Peyton is widely regarded as one of the best QBs to have ever played the game, selected with the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, and in his rookie season he set five different NFL rookie records, including most TDs in a season and was named to the NFL All-Rookie First Team.
Manning begins his third season as quarterback of the Denver Broncos after spending the first 13 years of his illustrious career in Indianapolis. In the past two seasons, Peyton has quarterbacked the Denver Broncos to 28 wins, two Western Division titles and an AFC Championship. In 2013 he set all-time NFL records in yardage and touchdown passes (55).
As the Super Bowl XLI MVP, he has completed more passes, thrown for more yards and touchdowns in a career-opening 13-year span than any NFL player in history and has torched all the NFL, AFC, and Colts record-books in the process , won back-to-back MVP honors for second time in his career (2003-04 and 2008-09) which in itself is a record, and in 2009, he was listed by the Sporting News as the No. 1 player in the NFL.
He is the only NFL QB to ever throw for 3,000+ yards in his first 13 seasons of his career, holds NFL records for consecutive seasons with 4,000+ yards in a career, and the Colt’s all-time career passing yards and passing touchdowns leader.
As a collegian at the University of Tennessee, he was a four-year starter, saw action in 48 games with 45 starts, set 33 school records, eight SEC records and two NCAA marks, and ended his college career owning SEC record for wins as starting QB (39-6), completions (863), passing yards (11,201), total offense (11,020), and completion percentage (62.49%).
Ranked third in NCAA history in passing yards and total offense as well as posted a 26-4 record as a starter in SEC games, Peyton is a three-time Academic All-America honoree, started 13 games as a senior and led his team to the SEC Championship and an 11-2 record, and won the Sullivan Award for the nation’s top amateur athlete, Davey O’Brien Award for Top QB, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award for top senior and GTE Academic All-America 1st Team.
Manning was selected the 2001, 2004 and 2005 Walter Payton/ Indianapolis Colts NFL Man-of-the-Year for his participation in community affairs; he attended Newman High School and was an All-American, All-State and All-District pick at QB.
Peyton and his wife Ashley reside in Denver, Colorado and are the proud parents of twins Mosley and Marshall.
Following in his brother’s footsteps Eli was the first pick in the 2004 NFL Draft by the NY Giants.
Eli begins his 11th season and has over 150 starts under his belt. Manning was named MVP of Super Bowl XLII (the year after Peyton was named MVP) joining Phil Simms and Otis Anderson as the only Giants who have won the award, played in his first Pro Bowl following the 08 season, his record as a starting QB is 85-66 (.563) in the regular season and 8-3 (.727) in the postseason.
Manning’s 162 consecutive starts is a Giants record. Eli is one of only four quarterbacks to throw for at least 3,000+ yards every season from 2005-09 (Peyton is another) and he is one of three QBs with at least 20 touchdown passes in each of the last five seasons (Peyton is another).
At Ole Miss Eli set or tied 45 single game, season, and career records. In his senior year, Eli led the Rebels to a 10-3 record and a 31-28 SBC Cotton Bowl victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys in 2003, won the Maxwell Award, given to the nation’s top collegiate player, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given to the nation’s top senior quarterback and The Walter Camp Foundation Player of the Year Award. Eli was the SEC Player of the Year and earned the Conerly Trophy as the top collegiate player in the state of Mississippi.
Eli joined his brother Peyton by volunteering in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and together they assisted in the delivery of 30,000 pounds of water, Gatorade, baby formula, diapers, and pillows to the people of New Orleans. He championed the construction of “The Eli Manning Children’s Clinics” at the UM Hospital for Children raising $2.5 million, and for the past eight years has hosted the “Guiding Eyes for the Blind’s Golf Classic”, the oldest and largest charity event in Westchester County, NY.
Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, he attended Newman High School and was an All-American, All-State and All-District pick at QB. Eli and his wife Abby reside in Hoboken, New Jersey and are the proud parents of daughters Ava and Lucy.