   149  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    1
Nov 29 FLORIDA              |   2    1  0.5  0  2  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   5-  15- 1    48  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    1
Dec 31 *INDIANA             |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   6-  14- 1    54  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |  14   31  2.2  2 21  |   0    0  0.0  0     |  65- 112- 2   872  7     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   31

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1987                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Sep  5 TEXAS TECH           |   2   -3 -1.5  1  6t |   0    0  0.0  0     |  19-  34- 0   275  2     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   -3
Sep 12 EAST CAROLINA        |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   5-  13- 0   110  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Sep 19 MEMPHIS STATE        |   1   -7 -7.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |  16-  31- 2   247  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   -7
Sep 26 MICHIGAN STATE       |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |  13-  28- 1   187  2     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Oct  3 MIAMI                |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Oct 10 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI |   2   12  6.0  0  8  |   1   -2 -2.0  0 -2  |  13-  27- 2   118  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   10
Oct 17 LOUISVILLE           |   1   -2 -2.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |  13-  28- 0   161  1     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   -2
Oct 31 TULANE               |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |  14-  17- 0   256  3     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Nov  7 AUBURN               |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |  12-  27- 2   139  3     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Nov 14 FURMAN               |   1  -10 **.*  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   8-  19- 0   138  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  -10
Nov 28 FLORIDA              |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Jan  1 *NEBRASKA            |   5   26  5.2  0 21  |   0    0  0.0  0     |  28-  51- 1   375  3     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |   26
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   7  -10 -1.4  1  8  |   1   -2 -2.0  0     | 113- 224- 7  1631 14     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |  -12

* Bowl Game stats not included


Pro Career
Football
Drafted: 1988, 11th Round  #282, Kansas City Chiefs, QB    

Year  Abbr   Team                                No      Pos
1988  KC     Kansas City Chiefs                          QB


Pro Statistics
Football
Offensive Statistics
Year Team  GP  GS
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1988 KC     0   0
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1 Year      0   0