Long before LeBron James made his decision to take his talents to South Beach, Peyton Manning made his decision to keep his talents on Rocky Top for one more year.

Manning passed up being the top pick in the 1997 NFL draft and millions of dollars to return to Tennessee for his senior season and chase a conference title and National Championship. The Volunteer football squad Manning returned to may have fallen short of a National title, but Manning's decision and performance cemented his legacy as one of the top athletes in University of Tennessee history.

In the first installment of Flashback Friday, Knox Vegas Vols gives you a look back at the Peyton Manning version of "The Decision."