Peyton Manning Legacy

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Peyton Manning’s forehead isn’t the only thing that’s big in his life. Peyton Manning has been a huge football star and continues his legacy even after retiring. In the Leaving a Legacy unit, many social and historical movements, as well as people and their legacies have been explored. Although he retired, Peyton Manning’s legacy is still seen today. Peyton Manning’s life began on March 24th, 1976 in New Orleans. His father Archie Manning, a former NFL player, had a great impact in his life. During Peyton’s childhood, he played football as a toddler with his older brother Cooper. When Peyton grew older, he looked at how his dad played as a quarterback in football and started to study his moves and plays. (Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning-Football’s Royal Family). Later in his life Peyton went to Isidore Newman High School, where he led the high school football team to their best season. After high school,…show more content…
According to SB Nation, Peyton has achieved football records such as the most NFL career passing touchdowns (539), most passing yards in a career (71,940), and many more. These records that have been broken by Peyton Manning shows that he is no ordinary football quarterback. According Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning-Football’s Royal Family, Peyton, Eli, Cooper, and their dad joined forces to create the Manning Passing Academy, which is a camp that teaches high-schoolers the art of throwing a perfect spiral. Along with this, kids are taught with motivation and sportsmanship. Along with this Peyton and his wife have established the Peyback Foundation, which promotes the future success of disadvantaged youth, by assisting them with programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities. So far it’s provided over 12 million dollars in funds to help the youth (Peyback Foundation). Peyton has left a positive impact on countless kids and their

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