“Arch Manning is going to West Virginia”: Peyton Manning reveals his nephew is betraying him and Eli Manning with college commitment news

Ashish Priyadarshi
|Published 26/09/2021

Peyton Manning and Eli Manning’s nephew, Arch Manning, is set to be the next great Mannning in the football world, but not the way his uncles would have wanted it.

Son of Cooper Manning, Arch has quickly gained a reputation of being one of the best, if not the best, high school quarterback prospect. He’s been highly sought after by a number of colleges, but it looks like he’lll be disappointing many fans, including Peyton and Eli Manning with his decision.

The high schooler has been lighting up the country as of late, and he’s coming off a big performance in which he was bowling over defenders (literally) as he accounted for four total touchdowns with 234 passing yards and 58 rushing yards as Isidore Newman blew out Metairie Country Day, 49-21

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Peyton Manning reveals where Arch Manning is going to college with Eli Manning on the Pat McAfee Show

The Manning brothers have a long history of success in the NFL, but as with every other player, their journeys started in college, the first place they truly made a name for themselves.

Peyton Manning was lighting it up at the University of Tennessee while Eli was destroying defenses at Ole Miss. There were some hopes from both brothers that their nephew would choose to play for their former colleges. Ole Miss, especially, seemed like a likely destination given Arch Manning was scheduled to meet them and that Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin was following him on Instagram.

However, Arch Manning broke his uncles’ hearts (potentially betraying them) in the process as Peyton Manning revealed on the Pat McAfee show, quite painfully, that Arch committed to West Vriginia.

The news must suck for the former NFL players, but it’ll be incredible to see how Arch plays in college, following the footsteps of his very successful and talented uncles.

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Ashish Priyadarshi

Ashish Priyadarshi

Ashish Priyadarshi is The SportsRush's content manager and editor. Ashish freelanced for 1 year in the NFL division before taking on an editorial role in the company. He then tacked on managing content while adding on a writing role in the NBA division. Ashish has been closely following the NFL and NBA since the 2012 season when the Patriots lost the Super Bowl and Derrick Rose was at the height of his powers. Since then, Ashish has focused on honing his knowledge for both leagues in, even writing crossover pieces. In his free time, Ashish is an avid basketball player, he loves to watch movies and TV shows, immersing himself in the cinematic world. Ashish studies computer science and data science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and would love to mesh his love for sports with his technical skills.

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