Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray played baseball and football at Oklahoma and is a big supporter of his former college team. The Sooners are in the College World Series and Murray, now done with offseason work with the Cardinals, is in Omaha to watch them play.
He ran into one of the all-time great quarterbacks in NFL history while he was there. He shared on his Instagram story a photo with Peyton Manning.
It had a clever caption: “In Omaha with Omaha.”
Man love seeing a 3-time Heisman Nominee actually get to meet someone who lives in the Heisman House with Bo Jackson & Eddie George. pic.twitter.com/Ys4AkHyJWq
— Blake Allen Murphy (@blakemurphy7) June 18, 2022
Of course, Manning often would yell “Omaha” as part of his presnap cadence in his playing days.
The photo of Murray and Manning shows something. Manning looks old compared to Murray. Manning, of course, is now 46 years old and retired from the NFL, while Murray, entering his fourth season, is just shy of his 25th birthday.
Manning, the way he is dressed, now looks like pretty much every wealthy middle-aged Southern gentleman you could see on any golf course.
But it is good to see Murray taking the opportunity to rub elbows with other quarterback greats.