COLLEGE FOOTBALL; Manning Rewrites The Family Legacy David Cutcliffe has spent a lot of time in Archie Manning's living room. He first showed up there as the offending coordinator of a Tennessee team that desperately wanted Peyton Manning, the middle son of among the most well-known sports sons of the South, to come to Knoxville. He got him. A few years later on he was back as Mississippi's coach, hoping to speak Archie Manning's youngest, Eli, to throw the ball at Archie's alma mater. He got him, too. In January, nevertheless, Cutcliffe was back in New Orleans at the Manning place for a browse through whose outcome was significantly in doubt. After 2 exceptional seasons as Ole Miss's starting quarterback, Eli was attempting to choose whether to skip his senior season and sign up with Peyton in the National Football League.
In the Manning characteristics, Eli is more like his mom, Olivia-- silent, introspective, not too big on having a lot of discussion.