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How Ole Miss will honor Eli Manning as team takes on LSU

How Ole Miss will honor Eli Manning as team takes on LSU


How Ole Miss will honor Eli Manning as team takes on LSU

Ole Miss will honor Eli Manning on Saturday as the Rebels host LSU.The school will retire Manning’s No. 10 jersey. He will be the third Rebels football player to have his number retired, joining his father Archie Manning (No. 18) and Chucky Mullins (No. 38). Manning is set to lead the team when it walks through The Grove for the Walk of Champions.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM
Eli Manning, #10 quarterback of the University of Mississippi Rebels football team throws the ball up field to an open receiver during the game against the Oklahoma State University Cowboys on Jan. 2, 2004 at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The Rebels won 31-28.
(University of Mississippi/Getty Images)Additionally, Ole Miss revealed it will have “Manning” emblazoned in its end zones of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. One end zone will have white lettering with a red background and the other will have white lettering with red trim on the grass background.OLE MISS COACH LANE KIFFIN HAS A PLAN TO STOP FAKE INJURIES IN TODAY’S UP-TEMPO GAME
Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning leaves “The Swamp” with a victory at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville.  Ole Miss upset the Gators 20-17.
(A. Messerschmidt/WireImage)Manning was with Ole Miss from 2000 to 2003 and led the team to two bowl games at the end of his career. He finished with 10,119 passing yards, 81 touchdown passes and 35 interceptions. He won the 2003 Maxwell Award, the honor given to college football’s best all-around player. He was also a Heisman Trophy finalist that season.
Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning sets to pass    Saturday, October 4, 2003 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville. Old Miss upset the Gators 20 – 17.
(A. Messerschmidt/WireImage)The San Diego Chargers made him the No. 1 pick in 2004 but he was traded to the New York Giants. With the Giants, Manning won two Super Bowls and finished his career in the top 10 in passing yards (57,023) and touchdown passes (366).CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPAdditionally, Eli’s nephew Arch is set to visit Ole Miss on Saturday. Arch Manning is one of the top high school quarterbacks in the class of 2023. Ole Miss could be one of the options for the youngster.

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