How tall is Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning's Height

6ft 5.25in (196 cm)

American former Quarterback who played for Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos. In 1997 he was quoted saying: "I'm 6-5-1/2"

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Average Guess (28 Votes)
6ft 5.13in
Mr. R said on 1/Dec/16
Many years ago I ran into Peyton one night on Broadway. he LITERALLY was head and shoulders above everyone else. This height is perfect.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Nov/16
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 2/Nov/16
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Nov/16
If this guy is a weak 6ft5 then Eli is potentially 6ft4 flat


That's more reasonable I think
Borats Chicken said on 3/Nov/16
rob, any idea of cooper manning being just 6'4?
Editor Rob: sorry not really got an estimate on him.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 2/Nov/16
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Nov/16
If this guy is a weak 6ft5 then Eli is potentially 6ft4 flat

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So that means if Peyton is a strong 6ft5 would that make Eli 6ft4.5?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Nov/16
If this guy is a weak 6ft5 then Eli is potentially 6ft4 flat
Ken said on 31/Oct/16
Rob,is his eye level over 5 inches?
Editor Rob: with a bit more hair recession than his youth it probably seems more, but 5-5.2 range is probable.
heightchecker34 said on 27/Oct/16
Yes, this listing seems accurate. You forget how tall he is, when he is surrounded by other NFL players around the 6'2-6'4 range, but then when you see him with average sized people without his gear, he definitely stands out. He looked around the same height as 6'5 JJ Watt in their Papa John's commercial. He has about an inch on Eli, it seems whenever they are standing together. One of the greatest QB's to ever play on the gridiron, and I feel fortunate to have seen two legends in Manning and Brady play for the right to be in the Super Bowl over the years. On a side note, he does have a large forehead!
Mathew Robinson (190 cm) said on 25/Oct/16
Peyton Manning with Usain Bolt: Click Here
S.J.H said on 19/Oct/16
Kobe bryant have to be 6'5.75 for peyton manning to be 6'5.25 while there is visible 1cm or 1/2" between them
Bard said on 5/Oct/16
How tall would someone have to be for it to be worth comparing with Yao?
Grant said on 30/Sep/16
He looks a solid foot if not more shorter than Yao Ming considering Yao ming likely has a 10+ inch head. But is comparing with giants like Yao even worth it?
Mathew Robinson (190 cm) said on 29/Sep/16
Legit 196 cm guy, as listed.
Bard said on 27/Sep/16
He's looking kinda short here. Listing seems accurate though :P

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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Sep/16
196/197cm range…
S.J.H said on 21/Sep/16
@Nck said on 16/Sep/16

JJ is closer to the camera. However a cm taller yes but not 3,4cm taller
Nck said on 16/Sep/16
Im sorry not let this one slide, here it is, theres at least 5cm difference, Manning standing next to JJ Watt Click Here JJ Watt is obviously taller, Manning is looking 192cm
Canson said on 14/Sep/16
@Nck: well maybe you use a different tape measure than I do or a cm is different that side of the Atlantic. If you look correctly he looks 1-2 cm and that includes his hair. Sorry but Manning is at least 195 still. They are almost the same height in other pics. You aren't very good with telling differences it appears
Nck said on 13/Sep/16
excuse me you honestly see a cm in that video you posted? do you know what a cm looks like :) well I'm from europe and let me tell you there's at least 4 or 5 of them cm, so JJ can definitely be 196cm but Manning isn't
Canson said on 5/Sep/16
@Nick: this is a better pic of Peyton and JJ no distorted view and side by side. They are almost the same (JJ has him by about a CM). Peyton wasn't measured with shoes he was a strong 6'5 in his prime. He edges out a Tom Brady (brady is as listed confirmed by Brad and Bobby3342).

