Peyton Manning: A Biography

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ABC-CLIO, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 158 pages
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From the moment Peyton Manning arrived in the National Football League at the start of the 1998 season, he has been a numbers machine, completing passes at a dazzling rate and throwing touchdowns at a pinball-machine clip. Fans, teammates, and NFL foes alike have been in awe of what Manning's right arm has wrought.

In "Peyton Manning: A Biography," sportswriter Lew Freedman chronicles Manning's life, from his childhood as the son of New Orleans Saints' quarterback Archie Manning through the many laurels won during his high school and college careers to his record-setting play with the Colts. The book also covers Manning's off-the-field activities as a product spokesperson, as well as his PeyBack Foundation, designed to help underprivileged children. Finally, it looks at the Manning football dynasty, including brother Eli Manning's success as the Super Bowl-winning quarterback for the New York Giants.

 

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Peyton Manning Biography 158 Pages This book is good. The manning brothers are good at football. He was born on March 24. 1976. He was born in New Orleans. He is 6ft and 5in. He played for Colts and ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter 1 Super Bowl King
1
Chapter 2 His Favorite Toy Was a Football
9
Chapter 3 Becoming a Quarterback
23
Chapter 4 Recruiting a Hot Commodity
31
Chapter 5 A Freshman Star Is Born at Tennessee
43
Chapter 6 Everybodys AllAmerican
55
Photo essay
67
Chapter 7 The Best in the Country
67
Chapter 9 Right into the Fire
97
Chapter 10 Becoming the Best in the Business
109
Chapter 11 Dreams Do Come True
121
Chapter 12 Fame Glory and Little Brother
133
Peyton Mannings Professional Quarterback Passing Statistics
147
Selected Bibliography
149
Index
153
Copyright

Chapter 8 A Hot Commodity Once Again
81

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About the author (2009)

Lew Freedman is a Chicago-based sportswriter and the author of 35 books, including the Greenwood Press titles African American Pioneers of Baseball: A Biographical Encyclopedia and LeBron James: A Biography.

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