Jamie Naughright gives first TV interview about sex assault allegations against Peyton Manning

She was a trainer at the University of Tennessee when she says it took place.

Jamie Naughright, a former athletic trainer at the University of Tennessee who accused Peyton Manning of sexual harassment, spoke to CBS News' Inside Edition Monday about the allegations she's made against Manning.

Naughright said that Manning exposed himself to her in 1996, placing his genitals on her face while she was examining Manning for an apparent foot injury.

“I felt something on my face and Peyton had pulled his shorts down and sat his anus and his testicles on my face,” Naughright told Inside Edition, in what was her first TV interview.

In a deposition video from 2003, which was obtained by Inside Edition, Manning said he was trying to moon a friend – who was also in the room with Naughright – and that Naughright continued the examination of the bottom half of his foot after the incident.

Manning's attorney also provided a statement to CBS after Naughright's recent allegations, which said in part:

"When her claims were first investigated 21 years ago, she told a very different story. Her current account was invented several years later in connection with her first of several groundless litigations against Peyton. Most recently, she left Peyton’s mother a vulgar and extremely disturbing voicemail. Ms. Naughright should stop this abusive behavior.”

The full story from Inside Edition can be seen on their website.

A timeline of the case

The Associated Press released a report in 1998 that documented Naughright enduring "a long list of slights, affronts, embarrassments and, possibly, threats within the Volunteer athletic complex dating to 1990."

She ended up reaching a $300,000 settlement with the school.

A few years later in 2002, she filed a defamation case against Manning, claiming the Super Bowl winning quarterback and his father belittled her in an autobiography published by the younger Manning. This is where the deposition video comes from.

The New York Post said the case eventually reached a settlement.

In 2016, the case resurfaced again when a Title IX lawsuit was filed against the University of Tennessee.

Manning has repeatedly denied Naughright's claims, and police never investigated, ESPN said.

Next Up

Pixabay - laptop computer dark screen

Charges: Woodbury man had hundreds of child porn images on devices

He was arrested and charged with six felonies this week.

Dede Westbrook

Report: Dede Westbrook working out for Vikings

Westbrook could sign with the team if the workout goes well.

Flickr - State Patrol Minnesota trooper - uniform crop

State Patrol squad sustains major damage in crash at I-35 ramp in Sandstone

At least one person is injured, but we don't yet know who or how seriously.

school lunch

Free meals for kids available at 2,500 sites in Minnesota this summer

The state has teamed up with the USDA to provide healthy foods for all children in Minnesota.

695 grand avenue

St. Paul planners gives OK to 5-story development at Dixie's on Grand

The property would include four commercial spaces, but not Dixie's on Grand.

Screen Shot 2021-07-23 at 12.22.13 PM

Family identifies man who died at Menards in Golden Valley

Three people were "temporarily detained" at the Menards on Thursday, police say.

hovland 1

Gallery: Home near the Boundary Waters on the market for $1.1 million

The home's wall of windows affords views of McFarland Lake and the wilderness.

Pixabay - firefighter helmet

Firefighters find body in rubble after Princeton home explosion

Two others were also injured by the blast and fire Thursday.


Must see: TV reporter unknowingly interviews Adrian Peterson about traffic

Imagine being a TV reporter and randomly, unknowingly interviewing Adrian Peterson.

Must see: TV reporter unknowingly interviews Adrian Peterson about traffic

Imagine being a TV reporter and randomly, unknowingly interviewing Adrian Peterson.

MN senator under fire for tweet about Brett Kavanaugh sex assault allegation

He called the accuser self-righteous and said even if it's true, Kavanaugh was a teenager.

Report: Victim of alleged sex assault by billionaire is a U of M student

Reuters says the 21-year-old was assaulted after partying in Uptown.

9 fun tweets about the Browns' first win

Can we give LeBron credit? We should give LeBron credit.