• Four-star wideout Joshua Manning picks Mizzou | Mizzou Sports News
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    Four-star wideout Joshua Manning picks Mizzou | Mizzou Sports News

    Missouri has landed Manning! No, not that Manning family. Joshua Manning, a four-star wide receiver from Lee’s Summit, gave Mizzou a verbal commitment Thursday night, picking Eli Drinkwitz’s team over Kansas State, Iowa State and Nebraska during a ceremony at Lee’s Summit High School. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound wideout is rated as high as the state’s No. 6 player by On3.com. As a junior last fall, Manning caught 69 passes for 900 yards and 11 touchdowns in 10 games. Manning, who took an official visit to Mizzou last month, gives the Tigers eight commitments for the 2023 class and two wide receivers. Here’s how Mizzou’s 2023 class looks with Manning’s addition, along…

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  • Prioritizing football over NIL opportunities, Arch Manning may set new trend for top college prospects
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    Prioritizing football over NIL opportunities, Arch Manning may set new trend for top college prospects

    Less than 14 months from throwing his first college pass, Arch Manning has created a separate name, image and likeness category for himself — one where it’s not about how much the generational five-star quarterback can earn but whether it’s important to earn anything at all. It is a category where — at the top of the NIL food chain — football is still the main thing. Manning, the celebrated Texas commitment, comes from the first family of football, a brand so recognizable that his father Cooper, whose career was cut short due to spinal stenosis, is a bankable star himself. That’s before mentioning grandfather Archie and uncles Peyton and…

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