Ole Miss Postpones Eli Manning’s Jersey Retirement
The ramifications of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have claimed another victim of the sports world.
On Monday, the Ole Miss athletic department announced that they would be shifting the planned retirement of quarterback Eli Manning’s jersey to next season.
The news was announced by Ole Miss Football’s social media accounts.
“UPDATE | With the circumstances surrounding this football season, the jersey number retirement ceremony of Eli Manning’s No. 10 has been postponed until 2021.
More details to come. #HottyToddy”
The original plan was for Manning to have his jersey retired against Auburn in October.