BIO: Full-time starter the past two seasons. Senior totals included 52/0/4 after 42/2.5/8 as a junior.
POSITIVES: Explosive, hard-working, one-gap lineman. Gets off the ball with great first-step quickness, consistently plays with good pad level and is rarely off his feet. Redirects to the action, makes plays down the line of scrimmage and always works to get involved. Displays a good head and immediately locates the ball.
NEGATIVES: Can be handled at the point by a single opponent, or sometimes gets lost in the wash.
ANALYSIS: An intense competitor who makes football a priority, Manupuna is a self-starter who finds a way to be productive. His quickness and ability to play with leverage gives him possibilities as a three-technique lineman.