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Canson said on 5/Sep/16
@Nick: go look at the Papa Johns commercials from last year with Joe Montana and JJ and Peyton. 4-5cm? Peyton isn't 192 or 193. You saw that? I don't for sure. I'd say if anything Peyton is 195 now a days Watt is Christian's height at 196. On a side note tho I did have a friend who is 6'2 tell me he fought Peyton was 6'4 and change and while I didn't agree before I can now as he likely met him after injuries set in but 6'4 and change is extreme. I'd go with almost 6'5.
NIck said on 4/Sep/16
according to these commercials and some pics Manning looking at least 2" or about 4/5cm shorter than JJ Watts hence if JJ Watts is 196cm Manning can't be more than 192cm/193cm tops. Maybe Manning measurement was taken with shoes on.
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Canson said on 28/Aug/16
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He is shorter than JJ Watt (6'5 3/8 combine) in this pic and at the Espys. That'd likely put Watt as a solid 196 (at best) at his lowest since combine measurements are held earlier in the day. Don't doubt Peyton was a legit 196 in his prime but today can see him under 6'5 barefoot but absolutely no less than 195cm either
Canson said on 28/Aug/16
@Christian: I agree with you 100%. And in his prime he'd have been close in height with you. He was at his low prob a legit 196 and today with the age and injuries may only be 195 flat (he looks similar to Kobe) and also Cam (who may fall to 195 as well$
Christian-196cm (6ft5.25) said on 25/Aug/16
"Peyton Manning's Height is 6ft 5in (195.6cm)"
"Peak Height was 6ft 5.25in (196.2cm)"
Borats Chicken said on 19/Aug/16
Rob, is it possible Archie Manning could be 6'2.75 then 6'3?
Editor Rob: yeah he could be that zone.
Canson said on 1/Aug/16
@Crypto: I agree on that. Doesn't look taller for Sure
Canson said on 29/Jul/16
@175 and Rob: 6052. 6'5.25"
Crypto139 said on 28/Jul/16
Well he looks no taller than Bryant right now. Perhaps a bit shorter. Though he has played Football for over 20 years, while having neck surgery 4 times! Yeah I wouldn't be surprised if he lost a bit of height.
Canson said on 25/Jul/16
@Shane: the more and more I think about it, you have a really really good point about your measurement too! At my peak I was prob close to 6'5.25 maybe a mm below it and went to bed around 6'4.5 or a mm below and got 6'5 from most (still do today at 6'4 3/8). It's true that many people would measure AM and not think much of it (meaning outside this site). And especially if you're a still around 6'1.5 afternoon or late day you'd be within range to round so you prob would appear 6'2 and esp if in a higher shoe would prob always get it or even a full 6'3"
Canson said on 25/Jul/16
@175: my suspicion is he has lost height or wasn't standing straight or that Kobe had a slim footwear advantage. I have always had Kobe 194-195 range around maybe 6'4 1/2 maybe 5/8ish but possible he is a full 3/4 and that manning lost some height along the way. He was in papa johns commercials with JJ watt and looked shorter. Keep in mind Watt was 6'5 3/8 and that's likely a morning measurement as well. He looked a hair shorter tho so maybe 1/4" or so. I can see if Eli measured what he did Kobe being his height more than Peyton.
Borats Chicken said on 25/Jul/16
Rob, what is his shoulder length, looks narrow and small.
Canson said on 5/Jul/16
I stand corrected he was measured 6'6 3/8. Interesting Mike glennon shows a 6'7 1/8 measurement but is listed at 6'6. Wonder if he asked to be put there (I saw he almost didn't play football in high school because he was too tall for the school's regulation or if they measured him just over 6'7 early in the AM and got maybe 6'6.5-.75 another time. He's actually from my hometown in Virginia
Canson said on 24/Jun/16
Btw the 6063 for flacco is 6'6 1/4. They round up. I've heard many people who have met Flacco in person describe him as 6'5-6'6. Meaning he likely drops below the 6'6 mark but he has a long torso. Conceivably could see 197 cm at his lowest
Canson said on 24/Jun/16
@RP: yep also prob why he has claimed 6'5.5 before and why the listed below Brad guessed him 6'5 1/2. No real difference between 3/8-1/4-1/2
RP said on 22/Jun/16
Spot on! Peyton had pre draft meaurements in 1998 at the NFL Combine of 6'5-1/4" and a his Pro Day of 6'5-3/8" !!! Perfect listing!
Canson said on 21/Jun/16
The 6'5.25 was prob his afternoon measurement may now only be 6'5 or lower afternoon (JJ Watt has him by a hair in the Papa Johns Comm). I have to honestly say I'd buy 6'5 7/8 out of bed maybe 6'6 in his prime especially when he said 6'5 1/2 before
Shane said on 3/May/16
Out of bed height is full height so why anyone would count a lower than maximal legit height is beyond me.
Jake the snake said on 25/Feb/16
Take away the forehead and he's 6 feet even
Crypto139 said on 4/Feb/16
@John Click Here
Yeah NFL is random with their rounding at times you know. I believe a player can claim their height as they choose to a certain limit, though the NFLdraftscout heights are usually right. Peyton also possibly wears boots as well, just saying.
John said on 2/Feb/16
@Ceypto139
I doubt Eli is 195cm.
1.He consistently looks 2-3cm shorter than 196cm Peyton.
2. If Eli was actually measured at 6' 4.75", his listed height would have been rounded up to 6' 5". But he's listed at 6' 4". So that should tell you he's around that listing.
I would put him at 193 or 194.
I would estimate him at 193 or 194.
Crypto139 said on 31/Jan/16
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If eli Manning the tallest one is 195 cm tall. How tall is Odell Beckham Jr? Listed as 181 cm but looks alot shorter than that. He is standing to the left of Eli in our perspective.
Dave189 said on 13/Dec/15
Rob, what do yout think, how tall Aaron Rodgers is? When you search for "Aaron Rodgers height" on google it shows he's really sensitive about his height and other people commenting it....and when you take a look at his pictures with Brett Favre who's a legit 6'2'' you can obviously see the difference in height at least by an inch...
Editor Rob: I read the page, I think it's a bit of humour, I doubt he's really that sensitive. But then, how many want to be told they are smaller than they thought? On the combine he was supposed to have been measured bang on 6ft 2!

On a side note, when you start worrying too much about what others think, you become more restricted in life and don't take chances or do things that YOU love out of fear at what 'so and so will think'.

Canson said on 25/Nov/15
@Chubby Checker:

The combine measurements are not gospel and shouldn't be considered as such. We don't know whether they are in shoes or not. From my knowledge of the practice squad, Some are and some aren't.

I agree tho about flacco. He probably is actually 6'6 as I think more height for him actually hurts him as a QB. We saw Brock osweiler get downgraded from 6'8 to 6'7 after it was revealed he was in shoes previously and is only 6'6 7/8 barefoot. Same with Cam Newton where he was billed 6'6 and is now 6'5. Don't know with Peyton though. He may have been 6'4 and change and they may have measured him in shoes and given him 6'5 or it's possible he was referring to him being 6'6 when he is in shoes. Either way I've heard him now say 6'4 6'5 and 6'6.
ChubbyChecker said on 4/Nov/15
You're wrong about Flacco. Hes a solid 6'6 measuring 6'6 3/8 barefoot.

And Peyton was measured at 6'5.25. He didnt ask for it.
Crypto139 said on 26/Oct/15
Hey Rob what would you say Peyton Manning's head length and eye level is? Just wondering.
[Editor Rob: I had a look and possibly a little over 10 inch with equal eye-top head and eye-chin, but he has a higher hairline now, which just accentuates his forehead more.]
joe said on 11/Aug/15
this image of not to make any comparison
Crypto139 said on 7/Aug/15
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Looks 6 feet 6 next to Lebron. Maybe he did ask to be put as 6 feet 5 and he is really 6 feet 6. It explains why he looks a bit taller than Eli even though they are listed as only a half inch apart.
Chris said on 3/Aug/15
He said he was just over 6'6 when he was drafted. He asked the NFL to put his height at 6'5 though.

