But despite the stats, the recruiting attention and combine success, Manning remains without a scholarship offer. Manning said in a text message Wednesday night that he thought he would have an offer by now but his private QB coach isn't worried.
"Been through this for 40 years," quarterback guru Bill Cunerty said. "I think it will work out."
Cunerty said quarterback recruiting is like a game of dominoes. Once the first pick or top recruits with the prototype size commit, the rest of the competition follows in due time.
Cunerty is high on Manning's intelligence, field presence, accuracy and improved arm-strength.
The former Saddleback College coach believes Manning is already a better quarterback now than he was last season.
"You do what you did last year, you'll get tired of answering your phone," Cunerty told Manning.
Manning will be back in action July 7 when El Toro plays host to an Under Armour passing tournament.
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