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.