He played college football at the University of Mississippi from to He was drafted as the first overall pick in the NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers and was immediately traded to the Giants who in return gave up a package, highlighted by fourth overall selection Philip Rivers. Manning holds Giants franchise records for most passing yards , touchdown passes , and completed passes in a career. Manning started straight games from to , the second-longest consecutive starts streak by a quarterback in NFL history. He is the seventh all-time leader in passing yards and eighth in touchdowns. Manning attended Isidore Newman School , where he played football and basketball for the Greenies.