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How Arch Manning fits at Texas

Ian Boyd06/23/22
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As Texas fans know well, there was a lot going on in college football in 1969. While the Wishbone offense was propelling Texas to a National Championship, over at Ole Miss a player named Archie Manning threw for 1,762 yards at 6.6 ypa with nine touchdown passes and nine interceptions. He also ran for 504 yards at 4.0 ypc and a remarkable 14 rushing touchdowns. At the time, these were impressive totals and he was a 1st team All-American at quarterback.

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