As we wait for the first round of the 2016 NFL draft to get underway, Gatorade is celebrating the career of the first overall pick from 18 years ago.

Of course, that pick was Peyton Manning. Over the course of his legendary career, Manning made it a priority to write heartfelt letters to those who made any sort of impact on his life, such as teammates, rivals, friends, coaches, and even star athletes from other sports. Now, Gatorade is paying tribute to him using words from some of the letters he wrote.

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