You don't have to see many pictures to see he's at least 6'5. He's at least an inch taller than Kapaernick and Brady and 2 inches taller than Troy Aikman
C said on 16/Jul/15
He is definitely at least 6'5 I would believe his 6'5 1/2 claim
Jake said on 31/Mar/15
Rob, how tall do you think Tony Romo is? He's listed as "6'2". But he seems more "6'1". What do you think?
SportsHeight said on 29/Mar/15
Rob, Tom Brady was measured at 6'4.375" at the 2000 NFL Combine. This measurement was presumably taken either in the late morning or the early afternoon. Using the site's quarter-inch system, would you list him at 6'4.25" or 6'4.5"?
[Editor Rob: 6ft 4.25]
BorkLaser said on 22/Mar/15
To put an end to any and all claims of him being anything below 6'4", here he is with Hulk Hogan, who's listed here at 6'3" Click Here
Crpto139 said on 19/Feb/15
Well jameis Winston and Marcus Maritoa are the exact same height at 6 feet 3 3/4. According to the draft combine.
Matrix1 said on 16/Feb/15
I have met flacco in person. He is more 6'5 (6'5-6'5.25) than 6'6+. That was probably with shoes. I'm just under 6'5 (6'4 5/8) and I saw close to an inch not 2.
Celebheights 6'1.5"-6'2" said on 30/Jan/15
A friend of mine from Idaho has met John Elway, and he said that he's 6'1" or 6'2" (and has said that I'm taller than him), so I don't think that he was ever 6'3". I'm certainly not past 6'3", or even 6'3".
Alex 6'0 said on 30/Jan/15
Eli at 6'4 3/4 still gets listed at 6'4 and Ben at 6'5 yet both guys were measured just about the same. Ben 6'4 7/8 and Eli 6'4 3/4 but because they were more morning measurement you can knock off 1/8-1/4 to get their evening height prob.
Mathew said on 13/Jan/15
[Editor Rob: I think with the draft measurements over last number of years it's harder to get dodgy listings, but it's interesting to see that fella admitting his was fibbed 2 inches!]

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Players who come in the league now are easier to smoke out. But even as recently as a guy who came up in 2003 - Rob Mathis always gets listed as 6'2". But he claims to be 6'0" in his twitter bio, and sure enough he's towered by 6'4" Andrew Luck Click Here
Crypto139 said on 12/Jan/15
Well I think he came out in the early 80s and also he wasn't in the real draft either. He was in some sort of developmental kind of thing. I think they started to do the 1/8 inch thing probably around the time they started to count the 40 times electronically, which was in 1999.
Crypto139 said on 11/Jan/15
Excuse me on the last post but I realize Young himself stated 6 feet 3/4 not just 6 feet even. It also makes the 6 feet 2 in shoes claim real as well.
Crypto139 said on 11/Jan/15
Well I was right about Steve Young looking just 6 feet. Click Here

In his story he wrote himself he said he is really 6 feet even but he wrote 6 feet 2 because well he wanted to be 6 feet 2. It was just his height in shoes. So I guess I am good at guessing a guys height :p

So it does show that some other guys are shorter than they claim I guess.
[Editor Rob: I think with the draft measurements over last number of years it's harder to get dodgy listings, but it's interesting to see that fella admitting his was fibbed 2 inches!]
Crypto139 said on 20/Dec/14
You know after checking to see more pictures of both Eli and Peyton, I can believe Eli is about 6 feet 4 3/4 now. He looks about 1/2 shorter than his Brother.
Uh-Oh said on 7/Dec/14
Rob are these heights based on their morning estimates, average or evening height?
Alex 6'0 said on 6/Dec/14
Crypto, also those measurements are done in later morning so you can knock off 1/8-1/4 inch id say to get their low. Eli and Ben are measured within 1/4 of each other but Eli rounded down to 6'4 and Ben rounded up to 6'5. Eli more a legit 6'4.5 prob?
Crypto139 said on 26/Nov/14
@Alex 6'0

Well 6046 means 6 feet 4 3/4 basically, but he doesn't look that compared to his brother I think, unless his brother is more 6 feet 5.5 imo
Alex 6'0 said on 30/Oct/14
Mathew, yea he def looks a legit 6'5. Even if that 6'5.25 was in the AM it wasn't out of bed. Eli was measured 6046 it says but whats that in height? 6'4 5/8?
Mathew said on 27/Oct/14
Alex 6'0 says on 19/Oct/14
What was Peyton Manning measured at during the combine in 1998?

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6'5.25"
Alex 6'0 said on 19/Oct/14
What was Peyton Manning measured at during the combine in 1998?
Clay said on 25/Sep/14
Gretzky is 5'11, and he has even said this himself despite being listed at 6'0''.

Ovechkin - 6'1.5
Crosby - 5'9.5

Hockey listings can be bad as well.
Alex 6'0 said on 4/Aug/14
Ben Roethlisberger was measured 6'4 7/8 and since these measurements are in the morning(not out of bed though) his low would prob be 6'4.5-6'4.75 range
Crypto139 said on 11/Jul/14
Well I found other pics of Jordan next to Gretzky-Elway and I guess Jordan is 6 feet 5 exactly. He was slouching in the picture I showed.
Crypto139 said on 10/Jun/14
While Gretzky looks to be about 182 cm tall there, he is closer to the camera. So he could be under 182 if Jordan really is 6 feet 4.5 and not taller.

But Look at Elway and Jordan again. Now Jordan is listed at 6 feet 5 on here but Manning is listed at 6 feet 5.25 on this site as well.

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Now on my last post you can see Elway is just below Jordan in height. But on here he is WELL below Manning's height. I remember hearing people start shrinking at 40. Every decaded after 40 until 70 you shrink 1 cm on average if male I believe. A person also is 1/8 of an inch shorter when they turn 40 on average according to another source I heard of.

If Elway follows a normal pattern could be 1.5 cm short than he was at peak these days.

