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Peyton Manning
1997
Quarterback
New Orleans, La.

Peyton Manning's legend will never die. He finished his illustrious career holding 42 NCAA, SEC and Tennessee records.

Following the 1997 season, Maning captured the Maxwell Award as the nation's most outstanding player, the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and Player of the Year honors his senior season, securing his All-America status in 1997. He also won the Sullivan Award as the nation's top amateur athlete.

The Tennessee quarterback became the fourth in NCAA history to pass for 11,000 yards and threw for more than 300 yards in 18 games. He finished with 11,201 yards as Tennessee's most prolific offensive player in leading the Vols to the 1997 SEC Championship.

He was the No. 1 draft pick in the 1998 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He was named NFL's co-Most Valuable Player following the 2003 campaign.

CAREER PASSING STATISTICS
Class/Year Att. Cmp. Pct. Yards Int. TD
Freshman 1994 144 89 61.8 1,141 6 11
Sophomore 1995 380 244 64.2 2,954 4 22
Junior 1996 380 243 63.9 3,287 12 20
Senior 1997 477 287 60.2 3,819 11 36
Totals 1,381 863 62.5 11,201 33 89
 

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