UTAH: Was No. 3 on the depth chart coming out of spring camp.
2014–Played in one game … was 2-of-6 passing for 28 yards (1 INT) against Arizona in his only appearance … long pass of 17 yards … lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: Broke Matt Barkley’s Orange Country record for single-season passing yards as a junior in 2011, completing 327-of-527 passes for 4,219 yards and 41 touchdowns (8 interceptions) … 9,449 career passing yards ranked second in Orange County history behind Barkley’s 9,471 yards ... set the Orange County single-game passing mark with 613 yards (44-of-58) against Valhalla HS in 2012 … also had seven TD passes in that game … as a senior in 2012, he completed 65% of his pass attempts (319-of-490) for 4,062 yards and 41 TDs (10 interceptions) … including his sophomore season, when he passed for 1,168 yards and six touchdowns, his career totals were 9,449 yards and 88 touchdowns to just 26 interceptions … 2011 Orange County Offensive Player of the Year, CIF Southwest division co-Offensive Player of the Year and Sky View League MVP … 2011 first-team Max Preps California Division II all-state and Cal Hi Sports first-team all-state underclassman ... 2012 second-team Max Preps California Division I all-state ... 2012 Rivals.com all-Southern section first team … first-team all-Orange County as a junior and senior … earned three letters in football at El Toro HS and was a two-year team captain.
PERSONAL: Son of Steve and Patty Manning … both parents are San Diego State graduates … two brothers and one sister … brother Chris played baseball at Valparaiso University (2011-14) … received his bachelor’s degree in sociology in the summer after just two years of college … will seek a second bachelor’s degree in either history or communication … full name is Conner Stanley Manning … born Sept. 11, 1994.