Johnny Manziel raised some eyebrows recently when he tweeted that he couldn’t wait to get out of College Station. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner apparently isn’t a happy where he is at Texas A&M and a new report has reinforced that.
According to The Dallas Morning News, Manziel nearly transferred away from Texas A&M before the 2012 season. He was arrested on June 29, 2012 for misdemeanor fighting, failure to identify and possession of fake IDs. He was suspended for the 2012 season as a result, but that suspension was later overturned on appeal.
In the aftermath he did express regret about the incident, but before the suspension was reversed, Manziel reportedly looked into transferring.
Manziel redshirted the 2011 season as a freshman, and it was generally assumed he would back up Jameill Showers in 2012, but “Johnny Football” won the starting job in August, just weeks before the season kicked off. The 20-year-old quarterback had a record-breaking redshirt freshman seaso...