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Greg Manusky -  - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • title Quality Control
  • Enters his first season at Kentucky in 2020 as a quality control assistant for the defense
  • Brings 30 combined seasons of NFL experience to the Bluegrass, including 18 as a coach and 12 as a player
  • Came to Kentucky after serving three years as the defensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins
  • Served as the outside linebackers coach for the Redskins in 2016 before being promoted to defensive coordinator in 2017 … It was his second coaching stint there as he was the linebackers coach for the Redskins in 2001, his first coaching job after retiring from the NFL
  • Also held defensive coordinator titles for the Indianapolis Colts (2012-16), San Diego Chargers (2011) and the San Francisco 49ers (2007-10)
  • Spent five seasons with the Chargers as the linebackers coach (2002-06)
  • Was a four-year letter winner at linebacker for Colgate from 1984-87
  • Named first-team Division I-AA All-America by the Associated Press, Walter Camp, and Football News as a senior, while earning second-team honors by The Sports Network
  • Earned Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year and first-team all-Patriot League and an ECAC Division I-AA All-Star as a senior
  • Played in the Blue-Gray Football Classic
  • As a junior, named first-team all-Patriot League while leading the Raiders in tackles
  • In his sophomore season, broke his ankle in the sixth game but still managed to finish as one of the team’s top tacklers
  • One of five freshmen to earn a letter in his rookie season
  • Became the first two-time winner of Colgate’s Hal W. Lahar Trophy, awarded annually to the most valuable defensive player, and was named to the Patriot League All-Anniversary Team in 2000
  • Graduated in 1988 with degrees in education and geology
  • Signed and played with the Washington Redskins from 1988-1990 and later played with the Minnesota Vikings (1991-93) and Kansas City Chiefs (1994-99)
  • Earned All-Madden Team honors in 1991 for his hard-nosed play with the Vikings
  • Totaled 12 years in the NFL, playing in 113 straight games during one stretch, before retiring in 1999
  • Inducted into Colgate’s Hall of Honor in 2005
  • He and his wife, Laurie, have four kids – two sons, Colton and Jake, and two daughters, Logan and Chandler
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