Texas commit Arch Manning, nephew of Giants’ Eli Manning, shows why he’s a 5-star recruit

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Everyone’s looking at Arch Manning. And he’s putting on a show.

The quarterback stepped up for his high school, Isidore Newman, in Louisiana on Friday. Down 32-14 at the half, Manning exploded, running in a touchdown on Newman’s opening drive of the second half. He ended up throwing for 317 yards and four touchdowns to help his team to a 54-52 win.

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Manning, a five-star recruit, committed to the University of Texas on June 23rd.

Manning is the son of Cooper Manning, who’s the brother to former New York Giants star Eli Manning and Pro Football Hall of Famer Peyton Manning. All three are the sons of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning.

Eli and Archie Manning went to Ole Miss while Peyton Manning attended Tennessee. But Eli Manning is on board with Arch blazing his own path. Per 247sports’ Chris Hummer:

Eli Manning on Arch Manning committing to Texas: “Peyton and I are excited to go to Austin in a few falls and watch him play.”

Arch Manning faces great expectations as part of football’s first family.

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Uncle Peyton Manning was a five-time NFL MVP and two-time Super Bowl champion.

Uncle Eli Manning was a two-time Super Bowl MVP.

And grandfather Archie Manning was a two-time Pro Bowl quarterback during 13 seasons in the NFL.

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