How Ole Miss will honor Eli Manning as team takes on LSU

The school will retire Manning’s No. 10 球衣. He will be the third Rebels football player to have his number retired, joining his father Archie Manning (没有. 18) and Chucky Mullins (没有. 38). Manning is set to lead the team when it walks through The Grove for the Walk of Champions.

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Eli Manning, #10 quarterback of the University of Mississippi Rebels football team throws the ball up field to an open receiver during the game against the Oklahoma State University Cowboys on Jan. 2, 2004 at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, 德州. The Rebels won 31-28.

Eli Manning, #10 quarterback of the University of Mississippi Rebels football team throws the ball up field to an open receiver during the game against the Oklahoma State University Cowboys on Jan. 2, 2004 at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, 德州. The Rebels won 31-28. (University of Mississippi/Getty Images)

另外, Ole Miss revealed it will haveManningemblazoned in its end zones of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. One end zone will have white lettering with a red background and the other will have white lettering with red trim on the grass background.

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Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning leaves "The Swamp" with a victory at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville.  Ole Miss upset the Gators 20-17.

Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning leavesThe Swampwith a victory at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville. Ole Miss upset the Gators 20-17. (一个. Messerschmidt/WireImage)

Manning was with Ole Miss from 2000 至 2003 and led the team to two bowl games at the end of his career. He finished with 10,119 过院, 81 touchdown passes and 35 拦截. He won the 2003 Maxwell Award, the honor given to college football’s best all-around player. He was also a Heisman Trophy finalist that season.

Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning sets to pass    Saturday, 十月 4, 2003 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville. Old Miss upset the Gators 20 - 17.

Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning sets to pass Saturday, 十月 4, 2003 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville. Old Miss upset the Gators 20 – 17. (一个. Messerschmidt/WireImage)

The San Diego Chargers made him the No. 1 选择 2004 but he was traded to the 纽约巨人. With the Giants, Manning won two Super Bowls and finished his career in the top 10 in passing yards (57,023) and touchdown passes (366).

另外, Eli’s nephew Arch is set to visit Ole Miss on Saturday. Arch Manning is one of the top high school quarterbacks in the class of 2023. Ole Miss could be one of the options for the youngster.

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