Still he looks too short next to Manning for Jordan and Manning to be the same height. Also Drew Bledsoe is listed at 6 feet 5 but is taller than Manning. Is this another one of these Favre, Montana, and Young comparisons. Except they are all listed at 6 feet 5 instead of 6 feet 2.
Crypto139 said on 7/Jun/14
Wayne Grekzky looks to be quite a bit shorter than 6 feet 3 John Elway and 6 feet 5 Michael Jordan on here. What does everyone elso think besides the fact that Elway is very close to Jordan on here.

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Crypto139 said on 7/Jun/14
Yeah I am almost sure Manziel is done growing at that age. By the way though I always wanted to know the height of someone else that has never been talked about on this site. How tall is the great Wayne Gretzky? You know the best hockey player ever. He is listed at 6 feet even on 90 percent of all sites but some list him as 5 feet 11. I am shocked no one has ever talked about him to be honest.
MrTBlack said on 5/Jun/14
Johnny Manziel is done growing. I've had a few friends who finished growing at 18-19 but never anyone older than that. The rare cases of men growing taller after late teens are usually fables or extreme rare exceptions.
opo said on 3/Jun/14
6 ft 5
Mathew said on 1/Jun/14
Seahawksfan 187-188 CM. says on 27/May/14
Will Johnny Manziel still grow? He's only 21 which means that he hasn't reached the full deadline yet.

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Probably not. While it's true that sometimes a man will grow in their early 20s it's rare.
Alex 6'0 said on 22/May/14
Wilson was 5'10 5/8. Shortest QB to win a superbowl. It was Dree Brees before that.
Crypto139 said on 21/May/14
Wait was it 5/8s or 7/8s for Wilson. I have heard both from major sport sources and it seems to be kind of crazy to me that they can have him vary so much.

Whatever. Doesn't matter is he is 178 , 179, or 180 cm tall. He is still the shortest starting QB in the nfl at all there of those heights.
Alex 6'0 said on 19/May/14
Russel Wilson was measured 5'10 5/8.
Mathew said on 18/May/14
Also Manzell nowhere near 6'4". He measured just shy of 6 foot. And Luck is way more than .75" taller than RG3 Click Here Click Here Click Here
Mathew said on 18/May/14
@Seahawksfan

Peterson actually does sometimes get listed at 6'2": Click Here
Crypto139 said on 17/May/14
Well I guess that explains the whole Favre, Montana, and Young debate, and explains why both Randy Moss and Tom Brady are listed at 6 feet 4 when one is an inch taller than another. Also why is Russell Wilson being listed a 5 feet 10 when he is like a solid 180 cm or 5-10 7/8 tall guy(at least he was measured that early on.)

Seems to be somewhat random to me and also they seem to downgrade all the qbs(expect for Steve Young)
Alex 6'0 said on 11/May/14
Drew Brees was measured 6'0.25. Prob more 6'0 flat since the measurement is around 11am so ive heard. If you're up 3-4 hours you'd prob lose no more than 1/4 inch by your low
Alex 6'0 said on 11/May/14
Ben Roethlisberger was measured 6'4 7/8 just 3mm below 6'5. Depending when the measurements are. If they are in the morning 2-3 hours after waking a worst he may dip to 6'4.5-6'4 5/8. His low may be 6'4.75
Alex 6'0 said on 11/May/14
Does anyone know when the combine measurements are? Morning, afternoon, evening? Even if its morning its def. not out of bed so they've lost some height anyway by time they get measured.
Crypto139 said on 9/May/14
Well it seems some nfl players get either upgraded or downgraded for what ever reason. Moss is 6 feet 3 3/8 and Brady is 6 feet 4 3/8 but both are listed at the same 6 feet 4 inch height. So things can be crazy sometimes. Difference is small but a little above 191 cm vs a bit below 194 is a difference.
Crypto139 said on 30/Apr/14
Compared to Drew Brees Romo is not that much taller than him.
He looks like he could be just above the height of Steve Young(Around 6 feet 0 3/4 inches at Young's low is my guess.) and for Romo about 1 more cm.
Crypto139 said on 29/Apr/14
Here is my Opinion.

Joe Montana 187 cm
Aaron Rodgers 187 cm
Brett Favre 189 cm
Steve Young 184 cm
Crypto139 said on 22/Apr/14
Also how tall is Brett Favre. He seem to be almost an inch taller than Aaron Rodgers. Also Rodgers and Joe Montana is pretty much the same height, as I saw at the award show. Another thing is Steve Young looks shorter than both Rodgers and Montana. Heck Young seemed to be Edged out by 6 feet 1 Ray Lewis on ESPN. Also Favre, Rodgers, Montana and Young are all listed at 6 feet 2. I Wonder which one is really 6 feet 2?
MD said on 8/Apr/14
If you're calling into questions professional measurements into question - some of which are before cameras - I really don't know what to tell you. There might be a few mis-measures during these events, but they are the rule and not the exception, and they probably aren't that big of a mis-measure. You're essentially implying a conspiracy. If you're going to doubt an event like the combine to the degree that you are, then you shouldn't believe ANY other evidence presented on this website, pictures, vids, whatever.
MD said on 2/Apr/14
@Inches, I've kind of worried about Seahawk, lately. He seems to be quite a bit more out there than before, and I'm not sure what happened. I'm concerned; a lot of his estimates are completely non-sensical, and I'm not just talking a difference of opinion, but listing people three and five inches off their mark.
Inches said on 31/Mar/14
@Alex Height is likely measured a couple hours after waking and definitely before noon. The NFL combine is held in the morning (9am ET) and prospect measurements are taken during event. Brees is probably close to 6' in evening. 5-11.75 is likely
Alex 6ft 0 said on 31/Mar/14
Drew Brees was measured at 6'0.25 I believe? Peyton was measured 6'5.25 I read. Roethlisberger was measured 6'4 7/8. These measurements I am not sure on what time of the day they are. Its certainly not out of bed height or evening. Likely midday?
Inches said on 29/Mar/14
@Seahawksfan Johnny Manziel at 6-4.25!! Try 5-11.5. Some of your estimates are good but others are way off. Foles is more of 6-4.5. Brady measured 6-4 3/8 at the combine therefore no way is he as low as 6-3.25. There is a little over an inch of difference between Brady and Manning.
Crypto139 said on 28/Feb/14
Well Johnny Manziel height has been confirmed. 182 CM tall or 5'11.75".

