Sunday marked the end of an era when news broke that former Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning would announce his retirement during a press conference on Monday.
Manning will leave the NFL after 18 seasons, including stints with the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos, who he led to a Super Bowl 50 victory last month. Here’s the latest on an all-time NFL and Tennessee great who is hanging up his cleats.
Here are eight things to know:
- Manning’s announcement broke early Sunday morning.
- Celebrity fans all over Twitter congratulated Manning on his career.
- Here is what Tennessee coach Butch Jones said about Manning.
- Manning did quite well financially during his football career. Here is what he made.
- Tennessee created a pictorial retrospective of Manning’s career.
- With spring practice beginning this week, here is a preview of Tennessee’s defensive line.
- Here is what a top prospect had to say about his weekend visit to Tennessee’s junior day.
- This college program is coming after some of Tennessee’s top prospects.
Other Tennessee news from around the Internet
- Here are some more reactions from Manning fans, via 247Sports.com’s Brad Crawford.
- Tennessee’s baseball team continued its winning ways, per GoVols247.com’s Wes Rucker.