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Luke Manget
Luke Manget

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Conyers, Ga

High School:
Rockdale County

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 176

Position:
Placekicker



10/02/2014

Hall of Fame Profile: Luke Manget

Sure-footed kicker a three-time All-ACC performer and the Yellow Jackets all-time leading scorer

07/17/2014

Georgia Tech 2014 Hall of Fame Class Announced

Stellar class of six to be inducted October 10 at Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center

07/17/2014

Georgia Tech 2014 Hall of Fame Class Announced

Stellar class of six to be inducted October 10 at Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center

02/22/2014

#TGW: The Kicker's Up and Good

Academic All-ACC is the PAT on Harrison Butker's superb freshman year

AT TECH: Three-time all-Atlantic Coast Conference placekicker and the Yellow Jackets? all-time leading scorer with 322 points . . . Made an ACC-record 160 consecutive extra points without a miss in his career, just one shy of the NCAA record of 161 in a row by John Becksvoort of Tennessee (1991-94) . . . The third-leading scorer in ACC history, trailing only former Florida State kickers Scott Bentley and Sebastian Janikowski . . . One of only three Yellow Jackets to make the all-ACC team three times, earning first-team honors in 2000 and 2001 and second-team accolades in 2002 . . . Ranks second in school history with 54 career field goals, trailing only Scott Sisson?s record 60 three-pointers . . . Has the highest career field goal percentage in school history (54-77, .701) . . . Owns Tech season records for points by kicking and PAT as well as a share of the season field goal record . . . Also handles kickoffs.

2002: Second-team all-ACC placekicker who hit 12 of 17 field goals and was 29-for-29 on PAT on the season for a total of 65 points . . . Had a school-record streak of 10 consecutive field goals . . . All four of his missed field goals were from 45 yards or longer, including attempts from 50 and 51 yards . . . Kicked field goals of 41, 19 and 33 yards in Tech?s win over eighth-ranked NC State . . . Season-high 11 points in the Jackets? victory over Virginia . . . Missed the North Carolina with a strained groin, suffered in pre-game warmups . . . Had 22 touchbacks on 45 kickoffs (48.9 percent) . . . Named to the ACC All-Academic football team.

2001: Earned first-team all-ACC honors for the second straight year . . . Led the ACC in scoring (8.1 points per game) and field goals (1.6 per game) . . . Broke his own school record for points by kicking with 97, surpassing the 86 points that he scored as a freshman . . . Booted 19 field goals to tie Scott Sisson?s school-record set in 1992 . . . Hit a career-best four field goals against Clemson . . . Hit two field goals of 50 yards or more with a 50-yarder against NC State and a 51-yarder against Virginia . . . Surpassed the former ACC record of 93 consecutive extra points, held by former Maryland kicker Jess Atkinson, against the Citadel in the second game of the season . . . Had a close call in the season opener when he missed on PAT No. 92, but Syracuse was called for a penalty, giving Manget another chance.

2000: First-team all-ACC placekicker and a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award . . . Led ACC kickers in scoring and ranked third overall in the league with 7.4 points per game . . . Second in the league and 22nd in the nation with 1.2 field goals per game . . . Scored 74 points, connecting on 12-of-16 field goals and 38-of-38 extra points . . . Booted a career-long 50-yard field goal against NC State, one his of three field goals in that contest . . . Also had three field goals in Tech?s 31-28 win at fourth-ranked Clemson, hitting from 27, 29 and 38 yards . . . Missed the Virginia game with a strained groin . . . Made eight of his last nine field goals, missing only a 42-yard attempt against Maryland while still bothered by the strained groin . . . Hit from 42 and 21 yards in the Jackets? win at Georgia . . . Helped Tech lead the ACC in kickoff coverage at 16.4 yards per opponent return . . . Named Tech?s Outstanding Special Teams Performer.

1999: Set Tech season records for points by kicking with 86 (old record, 84 by Scott Sisson, 1990) and PAT with 53 (old record, 46 by Brad Chambers, 1998) . . . Hit 11 of 16 field goals and was perfect on extra points . . . One of the heroes of dramatic victories over Georgia and North Carolina . . . His 38-yard field goal in overtime gave the Jackets a 51-48 victory over arch-rival Georgia . . . Had a 38-yard attempt blocked on third down, but when holder George Godsey recovered the ball behind the line of scrimmage, he got the chance to try again on fourth down . . . Also hit from 29 and 44 yards in the game and booted six extra points for 15 points, the second-best single-game total in school history . . . Kicked the game-tying 36-yard field goal with five seconds left in regulation against North Carolina, and the Jackets won in overtime . . . Made nine of his last 11 field goals . . . Longest field goal was a 49-yarder against NC State . . . Booted seven extra points in win over Maryland . . . Shared kickoff duties.

