Sherrick McManis
McManis in 2010.
No. 27     Chicago Bears
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-19) December 19, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Peoria, Illinois
High School: Peoria (IL) Richwoods
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 144
Debuted in 2010 for the Houston Texans
Career history
Roster status: Injured Reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big Ten honors (2009)
  • Sporting News freshman All-Big Ten honors (2006)
  • NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Wk 9, 2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     25
Sacks     0.0
Interceptions     1
Stats at

Sherrick Terravis McManis (born December 19, 1987) is an American football cornerback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern.

Early yearsEdit

McManis attended Richwoods High School in Peoria, Illinois where he played football and was a state champion long-jumper. Considered only a two-star recruit by, McManis chose Northwestern over Eastern Illinois, Western Illinois, and Illinois State.

College careerEdit

As a freshman, McManis was named to Sporting News' freshman All-Big Ten team after recording 21 tackles, breaking up six passes and making one interception. As a sophomore, he became a full-time starter on defense, and recorded 75 tackles, 6.5 tackles-for-loss, seven pass break-ups, and one interception. As a junior, he recorded 53 tackles, broke up 14 passes and had two interceptions. As a senior, he earned first-team All-Big Ten honors after he set career highs in interceptions with five, and recorded 37 tackles, 1.5 tackles-for-loss, and broke up 12 passes. He finished his career with 201 tackles, eight tackles-for-loss, 39 pass break-ups, and nine interceptions.

Professional careerEdit

Houston TexansEdit

McManis was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.[1] He signed a four-year, $1.982 million contract with the Texans on May 27.[2]

Chicago BearsEdit

On August 31, 2012, McManis was traded to the Chicago Bears for FB Tyler Clutts.[3] In Week 9 against the Tennessee Titans, McManis blocked Brett Kern's punt, which was recovered by former Northwestern teammate Corey Wootton, who returned the blocked punt for a touchdown.[4] McManis was eventually named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week.[5] McManis was placed on injured reserve on December 11.[6]


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