Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 8/28/13
The NCAA has concluded that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel did not accept money in exchange for autographs. Texas A&M has announced that the reigning Heisman Trophy winner will miss the first half of the team’s season opener against Rice as a school-imposed suspension. Despite what seemed like strong evidence that Manziel had been paid by memorabilia dealers to sign autographs, the NCAA has determined that he didn’t actually receive money. The organization met with Manziel for approximately six hours on Sunday on Texas A&M’s campus before making the determination. The NCAA and Texas A&M reportedly came to an agreement that his suspension for the first half of the Rice game would be enough and would close the book on the investigation. While this might be over in the eyes of the NCAA, you can bet people will continue to discuss it until Manziel leaves college football. Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin has said junior Matt Joeckel or freshman Kenny Hill will...
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