Peyton is the father of twins, and while he's clearly over the moon about them, he doesn't come across as overly gooey or gushy. He strikes a tone that's caring but confident -- and that's kinda sexy.
Number 5: He's brainy without being a jerk about it
PM has a reputation for doing his homework -- studying longer and more intensely than any of his peers. But rather than get defensive, he embraces this persona with good humor, as in this ESPN clip in which he portrays the know-it-all ruler of the universe in the most likable sort of way. Wouldn't you love to pick that brain?
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