(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Remember those commercials that ran nonstop during the Final Four last spring, the ones in which the voice-over concluded, ''There are over 400,000 NCAA student-athletes - and just about all of us will be going pro in something other than sports''?
Well, here's hoping that Johnny Football beats the odds and makes it to the NFL someday. Because the kid is hopelessly amateurish at just about everything else.
The latest suggestion that college football's new ''it-boy'' was in over his head arrived via ESPN, with reports Johnny Manziel was essentially shaking down memorabilia dealers, swapping autographs for cash in clear violation of NCAA rules. No matter.
Considering how weak the NCAA is at the moment, and how well lawyered-up Texas A&M is already, the chances that an investigation will result in any meaningful punishment for player or school is practically nil. The Aggies hired the same firm - Lightfoot, Franklin and Whit...