Manning Passing Academy continues to take flight

Talk about humble beginnings producing extraordinary results.
As approximately 850 football players prepare to arrive at Nicholls State today, the founding father of the Manning Passing Academy admits not even he foresaw the lofty heights to which this event has soared as an annual rite of summer.

“I never envisioned having this, ” said Archie Manning, whose quarterback exploits at Ole Miss and with the Saints have given way to the title of patriarch of what many affectionately refer to as the NFL’s First Family of Football.