Eli Manning put collectively a Corridor of Fame-worthy profession whereas taking part in for the New York Giants, however earlier than he turned professional, the two-time Tremendous Bowl champion was a star quarterback at Ole Miss.
To honor Manning, Ole Miss will retire Manning’s No. 10 jersey this upcoming season, in accordance to ESPN. Manning will turn into the third Ole Miss soccer participant to have his jersey retired, becoming a member of his father Archie (No. 18) and Chucky Mullins (No. 38).
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After not taking part in his freshman 12 months, Manning began for the Rebels his sophomore season. He threw for two,948 passing yards and 31 touchdowns, after which throughout his junior 12 months, Manning had 3,401 yards and 21 touchdowns.
Lastly, throughout his senior season in 2003, Manning completed with 3,600 yards and 29 touchdowns. He completed third within the Heisman Trophy voting, and he ended up main Ole Miss to two Bowl appearances in his last two seasons.