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Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning

Years ago, nobody could predict Eli Manning would be what he is today - the coolest customer on the football planet, but a couple saw glimpses early on.

Bear with my feeble mind, because time and dates get cluttered easily for me these days, but about 25 years ago, right before an Ole Miss home football game, a hand tapped me on the shoulder on the sidelines. I turned around and there was Archie Manning, my all-time favorite Rebel, and along with Pistol Pete Maravich, my all-time sports hero period. Archie had been a supporter of The Ole...

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