Sunday, February 5, 2023
HomeSportsArch Manning, nephew of legendary NFL brothers, officially signs with Texas

Arch Manning, nephew of legendary NFL brothers, officially signs with Texas


Steve Sarkisian has officially landed his quarterback. 

Arch Manning, one of the top prospects of the 2023 class of recruits, signed his National Letter of Intent with the University of Texas on Wednesday, according to 247 Sports. 

Longhorns recruit Arch Manning chats with his father Cooper Manning prior to Big 12 football game between the TCU Horned Frogs and Texas on Nov. 12, 2022, at Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin.

Longhorns recruit Arch Manning chats with his father Cooper Manning prior to Big 12 football game between the TCU Horned Frogs and Texas on Nov. 12, 2022, at Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin.
(John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Manning, the son of Cooper Manning and the nephew of Peyton and Eli, verbally committed to the Longhorns in June. 

ARCH MANNING OPENS UP ON LONGHORNS COMMITMENT: ‘EVERYTHING ABOUT TEXAS FOOTBALL EXCITED ME’

Manning will begin his college career in January after four stellar years at Isidore Newman High School in Louisiana, where he broke Eli’s record for passing yards and Peyton’s school record for passing touchdowns  

He chose Texas over Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Virginia and Georgia. 

Arch Manning of Isidore Newman High School in action against Benton High School on Sept. 16, 2022, in New Orleans.

Arch Manning of Isidore Newman High School in action against Benton High School on Sept. 16, 2022, in New Orleans.
(Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

“I think the great tradition and fan base and everything about Texas football excited me,” the teenage quarterback told 247 Sports. “I’m glad I can one day be part of it.”

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM

He’ll be tasked with returning Texas to national prominence as the school prepares to depart the Big 12 conference for the SEC in the coming years. 

The Longhorns are coming off an 8-4 season in Sarkisian’s second year in Austin, where injuries at the quarterback position impacted Texas early. 

Arch Manning attends the game between the Texas Longhorns and the TCU Horned Frogs at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Nov. 12, 2022, in Austin.

Arch Manning attends the game between the Texas Longhorns and the TCU Horned Frogs at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Nov. 12, 2022, in Austin.
(Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Texas nearly beat Alabama in Week 2, a game in which quarterback Quinn Ewers was forced to leave in the first quarter.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

“Obviously Coach Sark has a rich history,” Manning told 247 Sports. “He’s developed a lot of good players and been on some good teams. I think they’ve gotten better this year and they’re going to keep getting better and I’m excited to be part of it.”

The Longhorns won three of its last five regular season games and will play No. 12 Washington in the Alamo Bowl. 



Source link

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Recent Comments