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Encyclopedia > Manning Award

The Manning Award has been presented annually since 2004 to the collegiate American football quarterback adjudged by the Sugar Bowl Committee to be the best in the United States; the awarded is named in honor of Archie Manning and his sons Cooper, Peyton, and Eli; Peyton and Eli were both All-America selections during their college careers. The 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season, like the previous season, ended with another three-way tie for teams deserving a spot in the national title game, and once again fans were left unsatisfied with the result. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... This article is about the American football game. ... An eponym is the name of a person, whether real or fictitious, who has (or is thought to have) given rise to the name of a particular place, tribe, discovery, or other item. ... Elisha Archie Manning (born May 19, 1949) is a former quarterback in professional American football. ... Elisha Archie Manning (born May 19, 1949) is a former quarterback in professional American football. ... Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana)[1] is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts NFL franchise. ... Elisha Eli Nelson Manning (born January 3, 1981) is the starting quarterback for the New York Giants NFL franchise. ... The College Football All-America Team is an honor given annually to the best American college football players at their respective position. ...


The award is the youngest of the four awards presented to college football quarterbacks—the Davey O'Brien Award was first given in 1981, whilst the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, for which only seniors are eligible, dates to 1987— and the Sammy Baugh Trophy which dates back to 1959. The Manning Award is one of the only of the major college football awards not to be presented prior to the contesting of bowl games; it is thus the only award presented in the calendar year subsequent to that of the season for which it is earned. The Davey OBrien Award, officially the Davey OBrien National Quarterback Award, is presented annually to the collegiate American football player adjudged by the Davey OBrien Foundation to be the best of all National Collegiate Athletic Association quarterbacks. ... See also: 1980 in sports, other events of 1981, 1982 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Darrell Waltrip Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Rick Mears won the season championship May 25 - Indianapolis 500 - Bobby Unser Formula One... The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is given annually in the United States to the nations outstanding senior quarterback in college football. ... The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stÅ­dÄ“rÄ•, meaning to direct ones zeal at; hence a student is one who directs zeal at a subject. ... See also: 1986 in sports, other events of 1987, 1988 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bill Elliott won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Bobby Rahal won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Al Unser, Sr. ... The Sammy Baugh Trophy is awarded annually to the nations top college passer. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... A bowl game is a post-season college football game, typically at the Division I-A level. ...


Previous winners

Season Player School
2004 Matt Leinart Southern California
2005 Vince Young Texas
2006 JaMarcus Russell LSU


The 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season, like the previous season, ended with another three-way tie for teams deserving a spot in the national title game, and once again fans were left unsatisfied with the result. ... Matthew Stephen Leinart (born May 11, 1983 in Santa Ana, California) is an American football quarterback (QB) for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. ... The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and incorrectly as Southern Cal),[4] located in the University Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, USA, was founded in 1880, making it Californias oldest private research university. ... ESPN Game Day photo of The Texas Longhorn mascot Bevo seen with the Bowl Championship Series trophy during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. ... It has been suggested that Vince Young Career Highlights be merged into this article or section. ... The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is a doctoral/research university located in Austin, Texas. ... The 2006 NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) football season, or the college football season, began on August 31, 2006 and, aside from all-star exhibition games that follow, concluded with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship Game on January 8, 2007 in Glendale, Arizona, USA, where the... JaMarcus Russell (born August 9, 1985 in Mobile, Alabama) is a quarterback for the Oakland Raiders. ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ...

College football awards:
Best player awards:
Heisman Memorial Trophy
Maxwell Award | Walter Camp Award
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Best Defenseman)
Chuck Bednarik Award (Best Defenseman)
Dave Rimington Trophy (Best C)
Davey O'Brien Award (Best QB)
Dick Butkus Award (Best LB)
Doak Walker Award (Best RB)
Draddy Trophy (Academic Heisman)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Best WR)
Jim Thorpe Award (Best DB)
John Mackey Award (Best TE)
Johnny Unitas Award (Best Senior QB)
Lombardi Award (Best Lineman or LB)
Lott Trophy (Defensive impact)
Lou Groza Award (Best PK)
Manning Award (Best QB)
Mosi Tatupu Award (Best spec. teams)
Outland Trophy (Best IOL or DL)
Ray Guy Award (Best P)
Sammy Baugh Trophy (Best QB)
Ted Hendricks Award (Best DE)
Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year | Home Depot Coach of the Year
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year | Walter Camp Coach of the Year
Walter Payton Award (Best Div. I-AA Off.) | Buck Buchanan Award (Best Div. I-AA Def.)
Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) | Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) | Melberger Award (Div. III)

  Results from FactBites:
 
99-1010 -- Manning v. McGraw-Hill Inc. -- 06/13/2000 (2508 words)
Manning filed a written response alleging Westerkamp was discriminating against him on the basis of his age and requesting a meeting to revise the goal expectations.
Manning also alleged that other employees over the age of 40 were discharged because of their age and he presented the testimony of Grall and Marsh.
Manning relies on his past evaluations of acceptable performance and letters of commendation from 1989 to establish that his discharge for poor performance was pretextual.
Archie Manning: Information from Answers.com (690 words)
Manning continues to make his home in the New Orleans area, and is involved as an analyst with the Saints' radio and preseason television broadcasts.
Peyton Manning is the current quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts and was the first selection in 1998 NFL draft.
Eli Manning, like his father, played quarterback at Ole Miss and was the first selection in the 2004 NFL draft, being traded from the San Diego Chargers (who selected him with the first pick) to the New York Giants.
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