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Peyton Manning Trivia Questions and Answers

Free Peyton Manning trivia quiz questions with answers about his high school and college years.

 

Who is Peyton Manning?
A: He is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos.

On what date was Peyton Manning born?
A:  March 24, 1976.

What is Peyton Manning's birth name?
A: Peyton Williams Manning.

How many times has Peyton been a league MVP?
A: Five times.

How many seasons did he play for the Indianapolis Colts?
A: 14.

He is a son of whom?
A: Former NFL quarterback Archie Manning.

Peyton is the older brother of who?
A: New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning.

Where did Manning play college football?
A: For the University of Tennessee.

He led the Volunteers to the what in his senior season?
A: 1997 SEC Championship.

Manning was chosen by what team with the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft?
A: The Indianapolis Colts.

What high school did Manning attend?
A: Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He led his team to a 345 record during what?
A: Three seasons as starter.

In 1993, Peyton was named Gatorade Circle of Champions National Player-of-the-Year and  what?
A: Columbus (Ohio) Touchdown Club National Offensive Player-of-the-Year.

While at Newman he began wearing what number in honor of his older brother Cooper?
A: the number 18.

Cooper was forced to give up football due to what?
A: Spinal stenosis.

Younger brother Eli also wore the number when he became what?
A: Starting quarterback.

Newman has since retired the number 18 jersey and it can be seen where?
A: Hanging in the school gym.

Manning chose to attend what University?
A: University of Tennessee.

Peyton became Tennessee's all-time leading passer with how many yards?
A:  11,201 yards.

In addition, he had 89 touchdowns and won 39 of how many games as a starter?
A: 45.

As a freshman, Manning was the what?
A: Third-string quarterback.

Injuries to Todd Helton and Jerry Colquitt forced him to take over what game?
A: The Mississippi State game, a 2421 loss.

In his first start, the following week against Washington State, who won?
A: The Volunteers won, 109.

The Volunteers ended the 1995 season ranked what?
A: Third.

Where did Manning rank in Heisman Trophy voting.?
A: Sixth.

The volunteers opened the 1996 season ranked where?
A: Second behind Nebraska and one of the favorites to win the national championship.

Manning completed his degree in how many years?
A: Three.

What degree did he get?
A: A Bachelors of Arts in speech communication.

He was projected to be the top overall pick in the NFL Draft, but did what?
A: He returned to Tennessee for his senior year.

In his senior season, the Volunteers opened the season with victories against Texas Tech and UCLA, but for the third time in his career, Manning fell to who?
A:  Florida 3320.

The Volunteers won the rest of their regular season games, finishing 101, and advanced to the what?
A:  SEC Championship game against Auburn.

Manning led the Volunteers to a 3029 victory, throwing for how many touchdowns?
A: 4.

He was named the game's what?
A: MVP, but injured himself in the process.

From 1998 to 2010, he led the Colts to how many division championships?
A: Eight.

How many AFC championships?
A: Two.

He also led the team to what?
A: One Super Bowl championship (Super Bowl XLI).

His five NFL MVPs are a what?
A: A league record.

Peyton  was the most valuable player of which Super Bowl?
A: Super Bowl XLI.

He  has been named to how many Pro Bowls?
A: Thirteen.

In 2009, he was named the what?
A: The best player in the NFL.

Fox Sports, along with Sports Illustrated, named him what?
A: The NFL player of the decade for the 2000s.

Before the 2013 season had even finished, SI had named him what?
A: Their Sportsman of the Year.