Looks like there is another qb under the 6 even mark now! Also bridgewater is 6 feet 2 and bortles is a 6 feet 5 guy.
Mathew said on 26/Nov/13
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 says on 21/Oct/13
Matthew, I hear these combine measurements are in the morning? Even if so it wouldn't make them at their out of bed height. It could be pretty close to their low if its midday

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Yeah if it's done around 11 am - noon range or so many of the guys will be no more than 1 cm over their absolute lowest height. I saw a video of the NBA measurements with Blake Griffin, and he practically rolled out of bed and got measured. Not sure if it's the same with the NFL.
Randomsauce said on 21/Oct/13
Looks more like 6'5.5". 6'6" in his prime.
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 said on 21/Oct/13
Matthew, I hear these combine measurements are in the morning? Even if so it wouldn't make them at their out of bed height. It could be pretty close to their low if its midday
Mathew said on 26/Sep/13
@Mike 181 - They are a bit inconsistent with what they do with fractions. You occasionally guys who have a .25" at the end of their measurement rounded up and some guys with a .5" on their measurement rounded down. Every once in a while guys can even get upgraded or downgraded by a whole inch of more (when this happens it's usually upgraded, but a select very few players are listed short too). The NFL in general is more accurate than the MLB, and obviously much more than NBA. Most likely if they measured you at 5'11.5" you would be listed at 6'0".

Peyton is 6'5.25" and a great quarterback.
Mike 181 said on 12/Sep/13
If your over a height in the nfl they'll round you up for example you'll see jimmy Graham listed at 6"7 when really he was measure 6"6.25 at the combine. I guess they'd possibly list me at 6"0 if they measured me at around 5"11.5...
Rusty said on 24/Aug/13
Most NFL measurements are done in the combine which is a couple hours after players wake so their measurements are slightly higher than Rob wants them to claim. If 6'5.25" was earlier in the day he likely drops to 6'5" flat.
Mathew said on 18/Aug/13
Measured 6'5.25" and is. This photo is one of the rare instances of Manning looking no more than 6'4.5". Click Here #11 was 6'5" listed (rumored to be closer to 6'6") #12 was listed at 6'3" (could be just a fraction under that though).
Sam said on 7/Aug/13
I'm told I look like him, but he might be one cm taller than me. I would trade some more height though to have his throwing arm from 8 years ago.
tape measure said on 26/Jul/13
I saw an interview tonight with Kurt Warner intervewing Peyton. I believe Warner is 6-3, and Manning looked to be a couple inches taller. So, yeh, I'd say Peyton Manning is about 6-5+. I thought I heard several years ago that he is 6-6, so that's pretty close.
Mathew said on 24/Apr/13
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 says on 10/Feb/13
Joe Flacco is the tallest QB in the league for sure. Hes listed at 6'6 but was measured at 6'6.63 which is roughly what 6'6 5/8? Now thats pretty tall

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6063 refers to 6'6 3/8", but yeah still very tall.
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 said on 10/Feb/13
Joe Flacco is the tallest QB in the league for sure. Hes listed at 6'6 but was measured at 6'6.63 which is roughly what 6'6 5/8? Now thats pretty tall
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 said on 10/Feb/13
Wilson was measured around 5'10.5 I read. Hes maybe 5'11 out of bed
Jhaf said on 12/Jan/13
Russell Wilson isn't 5'11,they said 5'10 according to espn.
Brad said on 27/Dec/12
Had him by an inch in Chuck Taylors, go with 6' 5.5"
Mathew said on 25/Dec/12
steven says on 15/Jan/12
Peyton Manning always apear solid 1.5" taller than 6'4 listed Tom Brady. either Peyton is 6'5.5 or brady is 6'4 or Peyton-Manning is what he say he is 6'5.5 and brady a chance 6'3.5 not over.

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While I've seen that Brady measured 6-4 3/8 and Manning 6-5 1/4 I would say that you're right in saying Brady can look shorter. The old Patriots QB before Tom Brady always looked 2" taller than him, but was only listed at 6-5.
Mathew said on 25/Dec/12
Ajax says on 24/Dec/12
@Mathew

According to nfl draft. Russell Wilson was measured a legit 5'11".

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1/8" is easily within normal measurement variation so he could have measured 5'11" legit somewhere. His proday/combine said 5-10 7/8: Click Here
Ajax said on 24/Dec/12
@Mathew

According to nfl draft. Russell Wilson was measured a legit 5'11".
Mathew said on 14/Dec/12
@Nate - Peyton said he was 6'5" in the commercial and he's taller than Brady for sure. They measure the guys before they're drafted Peyton measured 6-5 1/4 and Brady measured 6-4 3/8. For reference, Randy Moss measured 6-3 3/8 and Brady always looked taller. This year's QB draft class had Robert Griffin III measured 6-2 3/8, Andrew Luck measured 6-4, and Russell Wilson measured 5-10 7/8.
Nate said on 19/Nov/12
Manning did a commercial about five or six years ago and said he was 6'4". You shouldn't rely on what he told the papers when he was a rookie. I'm a huge pats fan and if he and brady changed uniforms you wouldn't be able to tell the difference. Both 6'4"give or take half an inch.
Ajax said on 28/Sep/12
@Alex

Does the nfl round down when a player is a height plus .5"? I'm wondering, like when do they usually round up?
steven said on 15/Jan/12
Peyton Manning always apear solid 1.5" taller than 6'4 listed Tom Brady. either Peyton is 6'5.5 or brady is 6'4 or Peyton-Manning is what he say he is 6'5.5 and brady a chance 6'3.5 not over.
LAN Jiao said on 18/Oct/11
Peyton is my height! 196-197close.
Viper said on 26/Sep/11
LOL, cant believe anyone thought Brady was below 6-4. He can look taller sometimes. Hell he was measured at 6-4.3
Viper said on 20/Sep/11
Owens was measured at 6-2.75
RP said on 25/Jul/11
Chad was goofing off in that clip and stood on his tip toes as someone snap a pic so that he would look tar than T.O. However, Owens is much taller...almost 2 1/2" inches. Chad is 6'0 3/4" & Owens is 6'3 1/4".
Clay said on 23/Jul/11
Viper says on 10/Jul/11
I wonder how Chad Johnson is looking taller than Terrell Owens here. Click Here

