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Eli Manning (2023)

Behind the Glory



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-11-09

Duration: 00:13:00

Subjects: Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame | Football players | Sports


  • Rollins, Lyn Host
  • Manning, Eli Interviewee
  • Gendusa, Frank Interviewee
  • Cutcliffe, David Interviewee
  • Strahan, Michael Interviewee


This episode of the series “Behind the Glory” from November 9, 2023, features Lyn Rollins’ interview with Eli Manning, a 2023 inductee into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Manning, a native of New Orleans, played college football at Ole Miss from 1999-2003 and played in the NFL for the New York Giants from 2004-2019, winning two Super Bowl titles. He discusses: joining his dad Archie and his brother Peyton in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame; his decision to attend Ole Miss; his college career; playing 210 consecutive games in the NFL; his Monday Night Football Manningcast with his brother Peyton; and his nephew Arch Manning, a freshman at the University of Texas. This episode also includes a profile of Manning’s career, including interviews with: Frank Gendusa, the former head coach at Isadore Newman High School; David Cutcliffe, the former head coach at Ole Miss; and Michael Strahan, New York Giants defensive end from 1993-2007.