Archie Manning was born as Elisha Archibald Manning III, on May 19, 1949, in Drew. He loved sports as a youth and excelled in all of them. The sport he had most passion for was football, and his great talent sent him to college to play football at the University of Mississippi, While at Ole Miss, Manning was named an All- American Quarterback. He is the only player to have his #18 jersey retired at Ole Miss. He still holds the Ole Miss record for total career touchdowns at 56. He also ran for 823 yards and threw for 4,753 and scored 14 touchdowns.
When people think of Archie Manning, they think football. But Archie’s appeal transcends his athletic achievements. People far and wide have been inspired by his warm personality, his drive and sense of humor. He was recently selected as one of 10 outstanding New Orleanians by Family Service of Greater New Orleans and named Hornblower of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America.
I went home to shower. While cleaning myself, Richard asked my wife out on a date for bloody mary's. Fucking prick. He gracefully invited me. We go to Stadium View at 10:00 am. Richard's car nearly gets towed because it is a game day. They were charging to park NINE HOURS before a PRESEASON GAME. And people were paying. And tailgating. This happens nowhere else on earth, I can promise you. We have a couple of drinks and head over for some drafting. Start pounding Horny Goat beer. It is good. Finally everyone arrives. We draft. Duper/Spensely managed to draft Ben Tate, who went out for the year that very evening. Which is funny as shit. Some other questionable picks were had, and the popular quote to take away was "Any time you can get a running back that splits carries with two other running backs, you probably need to draft him.