Is you're planning to make your next million off of Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's hideous nickname you may already be out of luck. The school is working with the Manziel family to trademark "Johnny Football," and block any unauthorized use of what is the only nickname whiter than "Matty Ice."
"Texas A&M is working in concert with the Manziel family to
trademark the nickname," said Shane Hinckley, who is assistant vice
president of business development at the school and runs the Aggies'
The news comes less than two weeks after an organization called Kenneth
R. Reynolds Family Investments, based in College Station, Texas, filed
for the "Johnny Football" trademark. The namesake of the investment
company could be a former and since deceased Aggie booster of the same
name. A lawyer listed on the trademark filing did not return a call
seeking comment, but a university official confirmed the lawyer was not