Nobody asked Johnny Manziel about Nerlens Noel, and that's an important part of this story. Because of Twitter, we can see the thoughts of someone like Manziel in a way that is unmolested by the whole game of asking questions and planting ideas.
So Manziel, like the rest of us, saw that Kentucky's best basketball player, Nerlens Noel, blew out his knee and is out for the season. Noel is still expected to declare for June's NBA Draft, but he will not be healthy enough to play when next season starts and probably won't have all of his athletic ability back until about this time next year. The injury also comes just as this young Kentucky team was showing signs of putting it all together, so you can imagine all the things Noel must be feeling.
So can Manziel.
"Definitely keeping (Noel) in my prayers," he wrote on Twitter. "Scary injury tonight hate to see that happen to such a talented kid."
It's just simple empathy, from one great athlete to another. But it is scary, and it has ...