You think you made an impact back in your college days? Peyton Manning has you beat yet again. There are 19 freshmen named in his honor who began taking classes this fall at the University of Tennessee.
Torchbearer (h/t NFL.com’s Bryan Fischer)—Tennessee’s alumni magazine—reports that a wave of students bearing the name “Peyton” or “Payton” have matriculated into the school’s freshman class. Many were named after Manning, who came into his own and began laying waste to college football defenses for the Volunteers 18 years ago.
You think those Oklahoma fans' kids named "Adrian" and "Peterson" are gonna hate their parents in a few years?