QB-Peyton Manning Quotes on Tenn. retiring number

QB-PEYTON MANNING (on the Universityof Tennessee retiring his No. 16) Training Camp “The fact that Reggie White is no longer with us is a tragedy, and that will be a very emotional time for his family.

QB-PEYTON MANNING (on the Universityof Tennessee retiring his No. 16) Training Camp

"The fact that Reggie White is no longer with us is a tragedy, and that will be a very emotional time for his family. But it's a tremendous honor, for all of the players that have played there. I still take it very seriously, kind of my role as an ambassador to the University. I go back quite a bit in the offseason, still work out with the team, and I'm still very involved with the University.

"I'm still a big Tennessee guy. It's going to be during the bye week, which will be my first time back (to a game) in Knoxville in a few years. But I'm extremely honored and just proud to be an alum of the University."

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