How much is Archie Manning worth? $10 Million
How did Archie Manning earn his money and wealth?
Archie Manning’s real name is Elisha Archibald Manning III; he was born on May 19, 1949, in Drew, Mississippi. Manning was influenced by football, basketball, baseball, and track right from his early childhood. Manning studied in the Drew High School and was selected in the Major League Baseball draft around four times. He is a famous former American football quarterback who played for 13 seasons in the National football league (NFL). He played for the New Orleans Saints from 1971 to 1982 and then for the Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings for shorter durations.
Manning attended the University of Mississippi in Oxford and for three years he was the starting quarterback at Ole Miss, where he gained several honors like “Mississippi Sportsman of the Year “ in 1969,and he also received the Nashville Banner Trophy as “Most Valuable Player” in the Southeastern Conference and the “Walter Camp Memorial Trophy”. Manning is enlisted in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989. In the National Football League, he was the second pick in 1971 season where he played for the Saints for almost ten seasons during which they lost for nine seasons. He was titled the NFC Player of the Year in 1978 by UPI for leading the Saints to a 7-9 record.
In the same year and the year that followed he was selected and played in the Pro Bowl. He concluded his career by playing for the Houston Oilers from 1982 to1983, and the Minnesota Vikings from 1983 to 1984. His decade-plus three years old career had a complete 2,011 of 3,642 passes for 23,911 yards and 125 touchdowns with 173 interceptions. His achievement of 2,011 completions ranks him 17th in NFL history on retirement.
He has also been an analyst with the Saints’ radio and television broadcasts and has been a commentator for CBS Sports’ college football broadcasts. Manning received the highest award for service to the youth on a national basis –Silver Buffalo Award by the Boy Scouts of America, in 2007.
He has been a committee member of College Football Playoff Committee, which he had to resign from in 2014 due to health issues. He presently owns a football-themed restaurant named The Manning’s.
What are Archie Manning’s career highlights?
- SEC Player of the Year (1969)
- First-team All-American (1969)
- First-team All-SEC (1969)
- 2× Pro Bowl (1978, 1979)
- New Orleans Saints Ring of Honor
- New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame