Quarterback Arch Manning, nephew of Peyton and Eli, commits to University of Texas

The NFL has likely not heard the last of the Manning family, with Peyton and Eli's nephew Arch recently committing to the Universtiy of Texas.

The Manning family is synonymous with the NFL, with both Peyton and Eli enjoying legendary quarterback careers, while their father Archie was also a star for the New Orleans Saints.

Both have now retired, but their name lives on through nephew Arch, who at 18 years old is already one of the most promising prospects coming through the system.

The 6ft 4" quarterback was highly sought after by many colleges around the country, but Arch made his decision this week, choosing to commit to the University of Texas.

Despite the obvious attention that comes with bearing the Manning family name, Arch has mostly stayed out of the media spotlight during his childhood years, but he's always been on the radar as a potential future NFL star.

It seems he's currently on the right trajectory, and back in 2019 Archie Manning admitted that his grandson was ahead of where both Peyton and Eli were in their freshman year.

Now committed to the Longhorns, the attention on Manning's game will increase massively, and it'll be the biggest test of his talent to judge whether he's NFL material.

Of course, he's not the son of either Peyton or Eli, but instead Cooper Manning. But while that may dissuade some of his talent, Archie has frequently said that Cooper was his most athletic son - and it seems to show through Arch.

Not only has he seemed to inherit the passing ability of the Manning family, but his 215-pound frame makes him extremely athletic and agile.

To strengthen the point, Manning topped his 2023 class after showcasing his physical and technical ability. With plenty of raw potential, he'll look to piece it all together in Texas.

After Texas Tech helped star quarterback Patrick Mahomes graduate to the NFL, their Texas rivals will hope to answer back by producing a gem of their own in the shape of Arch. Their program went 5-7 in 2021, but recruitment has already looked strong this year as the Longhorns look to put their name back on the map.

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