The Manning Passing Academy is a football camp run by you guessed it, Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning. Held at Nicholls State University in Louisiana, it is one of the most well-known camps out there and Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld was there.
It looks like not only did Sudfeld mentor campers, but he worked out himself, and there’s arguably no one you’d rather throw for than the Mannings. It looks like Sudfeld is fully recovered from the shoulder injury that kept him off the field for the majority of last year.
Still, this is an enormous year for Sudfeld. After a stellar sophomore season, he became an NFL prospect and created an excitement through the fan base not felt in years. Sudfeld seemed to be the one who could take Indiana out of the cellar and back to postseason. But last season was a disaster, even when he was healthy, as the supposed prolific passer threw for just 1,151 yards and six touchdowns in six games.
Even if the running game is still solid with the addition of UAB’s Juwan Howard and the defense is improved, Indiana will not break out of its bowl slump without great quarterback play. It’s essential that this year the senior QB has his best season since arriving in Bloomington.