Olivia Manning:
Olivia Manning, Archie’s wife, is from Philadelphia, Mississippi and attended Ole Miss, where they met. She was Homecoming Queen her senior year. After marriage and moving to New Orleans, Archie and Olivia had three sons and she became, and remains, active in charity and volunteer work in the community.

This community work includes being a member of Women of the Storm, a group of New Orleans women that was created after Hurricane Katrina. The Mannings make their home in the Garden District of New Orleans, which escaped heavy damage from Hurricane Katrina. Olivia is seen, along with Archie and sons Cooper, Peyton and Eli, in an ESPN commercial. Eli is now the quarterback for the Giants. Peyton is the quarterback for the Colts.

Cooper Manning:
Cooper Manning, Archie’s oldest son, was born in 1974. Standing at 6′4″, he was once an All-State High School wide receiver, and he was a hot commodity headed for the University of Mississippi. After testing, doctors diagnosed him with spinal stenosis (a narrowing of the spinal canal), which effectively put an end to his football career.

Peyton Manning:
Peyton Manning, Archie’s second son, was born in 1976. He is the current quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts and was the first overall selection in the 1998 NFL Draft. He attended the University of Tennessee. He led the Colts to a 29-17 victory in Super Bowl XLI over the Chicago Bears on February 4, 2007.

He was awarded his 3rd MVP title for the 2008 season, tying Brett Favre for the most MVPs awarded to any player. He has 9 Pro Bowl Selections, and is widely regarded as the best quarterback in the NFL today.

Eli Manning:
Eli Manning, Archie’s youngest son, was born in 1981. He is currently the starting quarterback of the New York Giants. Like his father, he attended University of Mississippi and played as the Rebels starting quarterback.

He led the Giants to Super Bowl XLII, and also won the Most Valuable Player award. With a final score of 17-14, Eli and the Giants defeated the heavily favored and previously undefeated New England Patriots on February 3, 2008. He has 1 Pro Bowl Selection.