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Former Dunbar wide receiver Deon-Tay McManus optimistic about future at Marshall
Former Dunbar wide receiver Deon-Tay McManus optimistic about future at Marshall

The experiment was not working. After arriving at Marshall with the expectations that come along with being a four-star recruit, Deon-Tay McManus spent four games watching mostly from the bench, struggling with his transition from wide receiver to tight end. The switch back was made in late September, a product of Marshall's needing help at wide receiver because of an injury to starter Davonte Allen. “When we did need Deon-Tay to get back to where he was comfortable, playing wideout, it took the first practice for us to say, ‘OK, this kid could be special for us,’ ” said Marshall wide receivers coach Mike Furrey, who played seven seasons as a wide...

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