Super Bowl XLI MVP with the Indianapolis Colts who set the all-time NFL records for most career passing yards and most career passing touchdowns. He was selected first overall by the Colts in 1998 and spent his first 14 NFL seasons in Indianapolis before signing with the Denver Broncos in 2012. He helped the Broncos win Super Bowl 50 in 2016.
He was named Gatorade's National Player of the Year while starring at New Orleans Newman High School in Louisiana. He starred at the University of Tennessee, throwing for more than 11,000 yards and 89 touchdowns in four seasons, both school records. He won 39 of the 45 games he started and had his number retired by the school in 2005.
He was named NFL MVP for the fifth time in his career after the 2013 season, during which he set a single season NFL record with 55 passing touchdowns. During his time with the Colts, he became the franchise's all-time leader in just about every quarterback statistic, including wins, touchdowns, completions, and yards.
He married his college sweetheart Ashley Thompson on St. Patrick's Day in 2001. The couple has a son named Marshall and a daughter named Mosley.
His brother Eli Manning became a Super Bowl MVP and champion as a member of the New York Giants.