Peyton Manning wife, Ashley Manning is also in the news as the news is circulating that Peyton Manning and Ashley Manning was divorced. But, there was no confirmation from both the sides.Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Peyton Manning’s fantastic performance helped Colts to register their first victory in this 2010 NFL regular season.Since retiring from football, Manning has worked for Morgan Keegan brokerage and has done radio broadcasts for the Saints (Manning 3). Today Archie broadcasts for several companies and does public radio (PR) (Manning 4). Archie and his wife Olivia reside in New Orleans, Louisiana. Archie Manning is currently a spokesman and consultant for a number of major companies.
During his adolescence, Manning played organized sports. Baseball was his first love, then came football, and last came basketball. (Manning 1). " Manning recalls plowing a baseball field in his backyard so that his friends and he could play on a daily basis (Manning 4). Manning played on the varsity baseball team in the seventh grade at age twelve. He went on to play six years on varsity, and all of the people in Drew thought that he was going to sign a pro contract with a major league baseball team. He also started to play pee-wee football in the fifth grade where he played running back (Manning 2). He then began to play football in high school where he discovered that he wasn't gifted enough to play running back.
He decided to go to his father's room as soon as he got in the house where he discovered his father lying in a pool of blood. After this incident Archie decided to stay home and get a job so that he could take care of his family, but his mother made him go back to school to finish his education (Manning 3). Manning went back to Ole Miss and quarterbacked his team to a Sugar Bowl berth. During his junior and senior seasons in college, he earned All American first team and Ap/UPI All American. During his junior season, he met his future wife Olivia Williams from Philadelphia, Mississippi.