McManus earns second Big East Specialist honors

Senior placekicker Brandon McManus was named Big East Specialist of the Week for his performance in Temple’s 24-13 loss to Penn State this weekend.

McManus kicked field goals of 33 and 42 yards against the Nittany Lions and punted six times for an average of 48.5 yards. He is Temple’s all-time leader in field goals and punt average.

McManus was also named Big East Specialist of the Week on Sept. 3 for his performance in the season opener against Villanova.

McManus is one of eight specialists in the country who handles all kicking duties for his team.