Theres proof the Jersey Shore guys are taller than you think.
RP said on 22/Jul/11
My uncle has worked in NFL scouting for years. He was with The Miami Dolphins when Jimmy Johnson was the HC & also when Dave Wannstedt was the HC '96-'03. After Dave was fired he worked with Parcells in Dallas for a couple of seasons. And he is now a scouting advisor for the Carolina Panthers. And he had & has all kinds of scouting info and physical results from all NFL teams. I also played football in college from '94-'97 at WVU & spent one camp with the Carolina Panthers before getting cut. I then played a few seasons of Arena League Football. So, him & I are both sports & football nuts. And measurables geeks...guess that's why I work in engineering & geology now?...LOL!
Mathew said on 18/Jul/11
RP says on 15/Jul/11
You are correct Matthew....Dolphins did measure Moss at 6'3 3/8".....the 6'3 5/8" was a typo by me. Everyone else had him anywhere from 6'3 3/4" to 6'4". So,...I gotta assume Other teams & his proday where morning workouts...and Miami must have worked him out & measured him in the evening.

Okay, that makes sense. It's kind of funny how they try to call him 6'5" durring games sometimes. Out of curiousity, where do you get the team measurements from? That's good information.
RP said on 15/Jul/11
You are correct Matthew....Dolphins did measure Moss at 6'3 3/8".....the 6'3 5/8" was a typo by me. Everyone else had him anywhere from 6'3 3/4" to 6'4". So,...I gotta assume Other teams & his proday where morning workouts...and Miami must have worked him out & measured him in the evening.
Alex said on 13/Jul/11
What do you think Big Ben Roethlisbergers's midday-evening height is. He was measured 6'4 7/8 at the combine. Hes def 6'5 or slightly more right out of bed I bet. At the lowest he may drop to 6'4 1/2 at night.
Alex said on 13/Jul/11
These guys get measured in the morning but could be withina couple hours of waking so they wont be at their maximum height anyway. Probably around 1/4 inch less. You'll lose 1/4 inch fast after waking up I think.
Alex said on 13/Jul/11
The 6'5 1/2 is probably his morning height. Hes a solid 6'5 for sure. He probably only hits 6'5 in the evening/night and 6'5 and change in the afternoon.
Mr. R said on 12/Jul/11
I saw Peyton years ago in New York, and he is definitely over 6-5. He was literally head and shoulders above the crowd.
Viper said on 10/Jul/11
I wonder how Chad Johnson is looking taller than Terrell Owens here. Click Here
Mathew said on 23/Jun/11
Rob, I don't know if you've seen this but Peyton Manning's official draft measurement is 6'5.25". Maybe in light of this .25" should be lowered.
[Editor Rob: yes I'll put it at the measurement height of 5.25]
Viper said on 21/Jun/11
Brady was measured at 6-4 3/8, so 6-4 and change at least.

Peyton might have a footwear advantage or something.
The Horse of FUNK said on 20/Jun/11
If I recall correctly, Tom Brady was measured at 6'4" at the combine and they measure to the decimal.
Mathew said on 20/Jun/11
JJ says on 19/Jun/11
Peyton Manning has a solid 1.5 inches on tom brady, reason being Peyton Manning is 6'5.25 and Tom Brady is 6'3.5
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It is just very very obvious Tom Brady is not a legit 6'4, he doesn't look 6'4 with anyone,

If you want to question Brady's height, Drew Bledsoe is the best measuring stick. He always made Brady look 6'3" MAX, of course Bledsoe's also said to have been 6'6" and not 6'5" as he always insisted on being listed.
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Of course, all that has to be reconciled with this:
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Mathew said on 20/Jun/11
JJ says on 19/Jun/11
Woah Mathew really can't judge height, Tom brady looks at least two inches shorter than Vince here with standing closer to the camera as well, even with brady straightened there would still be at least a inch here Click Here

That is a laughably bad pic for judging height.
Mathew said on 18/Jun/11
JJ says on 21/May/11
could your tongue be any further up tom brady's ass matthew?, for starters you don't even no which pictures i'm talking about, and that picture you posted isn't fairer because vince is OBVIOUSLY leaning back there, so dropping posture LOOK AGAIN CAREFULLY Click Here
That is not what a man looks like when he is standing straight

Wow, just cause I think Brady is only 1/4" - 1/8" shorter than Vaughn all that? Jeez. I'm not persauded by your argument anyways, the pic says enough, Vaughn ain't much taller than Brady.
Mathew said on 17/Jun/11
RP says on 7/Jun/11
As for Randy Moss....he skipped the combine. And had individual workouts for teams and a Pro Day on Marshall's campus. Here is some stuff on Moss. His Pro Day he was 6'4" & 202 lbs...The Dolphins measured him at 6'3 5/8" & 196 lbs....The Cowboys measured him at 6'3 3/4" & 201 lbs...the Raiders had him at 6'3 7/8" & 200 lbs...and The Vikings had him at 6'4" & 198 lbs. Guess some teams got him in the morning & others measured him in the evening. He now plays at 212-215.

