Arch Manning: Peyton and Eli’s nephew could be best QB of the family

Nelson Stewart had it played perfectly, or so he thought. A few plays into his team’s spring game last May, the coach slipped in his eighth-grade quarterback, hoping no one would notice. Stewart soon learned just how long he could keep the latest member of the sport’s most fabled family under wraps.

On his very first play Arch Manning audibled at the line of scrimmage, took the snap out of the shotgun and then floated a 25-yard touchdown pass into his receiver’s outstretched hands, video of which garnered more than 2 million views on ESPN’s social media platforms. So much for no one noticing. “As soon as he dropped back and threw it, I knew it would exceed expectations,” Stewart says. “It was crazy. That’s foreshadowing.”

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