Manning Passing Academy returns to Thibodaux
THIBODAUX - The Manning Passing Academy returns to the campus of Nicholls State University in Thibodaux for its sixth season beginning Thursday, July 7 and running through Sunday, July 10, returning with the MPA will be the 2011 Air-it-Out Session, scheduled for a 6 p.m. start on Saturday on Manning Field at John L. Guidry Stadium in Thibodaux.
The annual Air-it-Out Session, sponsored by Iberia Bank, has become the highlight of the Manning Passing Academy. Former New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning, along with current NFL signal callers Peyton and Eli Manning are scheduled to attend.
Every year, top quarterbacks and wide recievers from both the college and professional ranks square off in an exhibition highlighting the skills being taught at one of the nation’s premier skills position football camps. The four-day camp attracts more than 1,000 of the nation’s most promising quarterbacks and receivers every summer.
Tickets to the event cost $5.00 and are available by calling the Nicholls Athletics Ticket Office at (985) 448-4790 or (985) 448-4792. Proceeds for the event benefit the Nicholls State Unviersity Athletic Department.