July 18, 2002 |
A campaign by the University of Mississippi to push junior quarterback Eli Manning for the Heisman Trophy has been scuttled by Archie Manning, Eli's father. Archie Manning, a longtime NFL quarterback who starred at Ole Miss, told the school twice this spring not to promote his youngest son for the Heisman. "It was after spring practice in late April or early May, Archie asked us not to do anything in the way of a campaign," Mississippi sports information director Langston Rogers said yesterday.
March 3, 2012 |
ATLANTIC CITY - They sat on opposite ends of the stage, the divide symbolic of the awkwardness of the situation. But Andrew Luck and Archie Manning - here to accept awards from the Maxwell Football Club - insisted Friday that neither was uncomfortable even though the Stanford quarterback is widely expected to replace Manning's son in Indianapolis. Now, if Peyton Manning were here instead of his father . . . "I don't know if it's awkward to begin with," said Luck, winner of the 75th Maxwell Award as the collegiate player of the year.
December 8, 2011
After a bit of an exile, a former Eagles quarterack has finally hooked on with an NFL team. No, not Donovan McNabb . On Wednesday, the Houston Texans signed Jeff Garcia , 41, whose last address was care of the UFL's Omaha Nighthawks, to be their No. 3 behind rookie T.J. Yates - default starter with Matt Schaub and Matt Leinart out - and 36-year-old Jake Delhomme . Houston signed Delhomme last week...
September 21, 2011
Nine plays. That's how long it took those wonderful fans in MetLife Stadium to turn on their Super Bowl-winning quarterback on Monday night. Eli Manning did what all QBs do and said he did not hear the boos raining down from all over East Rutherford. But another quarterback named Manning did. Archie Manning , sitting in a luxury suite high above the field, said the boos were crystal clear to him. But the man who played the first 11 seasons of his career on bad New Orleans Saints teams, said it goes with the territory.
November 22, 2004 |
In the bowels of Giants Stadium, Archie Manning waited, a jittery father eager to see his youngest son. Wearing a black jacket and navy New York Giants hat, Manning watched as one by one, the Giants walked past. Amani Toomer. Tiki Barber. Jeremy Shockey. And then, flashbulbs lit up the dark, dingy hallway. Finally, his boy. Just minutes after losing to Atlanta, 14-10, in his first NFL start, Eli Manning extended his left hand to his father, who grabbed it and pulled Eli into a warm embrace.
September 6, 1996 |
Jim Nantz was already feeling fine when he strolled onto an airplane late last Saturday night in Knoxville, Tenn. He was encouraged about the practice broadcast, which did not go over the air, he had done of that night's football game between Nevada-Las Vegas and Tennessee with new partner Terry Donahue, the former UCLA coach. And he was eagerly looking forward to tomorrow night, when he and Donahue will call the battle between Tennessee and visiting UCLA (Channel 3, 8 o'clock)
June 11, 2008 |
The New York Giants will head into next season with the goal of getting better, not winning another Super Bowl, quarterback Eli Manning said yesterday. "We've said we're not going to talk about repeating or doing that, just becoming a better team," he said. "We have a lot of work to do. You look at a lot of things from last year that we did not do well. From an offensive standpoint, there's a lot of things. " Manning spoke before a record crowd of about 1,000 people attending a College Football Hall of Fame luncheon in South Bend, Ind. He answered questions about New York's Super Bowl-winning season, his college career at Mississippi and growing up the younger brother of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning and the son of former New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning.
September 20, 1996 |
It was the off-season, a time to relax. Or to get ready. Everyone knew where Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning stood on that issue. He posted a sign in the locker room for his teammates to see. Mandatory practice. He wrote out the time. Tennessee's coaches saw the sign and took it down. They went to Manning and told him that the NCAA doesn't really go for mandatory off-season workouts. Manning posted another sign. This time, he requested the pleasure of his teammates' company.
January 20, 2012 |
News Item: Actor Rob Lowe created a firestorm Wednesday on the social network Twitter when he posted "my people are saying" Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning is about to announce his retirement from football. Manning, 35, missed the 2011 season because of a neck injury. According to @RobLowe: "Hearing my fave, #18 Peyton Manning will not return to #NFL. Wow. #Colts," later adding, "#Colts fans, let's hope my info is wrong. Don't like to be wrong, but this time. . .I'm hoping.
January 21, 2014 |
DENVER - Peyton Manning was still in uniform by his locker when he spotted his younger brother, Eli, and then his older brother, Cooper. They were aware of the significance of the Denver Broncos' 26-16 win over the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC championship game. Their father, Archie, held back tears. Manning is 37. He knows moments like the one he shared with his family on Sunday are rare and fleeting. The victory clinched Manning's third Super Bowl appearance. Manning said he looked forward to celebrating with his teammates and going to dinner with his family.