Arch Manning’s team lose 49-7 in playoffs
Manning’s Isidore Newman team were beaten by Lafayette Christian 49-7 in the Louisiana State Playoff Division III semifinals on Friday, The New York Post reports.
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Arch Manning, son of Cooper Manning and nephew of Peyton and Eli Manning, finished 6 of 17 for 49 passing yards, 15 rushing yards.
Manning was hoping to reach the first title game in school history and end Lafayette Christian Academy’s reign as Division III state champion, but Newman had just 137 total attacking yards. against a strong defensive line from Lafayette and finished just 2 for-8 in the third down.
âIn the offseason just try to improve everywhere,â junior QB Manning said after the loss, through the daily Lafayette advertiser. “Run, get fat, get more precise. Improve my decision making. So this will be a fun offseason, I’m ready to come back.”
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Manning, who has been in the spotlight all season, saw his season end in defeat. The junior QB is ranked as the top prospect in the class of 2023, with Georgia, Texas, Ole Miss, Alabama and Clemson among the schools he is considering.
ESPN’s Mark Schlabach reported last month that Manning is unlikely to go to college decision until spring or next summer.