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Rubbing shoulders with the elite
Wilkinson attends Manning Passing Academy
Christian Wilkinson doesn't take selfies often, but he couldn't pass up the chance to snap a shot with Peyton Manning over the weekend. Wilkinson was in Louisiana attending the Manning Passing Academy. - photo by Photo provided
Christian Wilkinson has one rule when it comes to taking selfies. If the rising junior quarterback for the Pioneers is going to snap a photo of himself, Peyton Manning has to be included.Wilkinson rubbed shoulders with the best quarterbacks from all levels – including the Denver Bronco signal caller – last weekend when he attended the Manning Passing Academy at Nicholls State University in Louisiana.Asking Manning for a photo wasn’t easy, but Wilkinson said he couldn’t pass up the once-in-a-lifetime chance.“Peyton came to one of my drills one day and I got a chance to snap the ball to him a couple of times while he taught us,” said Wilkinson. “I took the opportunity to snap a selfie with him.