Who is Archie Manning ?
Archie Manning, a member of the National Football League and popularly known to his family and supporters as “Super Manning” is an Former American Football player.
Since being drafted by the New Orleans Saints in 1971 NFL draft, Manning has played for 14 seasons at the quarterback position in the National Football League.
One of the very first of the Manning football dynasty in National Football League, Archie is considered as one for the best Quarterbacks of his generation. Although, he made only two Pro Bowl appearances during illustrious career but that doesn’t defines the quality of play that Archie Manning possessed.
By the time of his retirement Manning he was 17th for passes completion in the National Football (2,011), along with having an career passing completion average percentage of 55.2%.
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Who is Archie Manning wife Olivia Williams Manning ?
Philadelphia, Mississippi, United States of America is the place of birth of Olivia Williams. She was born on January 12, 1953 to her parents Frances Thomas Williams and Cooper Williams.
Further, She also grew up alongside with his brother, Sid Williams and sister, Cynthia Jordan Williams.
She grew up in a upper middle class family as both of her parents came from well known families.
Further, Olivia graduated and earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Mississippi.
How did Olivia Williams career began ?
As known, Olivia Williams Manning is a social activist.
She is known for her work on ESPN Sports Century (1999) and The Book of Manning (2013).
Further, Olivia also served as one of the chairpersons for the Longue Vue House & Gardens fundraiser called Sentimental Journeys.
Olivia also oversaw the Whitney Zoo-to-do by Audubon Zoo.
Due to her excellent work towards the Philanthropy field, Olivia Williams was awarded the Legacy Award by the Ole Miss Women’s Council of Philanthropy in 2011.
What is Olivia Williams Net Worth ?
Currently, The exact Net Worth of Archie Manning’s wife, Olivia Williams remains unknown.
Olivia Williams is a shy and private kind of person and likes to keep everything private and low-key.
However, She shares a massive amount of her husband, Archie Manning’s Net Worth.
According to some sources, NFL legend, Archie Manning has an estimated Net Worth of approximately $10 millions.
How did Archie Manning and Olivia Williams meet ?
At Ole Miss University, as both Archie Manning and Olivia Williams attended the same University, they frequently bumped into each other although they never talked to each other until they were introduced by a common friend.
Soon enough they began talking and became good friends, as time passed their bond of friendship became more strong. The duo even danced at a collegiate festival as couples.
Some weeks later, Archie Manning asked her out and the duo went on a date. Later on, the duo began dating and kept their relationship low-key and private.
When did Archie Manning and Olivia Williams got married ?
After dating for several years Archie and Olivia Williams finally decided to get married.
The duo tied the knot and exchanged vows on 1971 at National Guard Armory, during that time both of them were still in University.
Who are the Kids of Archie Manning and Olivia Williams ?
Archie Manning and Olivia Williams have been married for more than 50 years now.
Together, they are proud parents of three children, Cooper, Peyton, and Eli Manning. All of them are NFL players.
Some interesting facts about Olivia Williams ?
Archie Manning’s wife, Olivia Williams is a very secretive and shy kind of person and little is known about her personal life, However we have collected some of the lesser known things to the fans:
• Olivia is a Philanthropist and an avid supporter for the American Heart Association, especially with its Go Red for Women campaign.
• Olivia Williams attended the Ole Miss University.
• In 2011, Olivia was awarded with the Legacy Award by the Ole Miss Women’s Council of Philanthropy.
How did Archie Manning career began ?
Being born in Drew, Mississippi, United States of America in 19 May, 1949 Archie Manning led baseball, basketball and football teams in Drew High school, Drew.
He was one of the standout player of the team, consistely performing for every sport he played in, his father, Archie Jr. was one of the major reasons and supporters of Archie Manning. He also used to coach him in his free time, prior to his suicide Manning wanted to quit sports but was backed up by his family and friends and continued to play.
Archie Manning attended and graduated from the University of Mississippi, during his two years stay at the University, he led Old Miss in major Championships and tournaments during his stint.
Prior to his graduation, Quarterback Archie Manning established several career and single season records for the University of Mississippi. Furthermore, he also won several awards and allocades for his brilliant services namely, Walter Camp Memorial Trophy. He also earned the prestigious Southeastern Conference Quarterback of the Quarter Century.
He was signed by National Football franchise New Orleans Saints in 1971, Manning spent 10 seasons with the Saints before having short stints with Houstons Oilers and Minesota Vikings.
During his stint with New Orleans Saints, he was named twice for Pro Bowl in his career. Further, he also won several individual awards and allocades with the Saints, being named Player of the Year by NFC.
One of his best season statistically was also with the Saints in 1980, he led in passing yards (3,716), passing touchdowns (23). He also had one of the best passing yards percentage % in the National Football (81.8).
After playing one season with Minnesota Vikings, Archie Manning ended his illustrious 13 years professional football career in 1984. He ended his career with passing yards (23,911), rushing yards (2,197) and rushing touchdowns (18). Although his stats may seem mediocre Archie Manning is considered as one of the best quarterbacks in the National Football League history.