HIGH SCHOOL: Parade Magazine prep all-America . . . First-team prep all-America by ESPN The Magazine . . . Tabbed the No. 1 placekicker in the SEC Region by Prep Star postseason magazine . . . . Named an all-region placekicker by Prep Star preseason edition . . . Earned first-team all-state honors by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which named him one of the Top 50 prospects in Georgia . . . Ranked the No. 1 placekicker in Georgia by the Tom Lemming Report . . . Given a 4.0 ranking by Forrest Davis . . . Hampered by hamstring pull as a senior, which limited him to making seven of 12 field goals . . . Booted 90 percent of his kickoffs out of the end zone . . . As a junior, made 12 of 16 field goals, including kicks of 53, 55 and 58 yards, and was a perfect 18-for-18 on PATs . . . For his career, he hit 19 of 29 FGs and 34 of 36 PATs . . . Kicked 85 percent of kickoffs out of the end zone as a junior . . . Averaged 39 yards per punt as a senior . . . Lettered three times in football and four times in soccer . . . Played for coach Matt Fligg at Rockdale County High School.

PERSONAL: Full name is Thomas Luke Manget (pronounced mon-JAY) . . . Parents are Thomas and Debbie Manget . . . Born March 27, 1981 . . . Majoring in History, Technology and Society.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

2002 PAT FG LP Pts KO/TB FG Att. (Made) Vandy? 6-6 1-2 37 9 6/4 51, (37) UConn? 4-4 1-2 41 7 6/2 50, (41) Clemson? 1-1 0-0 0 1 4/0 ? BYU? 4-4 0-1 0 4 5/5 47 UNC DNP - Injured WFU? 3-3 0-0 0 3 0/0 ? Maryland? 1-1 1-2 19 3 1/0 45, (19) Virginia? 2-2 3-3 40 11 4/2 (25), (40), (19) NC State? 1-1 3-3 41 10 5/3 (30), (19), (41) FSU? 1-1 2-2 39 7 4/2 (39), (28) Duke? 2-2 1-1 32 5 4/1 (32) Georgia? 1-1 0-1 0 1 2/1 49 Fres St.? 3-3 0-0 0 3 4/2

2001 PAT FG LP Pts FG Attempts (Made) Syracuse? 1-1 2-2 22 7 (22), (20) Citadel? 5-5 0-0 0 5 ? Navy? 10-10 0-1 0 10 28 Clemson? 2-2 4-4 47 14 (22), (47), (20), (33) Duke? 4-4 3-3 43 13 (43), (26), (27) Maryland? 2-2 1-2 39 5 37, (39) NC State? 3-3 2-7 50 9 (33),46,33,30,42,(50),38 UNC? 2-2 2-3 41 8 32, (41), (25) Virginia? 2-2 2-3 51 8 (51), 49, (30) WFU? 5-5 1-1 39 8 (39) Georgia? 2-2 1-1 28 5 (28) FSU? 2-2 1-1 23 5 (23) Stan?# 3-3 1-1 20 6 (20)

2000 PAT FG LP Pts FG Attempts (Made) UCF? 3-3 0-1 0 3 45 FSU? 1-1 0-0 0 1 ? Navy? 4-4 2-2 34 10 (34), (26) NC State? 2-2 3-4 50 11 (50), (43), 29, (39) UNC? 6-6 0-1 0 6 47 WFU? 7-7 1-1 38 10 (38) Duke? 6-6 1-1 20 9 (20) Clemson? 1-1 3-3 38 10 (27), (29), (38) Virginia DNP ? Injured Maryland? 5-5 0-1 0 5 42 Georgia? 3-3 2-2 42 9 (42), (21) LSU?# 2-2 0-0 0 2 ?

1999 PAT FG LP Pts FG Attempts (Made) Navy 4-4 0-0 0 4 ? FSU 4-4 0-0 0 4 ? UCF? 5-5 2-2 37 11 (32), (37) Maryland? 7-7 0-1 0 7 41 UNC? 4-4 1-3 36 7 40, 39, (36) Duke? 5-5 1-1 22 8 (22) NC State? 6-6 2-2 49 12 (49), (34) Virginia? 5-5 1-1 24 8 (24) Clemson? 6-6 1-1 36 9 (36) WFU? 1-1 0-1 0 1 37 Georgia? 6-6 3-4 44 15 (44), (29), 38, (38) Miami?# 1-1 2-4 36 7 44, (25), 41, (36)

CAREER STATISTICS

Year G-GS PAT 0-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FG LP Pts 1999 11-9 53-53 3-3 6-9 2-4 0-0 11-16 49 86 2000 10-10 38-38 5-6 4-4 2-5 1-1 12-16 50 74 2001 12-12 40-40 9-10 5-10 3-6 2-2 19-28 51 97 2002 12-12 29-29 5-5 4-4 3-6 0-2 12-17 41 65 Total 45-43 160-160 22-24 19-27 10-21 3-5 54-77 51 322

CAREER HIGHS

Field Goals: 4 vs. Clemson, 2001 FG Attempts: 7 vs. NC State, 2001 Long: 51 vs. Virginia, 2001 PAT: 10 vs. Navy, 2001 PAT Attempts: 10 vs. Navy, 2001 Points: 15 vs. Georgia, 1999 (3 FG, 6 PAT)

? Game started # Bowl game statistics from 1999-2001 do not count in season or career totals

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