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Elisha Archibald Manning, III

Birthplace: Drew, MS, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Elisha "Buddy" Archibald Manning, II and Jane Elizabeth Nelson
Husband of <private> Manning (Williams)
Father of <private> Manning; Peyton Williams Manning and Eli Manning
Brother of Ray Manning

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Archie Manning

Elisha Archibald "Archie" Manning III (born May 19, 1949) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League, playing for the New Orleans Saints from 1971 to 1982, then for the Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings. He is the father of current Indianapolis Colts starting quarterback Peyton Manning, current New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning, and former Ole Miss receiver Cooper Manning.

In 1972 he led the league in pass attempts and completions, and led the National Football Conference in passing yards, though the team's record was only 2–11–1. In 1978, he was named the NFC Player Of The Year by UPI after leading the Saints to a 7–9 record. That same year, Archie was also named All-NFC by both the UPI and The Sporting News. Manning was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1978 and 1979.

Manning was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989.

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Archie Manning's Timeline

May 19, 1949
Drew, MS, USA
March 24, 1976
Age 26
New Orleans, LA, USA
January 3, 1981
Age 31
New Orleans, LA, USA