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  • When people think of Archie Manning, they think football. But Archie’s appeal transcends his athletic achievements.

    His example of persistence, perseverance and leadership has endeared him to fans across the country. As a 14-year veteran quarterback, Manning played in two Pro Bowls and was named NFC Offensive Player of the Year in 1978 with the New Orleans Saints. Manning co-authored Manning: A Father, His Sons and a Football Legacy, with his son Peyton. 

    Archie was selected Father of the Year by the National Father’s Day Council. He serves in public relations and consulting capacities for several local, regional and national companies. His community activities include Louisiana Special Olympics, the New Orleans Area Boy Scout Council, the Salvation Army, United Way Speakers Bureau, Allstate Sugar Bowl Committee and the New Orleans Sports Foundation and is Chairman of the Board of the National Football Foundation.

    Archie and Olivia reside in New Orleans and have three sons, Cooper, Peyton and Eli. They are the proud grandparents of three boys and five girls.

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