what college did Peyton Manning go to?

Peyton Manning played college football at the University of Tennessee for four seasons, from 1994 through 1997. He graduated in the Spring of 1998, with a Bachelor's degree in Speech Communications and a minor in Business. He actually completed his degree in 3 years, but chose to come back for his Senior year to play for the team.

He became the all-time leading passer at Tennessee with 11,201 yards and 89 touchdowns in his four years there. He set an SEC record for career wins for a QB by winning 39 of 45 games as a starter. He led the Volunteers to an SEC Championship in the 1997 season.

He was selected first overall in the 1998 draft by the Indianapolis Colts. After 13 full seasons as a player and 1 season spent on the sidelines with a neck injury, Peyton Manning was released by the Colts on March 7, 2011, making him a free agent. He began visiting teams on March 9, 2011 to talk about signing a possible contract with them. He visited Denver first, and is expected to visit Arizona next, then Miami.

Updated on Monday, March 12 2012 at 01:48AM EDT