Eli Manning on The Tonight Show: Former Ole Miss QB talks ‘Chad Powers,’ Tom Brady, and the athlete for whom he is often mistaken
By now, most Ole Miss fans have seen the hilarious video of Eli Manning going undercover as “Chad Powers” for a walk-on tryout at Penn State.
The former Ole Miss QB recently went on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and talked about ‘Chad Powers’ and how that came to be.
But the Manning funny-man also told other entertaining stories — such as the time he was mistaken for another famous athlete (watch the clip to find out who) and his friendship with Tom Brady.
finally watched this video of eli manning going undercover at penn state as walk-on qb ‘chad powers’ and man he needs a movie as chad powers
— mike taddow (@MikeTaddow) September 20, 2022
Manning, a father of three daughters and one son, also talked about a women’s soccer team he owns and gave a heartfelt reason for why he wanted to purchase the team.
Here’s the clip of Eli Manning with Jimmy Fallon:
Never change, Eli! Hotty Toddy!
Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn’s love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship. Evelyn created the Rebel Walk in 2013 and has served as publisher and managing editor since its inception.