Athlete Profile Monthly
Who is Peyton Manning?
Peyton Williams Manning was born on March 24, 1976 in New Orleans Louisiana. He is the middle child of Olivia and Archie Manning's three sons. His oldest brother Cooper is 2 years older and his younger bother Eli is 5 years younger. His father was quarterback for the New Orleans Saints for 14 years. Peyton and his brothers went to Isidore Newman High School where he was a straight "A" student. In his senior football season he had a 63% completion average, 2703 passing yards and 39 touchdown passes. Peyton then went to The University of Tennessee. In the winter of 1998 Peyton was chosen with the number 1 draft pick by the Indianapolis Colts. Now he plays for the Denver Broncos.