There’s a new Manning in football.
News broke when Arch Manning announced his commitment to attend and play at the University of Texas.
Manning is generating nostalgia and hype up. NFL fans from the Giants and the Colts expect astounding things from the new Longhorns recruit.
Who is Arch Manning?
Arch Manning is one of the most prodigious high school quarterbacks.
Manning plays at Isidore Newman High School in New Orleans.
He comes from a famous NFL family led by former quarterback Archie Manning.
According to Sports Illustrated, Arch Manning was number 1 in the 2023 class.
SI said the University of Texas was not the only college that wanted Arch Manning.
“LSU, Georgia, Alabama, Clemson, and Virginia were among the programs Manning was considering before ultimately choosing the Longhorns.”
Who’s Arch Manning’s dad?
Is it Peyton? Is it Eli?
None of them is the parent of Arch Manning. The new Longhorns quarterback is the nephew of both Peyton and Eli.
His father is Cooper Manning, the oldest of Elisha Archibald Manning III’s sons.
Grandpa Archie Manning played 13 seasons in the NFL. He spent most of his career with the New Orleans Saints and transferred to the Houston Oilers and the Minnesota Vikings.
Sporting news describes Arch Manning as ” one of the top players available in the country.”
“He is not only the top pro-style quarterback in the class of 2023 but also its No. 1 overall player per 247Sports’ Composite rankings.”
Let’s remember that Peyton Manning was also considered by many, the top recruit of his class.
Sports Illustrated also reported that Arch Manning is the “only person in his family to not commit to a school in the SEC.”