“Both were good children, great attitude,” said Burrow and Lawrence Archie Manning, who runs the camp with their children, including Peyton and Eli. “Joe is a little calmer but serious. You can believe he did a good job with them, working on the basics and mechanics and that kind of thing. “
However, Manning quickly added that “many of the children were a little more amazed at Trevor,” most likely because he had already won a national title. (“And then the hair distinguishes it,” Manning added with a smile).
But as the days went by with Burrow and Lawrence touring groups of players (Lawrence trained a Manning grandson in seven-on-seven games), the nation’s most celebrated quarterback family also had the opportunity to explore the calls signal for LSU and clemson
Manning said Burrow was “a kind of sponge of Peyton and Eli.”
“It shows that he is engaged, that he is serious, that he throws the ball well, that he is precise and can make all the throws,” said Manning. But Manning, still a legend in Mississippi that his shirt number is enshrined as the 18-mile-hour speed limit of the campus, said Burrow’s father had approached him with a request: tell Joe something about landing , on It doesn’t work so recklessly.
“His response was something like:” It seems a bit weak, “Manning said.
The family was particularly interested in Lawrence, Manning said, after his prolific first year at Clemson, and because he had grown up idolizing Peyton and wearing the number 16, Peyton’s uniform number in Tennessee. They considered it as impressive as advertised, Manning said.
“There were even some observers there at the camp who said that when God drew a quarterback, he made Trevor. It looks good, “Manning said.” It has a good size, big legs. And then just check all the boxes: throwing the ball, everything was well armed, precise, good footwork. “
On the last day of the camp, one Sunday, Lawrence was the speaker at an optional chapel service, and told the audience about his journey of faith.