Arch Manning The draw has finally come to an end.
On Thursday, the No. 1 prospect in the recruiter class of 2023 announced his commitment to Texas above Alabama, GeorgiaLSU, Florida and others. Manning – the grandson of Archie Manning, Cooper’s son and nephew of recently retired stars Eli and Peyton – is one of the best quarterback prospects of all time, earning the highest possible rating on the 247Sports Composite.
The Tigers were one of many teams that were very active in Manning’s recruitment, and they hoped to compete for Isidor Newman’s school product in New Orleans. However, in recent months, it has become clear that LSU is lagging behind a number of teams on its list, and coach Brian Kelly started looking for the 2023 signaling device elsewhere.
He’ll join the quarterback room in Austin, which is suddenly looking very crowded. The Longhorns have attracted 2021 QB and No. 1 prospect Quinn Euvers on the transfer portal from Ohio. There could be a showdown between the two in the off-season, depending on how Evers performs this season.
After his father, grandfather, and uncles devoted themselves to and played SEC programs, Manning went against the trend. Until Texas joins the conference, which will happen at some point while he’s in Austin.
List of LSU proposals held by high school quarterbacks in the 2023 cycle.
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