One of football’s most prominent families will have a full day dedicated to them on ESPNU. The Manning family-centric broadcast will feature three generations of Mannings, who are often cited as the best quarterbacking family in football history.
Friday’s broadcast will feature collegiate games from Peyton Manning’s days at Tennessee and Eli Manning’s days at Ole Miss before they were both No. 1 overall picks in the NFL. Four of Peyton’s games will be broadcast on the network, whereas little brother Eli will have two.
The patriarch of the Manning QB dynasty, Archie Manning, will be spotlighted in the SEC Storied film “The Book of Manning,” narrated by actor John Goodman. The documentary delves into how tragedy shaped Archie’s football career and will feature revealing interviews with his wife Olivia, sons Cooper, Peyton, and Eli Manning, along with other family members, friends, former teammates, and coaches. Directed by Rory Karpf, the film is an intensive look into the Manning family, with photos and home movie footage of Archie and his sons.
Friday night will cap off with the future of the Manning QB dynasty, Arch Manning. Like his uncles Peyton and Eli, Arch attends Isidore Newman School and is the No. 2-ranked junior in the country according to ESPN Jr. 300. He will be leading the Greenies against Berkley Prep under the bright lights of a nationally televised contest.
The Manning coverage will continue on Monday night when Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli returns during Week 7. ESPN+ has exclusive Manning content like the second season of Peyton Places available to stream. Not to be outdone by his big brother, you can find Eli’s Places on ESPN+ too.
Friday’s Programming Schedule
|1997: Tennessee vs. Arkansas(Peyton throws for 264 yards and three touchdowns)||3:30 a.m.||ESPNU|
|1997: Tennessee vs. Alabama(Peyton throws for 308 yards and three touchdowns)||5:30 a.m.||ESPNU|
|2001: Arkansas vs. Ole Miss(Eli throws for 312 yards and six touchdowns)||7:30 a.m.||ESPNU|
|1997: SEC Championship: Auburn vs. Tennessee*Peyton throws for 373 yards and four touchdowns)||10:30 a.m.||ESPNU|
|2002: Mainstay Independence Day Bowl: Nebraska vs. Ole Miss(Eli throws for 313 yards and a touchdown)||12:30 p.m.||ESPNU|
|1997: Citrus Bowl: Northwestern vs. Tennessee(Peyton throws for 408 yards and four touchdowns, runs for a touchdown)||2:30 p.m.||ESPNU|
|SEC Storied: Book of Manning||4:30 p.m.||ESPNU|
|GEICO ESPN High School Football KickoffBerkeley Prep vs. Newman School||9 p.m.||ESPNU|
How to Watch the Manning Family Spotlight Without Cable
Cord cutters have a few different choices when it comes to streaming all of ESPNU’s Manning family content on Friday. Most streaming providers offer ESPNU but below is a full listing, including prices.
|Channel||DirecTV Stream||fuboTV||Hulu with Live||Sling Orange||Vidgo||YouTube TV|
|ESPNU||84.99||+$8/mo w/ fuboExta Add-on.||Yes||+$11/mo w/ Sports Extra Add-on||Yes||Yes|
Stream Eli’s Places, Peyton’s Places, and much more on ESPN+ for $6.99 per month, or $69.99 annually.
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