Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Johnny Football finally got a chance to speak Monday. This was it, our first opportunity to hear from the quarterback himself why he feels he should win the Heisman Trophy. Turns out, he's not much of a lobbyist. Off the charts when he's got that ol' pigskin in his hands, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel sounds like just another boring QB when asked about his chances of becoming the first freshman to claim college football's highest individual honor. He says it would be ''a dream come true.'' (Boooring!) He says ''whatever is meant to happen will happen.'' (Give this man an award for cliches.) He deflects credit to his teammates and coaches, pointing out time and time again that none of his success would be possible without those around him. (Wake us when he's done.) That's OK. Nothing more really needs to be said. Johnny Football, meet Johnny Heisman. With a nod to Notre Dame defensive star Manti Te'o, a dominating linebacker with a bittersweet back story, Manziel's numbers ar...
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