It is likely to be the simple street for Arch Manning to transfer out of Texas, however his uncle thinks that is an enormous no-no.
Manning, the nephew of each Peyton and Eli, and the grandson of Archie, will as soon as once more sit behind Quinn Ewers, regardless of being one of the extremely touted prospects out of highschool.
Head coach Steve Sarkisian introduced earlier this week that with Ewers forgoing the NFL Draft for an additional season, the rising junior will begin.
Texas Longhorns quarterback Arch Manning (#16) runs on to the sector throughout the Massive 12 Championship soccer sport between the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma State Cowboys on December 2, 2023 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Matthew Visinsky/Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Photographs)
Arch stated he has not “seemed into transferring in any respect,” and the New York Giants legend says that ought to stay the case.
“He picked Texas as a result of that’s the place he desires to be,” Eli stated of Arch on CBS Sports activities Radio. “That’s the place he desires to play soccer. He likes Coach Sarkisian and his offense and what they’re doing. . . .
“Clearly, the plan was perhaps Ewers would go into the NFL,” Eli continued. “However he’s there. It’s one other 12 months for Arch to mature, study an offense, get larger, stronger within the weight room and at all times be ready to play. You by no means know what’s gonna occur.”
“He’s gotta be prepared. If not, then he will get some enjoying time right here and there, and he’s received three extra years of eligibility at an excellent faculty, at an excellent soccer program on the rise. The truth that you’ll be able to switch so simply now doesn’t imply it is best to do it, simply since you’re not enjoying immediately. . . .
Arch Manning, #16 of the Texas Longhorns, warms up earlier than the sport in opposition to the Wyoming Cowboys at Darrell Okay Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 16, 2023, in Austin, Texas. (Tim Warner/Getty Photographs)
“I do know he desires to play. He’s itching to get in there. However being affected person, persevering with to study could be very useful as effectively.”
Ewers led Texas to the Faculty Soccer Playoff, the place they nearly had an unbelievable comeback in opposition to Washington within the semifinals.
“I believe, naturally, once you get into the College Football Playoff, and also you take a look at the staff that beat us, that was a sixth-year senior quarterback [Michael Penix Jr.] that performed at a extremely excessive degree in that sport,” Sarkisian stated earlier this week. “I do suppose his expertise, his maturity are all going to be issues that he can profit from. We’re going to wish his management.”
Sarkisian added that Arch “has received a particularly vibrant future.”
“Clearly, there’s at all times rumors, particularly these days, however I haven’t seemed into transferring in any respect,” Manning stated. “I’m simply centered on growing and serving to this staff any method I can, and hopefully sooner or later enjoying for the College of Texas, like I’ve at all times needed to.”
Arch Manning, #16 of the Texas Longhorns, stands on the sector within the fourth quarter in opposition to the Texas Tech Pink Raiders at Darrell Okay Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on November 24, 2023, in Austin, Texas. (Tim Warner/Getty Photographs)
Texas will compete within the SEC subsequent season after profitable the Massive 12 Championship for the primary time since 2009.
Fox Information’ Joe Morgan contributed to this report.