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Cooper Manning: What about me, AP guy?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BYH, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    From the AP story about Eli Manning ripping Tiki a new cornhole:

    Manning's father, Archie, said at a charity bowling event in Indianapolis for his other son, Super Bowl MVP Peyton, that he had not counseled the Giants quarterback on how to handle the situation.
     
  2. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

  3. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    Yeah, like this is the first time anyone forgot about Cooper ... the Jan Brady of the NFL. :D
     
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Peyton Peyton Peyton!!!
     
  5. John

    John Well-Known Member

    As someone who grew up with two brothers who were very successful in sports, while I was good but not great, I can relate to Cooper's plight.

    Plus, we were at Ole Miss at the same time.
     
  6. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Great story on what happened to Cooper from 2004 in the St. Petersburg Times: http://www.sptimes.com/2004/11/07/Sports/The_other_Manning.shtml

     
  7. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    Not Cupper?
     
  8. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    Having heard Archie pronounce it many times, I'm not sure it's possible to come up with an entirely accurate phonetic spelling. Cupper is pretty close, though.
     
  9. Monday Morning Sportswriter

    Monday Morning Sportswriter Well-Known Member

    Khuhper?

    Kuwper?

    Like Cookie, with a purr.

    Yeah, I can't spell it either.
     
  10. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Kuup-ah?
     
  11. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    Cupper used to have a radio show on WWL in NOLA. Can't remember if it was on his show or in other interviews on WWL, but he was really bitter when Peyton lost the Heisman and hid it naught a bit.
     
  12. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    .... which, by the way, is pronounced "Miss-sippy" by legions of Southerners.
     
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