Aggies and Vikings meet for 6 p.m. nonconference matchup
Manzanares a bright spot on offense, gaining 91 rushing yards
Aggies and Mustangs renew long-standing rivalry with conference hopes on the line
2013:Saw action in nine games, picking up starts against Northern Arizona and Idaho State... Had second-most carries for UC Davis, finishing with 53 for a third-best 184yards... Added five catches for 37 yards... Pulled Aggies out of trouble with season-long 28-yard rush from the three-yard line in first quarter at Nevada... Finished with 41 rushing yards on four carries against the Wolf Pack... Had at least 37 rushing yards in each of the first three games... Capped year with 24 yards on three carries against Sacramento State, including a 17-yard gain that helped set up a 30-yard FG by Brady Stuart and a 27-7 Aggie lead early in the third quarter... Caught two passes for 14 yards at Nevada.
2012:Appeared in four games as a redshirt freshman, tallying 50 rushing yards on 17 carries... Longest run of the year was 14 yards at South Dakota State... Had four receptions for 37 yards... Recorded 87 all-purpose yards on the season... Carried the ball 11 times for 22 yards at San Jose State... Slowed by injury much of the season.
WESTLAKE HS '11: Two-time All-Marmonte League honoree, adding All-Ventura County distinction as a senior... Finished career with school records in career rushing (3,278 yards) and touchdowns (43)... Had six 100-yard games en route to 1,159 yards and 19 TDs in 2010... Added 15-for-208 receiving and averaged 29.4 on kickoff returns... Helped team to 26-2 combined record, a Southern Section title (2009) and runner-up finish (2010) in two seasons.
PERSONAL: Born in Fort Erwin, Calif.... Sociology major... Parents are Tim and Darlene Mowry... Youngest of four siblings, along with Tia, Tamera and Tahj... Has two goals before he turns 30: to make a feature film and to run with the bulls in Spain... Sports hero is former NFL running back Jahvid Best, a former player for Aggie head coach Ron Gould when he was at Cal.
Aggies face Vikings in final league tune-up
Gameday Central - at Weber State
(4 p.m. PT/5 p.m. MT)
Stats FCS National Poll
includes UC Davis