Arch Manning has little interest in proving to anyone that he is one of the most impressive high school quarterbacks in recent memory, but his latest feat of greatness only adds to his rapidly growing resume.
After Benton (La.) trailed by 18 points in the first half, senior Texas commit Isidor Newman led his team to an upset comeback victory Friday night in New Orleans. The Greenies scored 33 points in the third quarter.
Manning got off to a rough start and was held without a ball in the first half. But once he got rolling, he was unstoppable. He finished the night 22-38 passing for 317 yards and four touchdowns.
Among the highlights of Manning’s second half was a sensational throw on fourth-and-13 when the young quarterback rolled to his right sideline for a touchdown and scored the lead.
Manning made a spectacular touchdown run and a key reception on a trick play that led to another score in the middle of the return.
Manning’s performance has been built on a strong start to the year, with eight hits over the past two games. The high signal caller placed at number 10 SI All-American preseason SI99 rankingsHe amassed over 7,000 total yards and 100 total touchdowns in his first three high school seasons.
With Friday’s win, Isidore Newman moved to 3–0 to start the campaign.
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