This Manning Relative Looks Like He Could Be The Next Great Quarterback
Eli and Peyton Manning’s nephew looks like he could be an absolute animal in football.
Arch Manning, who is Cooper Manning’s son, is only 13 years old, but he already seems like he’s going to be a beast. Newly captured footage of Arch hawking the football during a middle school practice, and it’s something you just have to see to believe. (RELATED: Peyton Manning Sells His Stake In 31 Papa John’s Restaurants)
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Manning attends the Isidore Newman School, which is a private prep school in the New Orleans metro area where Eli, Cooper and Peyton also went.
At the time, Cooper was also considered a football star but had to stop playing after he was diagnosed with spinal stenosis, which is a rare condition in which the spine narrows causes numbness in the extremities. He ended his career when he was diagnosed at just 18 years old.
But now it looks like Arch, who is named after the boys’ grandfather Archie Manning, could be the family’s next breakout star. And the legacy continues.
“He’s got a high football IQ. I think one of the things about Cooper, he grew up around it. Watching Cooper through the years, he’s a guy who understands the game,” Newman varsity football coach Nelson Stewart said. “And he’s got two good uncles that have worked on some footwork, and throwing with him a little bit. He does look sound. If you look at his mechanics and his release, he’s further ahead than most we’ve had. I think he looks the part right now.”