No. Moss was measured at 6-03,3 which according to you is 6'3 3/8".
RP said on 7/Jun/11
As for Randy Moss....he skipped the combine. And had individual workouts for teams and a Pro Day on Marshall's campus. Here is some stuff on Moss. His Pro Day he was 6'4" & 202 lbs...The Dolphins measured him at 6'3 5/8" & 196 lbs....The Cowboys measured him at 6'3 3/4" & 201 lbs...the Raiders had him at 6'3 7/8" & 200 lbs...and The Vikings had him at 6'4" & 198 lbs. Guess some teams got him in the morning & others measured him in the evening. He now plays at 212-215.
RP said on 7/Jun/11
Idiots!....The NFL uses the units of 8 when listing measurements....Duh!! 6-04,1 would be 6'4 1/8"...6-04,2 would be 6'4 1/4".....6-04,3 would be 6'4 3/8"...6-04,4 would would be 6'4 1/2"...6-04,5 would be 6'4 5/8"...6-04,6 would be 6'4 3/4" and finally 6-04,7 would be 6'4 7/8". And in The Brady & Kobe face to face meeting Kobe was about 1/4"-1/2" taller "we just don't know Tom's footwear that night.
RP said on 7/Jun/11
Tom Brady was 6'4 3/8" barefoot'd and 211 lbs at his NFL Rookie combine. He now plays at about 222, 223. Peyton was 6'5 1/4" barefoot & 227 lbs at his NFL combine and now plays at 232-235.
Mathew said on 16/May/11
JJ says on 11/May/11
Tom brady sure does not look 6'4, compared to 6'4/6'5 vaughn he looks 6'3.5 in comparison has to be said, i'm pretty sure tom brady was measured in the morning

That's bunk. I'm sick of everyone using that one stupid picture, this one is way fairer. Click Here
Brady is almost the same height as Vince Vaughn (who is 6'4.5").
Viper said on 12/May/11
Remember, Kobe Bryant basically looked the same height as Brady, and some think Kobe is over 6-5.
Viper said on 12/May/11
Brady was measured at 6-4 3/8 in the morning probably. I doubt he dips under 6-4.
Larc 6 ft 1.5 in said on 26/Apr/11
Maria Sharapova looks 6'1 flat next to him, she reachs just under his eyes with the top of her head.
Clay said on 25/Mar/11
Yeah Moss is more 6'3''.
Viper said on 1/Mar/11
Moss always looked shorter than 6-4 Tom Brady
Mathew said on 27/Feb/11
Additionally to Manning's 6'5.25" height, Randy Moss although commonly called 6'4" or 6'5" is really only 6'3.25": Click Here
Mathew said on 26/Feb/11
The NFL heights are usually decent, Manning is 6'5.25" as his pre-draft measurement states: Click Here
You get the occasional odd situation like where Steve Young being listed at 6'2" and Drew Bledsoe at 6'5" for a supposed 3" difference in height when in reality it is a whopping 6" difference (Young is 6'0" and Bledsoe 6'6").
Anonymous said on 30/Jan/11
Viper says on 29/Jan/11
This says Im right. Click Here

That's just the opinion of the guy who wrote that site. Couchscout has guys at .8 and .9 How do you explain that?
Viper said on 29/Jan/11
This says Im right. Click Here
John said on 21/Jan/11
Viper actually we're both wrong. Every decimal is represented from 0 to 9...Doesn't make sense to me...there must be some bad rounding or rounding in some cases and not others.
Viper said on 19/Jan/11
Why would they round up like that
Anonymous said on 19/Jan/11
Viper no you're wrong. Heights are to the nearest 1/8 at the combine and then rounded up. 6'4 1/4=6'4.25 which rounds up to 6'4.3. 6'4 3/8 would= 6'4.375 which would be 6'4.4.
linke said on 15/Jan/11
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In sprint ad he says 6'5,230
Viper said on 7/Jan/11
6'4.3 is really 6'4 3/8

And I think he usually looks 6'4
Mathew said on 6/Jan/11
In this pic is says 6043 as his height.
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I assume it means 6'4 1/4", 211 lbs. If he really is that tall, he doesn't have the best posture. He looks more like 6'3" a lot of the time around other guys.
Jacob said on 5/Jan/11
Actually Combine stats, except for the 40 yards time, are very accurate. I was unfortunate to assist the 2008 combine, and let me tell you, these kids are treated like cattle. As for Brady's combine height, he was listed at 6.046. That's 6'4". I don't know how much the "6" stands for. By the way, the USA needs to adopt the metric system.
Mathew said on 26/Dec/10
Viper says on 25/Dec/10
Actually Tom was measured at 6-4 3/8 exactly

Are you sure? I know he was listed at 6'4.3", I thought .2" - .3" was 1/4, .4" was 3/8. Either way, we know pretty much how tall he is within 1/8". He claims he's 6'5".
Viper said on 25/Dec/10
Actually Tom was measured at 6-4 3/8 exactly
Mathew said on 23/Dec/10
Additionally:
Brett Favre is 6' 2 3/8", Tom Brady is 6'4.25", and Drew Bledsoe is 6'6".
Mathew said on 23/Dec/10
I found Peyton's pre-draft measurements, hopefully this ends the debate on his height.
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6 foot 5 and a quarter inch tall, 230 pounds.
Pro said on 10/Dec/10
I've seen him stand next to other QBs listed 6-5. He is either 6-6/6-7 or they are 6-3, 6-4. I think he is 6-6 coz he looks as tall as Joe Flacco who I think is the tallest QB in the nfl right now.
Clay said on 30/Nov/10
Favre was measured 6'2.5 when he was 21.

Little brother Eli is at least 6'4''.
Legend said on 4/Nov/10
He might be close to 6'5 flat, I wouldn't rule out 6'4.75 and his brother is barely 6'4, if that.
Viper said on 1/Nov/10
LordKevin says on 26/Oct/09
I have recently come to question the accuracy of Combine heights. They are apparently obtained very quickly, and 'without' the use of a stadiometer.

