Evan Hilbert
Saturday April 28th, 2012

Former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning sent a text to Andrew Luck, the man set to replace him, after Luck was drafted first overall in Thursday's NFL Draft.

"Peyton did give me a text, a congratulatory text," Luck told NFL Network on Friday. "It was nice of him to do so."

Luck will now have the unenviable task of following a football legend.

"Big shoes might be an understatement," Luck said at a news conference. "What he did is obviously legendary for this city, for this state really. I know that if I woke up every morning trying to compare myself to Peyton, I think I'd go crazy."If one day I can be mentioned alongside Peyton in football lore, that'd be a football dream come true."

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