Joshua Manning

joshuamanningThe Erie Express are happy to announce the signing of TE/DE-Joshua Manning (East, HS) for the 2016 season. Josh begins his first season with the Express and will compete for a starting spot at tight end or defensive end.

Josh is a graduate of East High School where he was a standout athlete in football and track and field for the Warriors. In football Manning was a four year varsity letter winner, Defensive MVP and selected to play in the Save an Eye All-Star game as a senior. In track Josh was a three year letter winner and district qualifier in the shot put, triple jump and the 400m dash.

Since graduating high school Josh has been a member of the US Army as an infantryman and a member of the Recon Sniper Platoon where he is an Expert Marksman.

“Josh attended our open combine and impressed the coaching staff with his quickness and size. His background in the military coupled with what he showed to us at the combine tells us that he will be a guy we can count on. We are excited to see what he can do in live action and are happy to have him on board with us this season.”-Director of Operations Paul Pennington.

Manning is sponsored by the Humane Society of NWPA. Please visit this partner of Erie Express Football today at the links below.

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