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Looks accurate enough to me
Viper said on 1/Nov/10
Brett Farve is a legit 6'2. He looks taller than other guys listed at 6'2 on his own team, like 6'2 listed Tavarris Jackson.
Viper said on 10/Oct/07
They put a block your head fom what Ive seen.
Alex said on 10/Oct/07
I wonder how they measure you. If its one of those laser height machines which can be off a lot of the time. Or is it done by measuring tape or something else.
Viper said on 10/Oct/07
The NFL doesnt measure you in shoes btw.
Viper said on 10/Oct/07
Well, couchscout had him at 6-0 1/4. And Warrick Dunn is closer to 5-7.
Schnouzer Breath said on 10/Oct/07
think Mike Vick's height (ookie, lol) is with shoes; he always looked like the smallest guy on the field besides Warwick Dunn. the consensus here in the ATL was always, he was really just under six foot. Hey Hey Hey looks 6-5ish tops (not quite 6-6 methinks)
Jack is back said on 9/Oct/07
Drew Brees is actually 6'0 1/2. Rex Grossman is a just a legit 6'1.
Alex said on 9/Oct/07
I'm suprised he was rounded down to 6'5 then up to 6'6.
Viper said on 9/Oct/07
6-5 1/2.
Alex said on 8/Oct/07
Viper, what was Byron Leftwich measured at? I wasn't sure whether it was 6'5 1/2 or 6'6.
RW said on 8/Oct/07
and how tall is rex grossman or drew brees? they are listed at 6' but not sure if they are legit 6 footers
Viper said on 8/Oct/07
"question for VIPER: where did you read that mike vick is measured at 6.025? hes listed as 6 foot even so you figure his real height would be 5 10.5 5 11ish..."

Couchscout.com had Mike Vick at a measured 6-0.2
Viper said on 8/Oct/07
Drew Bledsoe is 6-5 max. Jamarcus Russel i 6-5 1/2 max.
Vince said on 8/Oct/07
Remember Dan McGwire, Mark's brother? He played for the Seahawks. He was 6'8". Tallest NFL QB ever.
cantstop25 said on 8/Oct/07
stragne he gets listed at 6'5" drew bledsoe listed 6'5" however id bet hes taller then peyton
Anonymous said on 7/Oct/07
He is the exact same height as Vince Carter then.
Alex said on 7/Oct/07
Leftwich is listed at 6'6. I believe he was measured at 6'5 1/2 or something.
Ball-A-Hallic said on 7/Oct/07
Alex they say JaMarcus Russell is the tallest QB he was listed at 6'6 and i think measured at like 6'61/4 or 6'6.5 and i think leftwich is just 6'5
Alex said on 7/Oct/07
Mike Vick is exactly my height then. He can look taller than that sometimes.
Drew Brees is listed at 6'0. His exactly height is probably anywhere from 5'11 3/4 to 6'0 1/2.
PMfan said on 7/Oct/07
that is weird. The nfl has him listed as 6 foot 5 so i thought his real barefoot height would be like 6 3.5 or 6 4 maybe because i know sports round up alot. there is no way they would round down. i believe he is 6 4ish. oh and a question for VIPER: where did you read that mike vick is measured at 6.025? hes listed as 6 foot even so you figure his real height would be 5 10.5 5 11ish...
Viper said on 7/Oct/07
Actually Mike Vick is a measured 6-0 1/4.
Alex said on 6/Oct/07
The tallest QB is Byron Leftwich at 6'6.
Schnouzer Breath said on 5/Oct/07
dave, you are right on the money about Garcia, about 5-11 to 6 ft., just like Mike L. Vick, Tiger Woods, Elvis, etc. etc.
Matt Thomas said on 4/Oct/07
Actually Alex the average height for an NFl Qb is 6 foot 3 inches.
dave said on 4/Oct/07
Josh, I met Jeff Garcia in Calgary...where he played minor pro before going to San Fran. I was 5'9'' at the time, he was about 2 or 3 inches taller.
Alex said on 4/Oct/07
Most NFL QBs are 6'4-6'5.
antron said on 3/Oct/07
I think he mentions something like "If you like 6'5" quarterbacks with a lightning arm..." in a commercial
Alex said on 2/Oct/07
JK, you have tall uncles I assume then?
Either way at not even 17 yet I think you'll be 6'5 or a bit taller.
Jack is back said on 2/Oct/07
Eli is i think is 6'4.5 but he's listed as 6'4 in the NFL, remember him being listed as 6'5 in Ole Miss. He looks a inch shorter than Peyton in the commercials they make together.
6'3.5'' JK said on 1/Oct/07
I measured in the afternoon, my dad is 5'10'' Alex, is Elisha Manning also 6'5''?
Alex said on 1/Oct/07
JK, you measured what time of the day?
But thats pretty tall. You should end up hitting 6'5 by 18-19 I think.
How tall is your dad?
6'3.5'' JK said on 1/Oct/07
Im still 16 Alex, yeah i measured and was 192cms
Alex said on 1/Oct/07
JK, so you're now 6'3.5? How old are you again?
6'3.5'' JK said on 1/Oct/07
Looks 6'5.5''
Viper said on 1/Oct/07
Garcia might be 6-0 on a good day, maybe.
Josh said on 1/Oct/07
Does any one know how tall Jeff Garcia is? 5'11 or 6'0 I canīt believe hes listed at 6'1 haha.
Jack is back said on 29/Sep/07
Peyton Manning's head alone is 6'5
Josh said on 28/Sep/07
He looks a bit over 6'5 like 196cm and yeah hes pretty tall.
RW said on 27/Sep/07
who really gives a damn once you are past 6'4! this guy is obviously just huge. i believe his 6'5.5 claim. he is one of the biggest QBs in the NFL
Alex said on 26/Sep/07
He is listed at 6'5 on NFL.com. They rounded down instead of up. Well if he's 6'5 1/4 then they would but if you're such and such height and 1/2 then you have a choice to be rounded up or down.
Eric Bonacchi said on 25/Sep/07
he also said that he says 6 ft. 5.5 in because "it sounds more athletic than saying a full 6'6 because that just makes you sound slow". He continues to say "thats something that Drew Bledsoe taught me. Not sure exactly where i read that but i will look for it.
Viper said on 25/Sep/07
Thing is there was a link off CNN.com that had him at 6-5 1/4.
Alex said on 24/Sep/07
I believe it and sure looks it.

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