OF NOTE: Did not sign NLI as he graduated high school early and enrolled at Virginia Tech in January … Is already going through offseason workouts with the team.
RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 140 player in the country, the No. 11 cornerback in the country and the No. 27 player in Florida by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 66 player in the state of Florida by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 32 cornerback in the country and the No. 58 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 56 cornerback in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 79 player in Florida by The Orlando Sentinel … Ranked as the No. 17 corner in the country, the No. 137 player in his region and the No. 49 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation … Ranked as the No. 184 overall prospect in the country and the No. 18 cornerback in the country by Tom Lemming on MaxPreps.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on February 3, 2011 … Pronounced DON-uh-van … Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, returning a kickoff for a touchdown … A second-team all-state selection to the Associated Press’ Class 6A team … Played his final season at Miami Central after transferring from Edison … Player host was Dadi Nicolas … Recruited by Torrian Gray.
PERSONAL: Born 11/18/92 in Miami … Son of Donald Manning and Patricia Tyson … Has two older brothers and two older sisters … Contemplated major is communications.