Found December 10, 2012 on
Crystal Ball Run:
With a few days left until bowl games kick off, it is a relatively slow week in the world of college football. Well, except in College Station, TX, where Kevin Sumlin just put a new toy under the Christmas tree for Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Johnny Manziel.
That toy is Ricky Seals-Jones, the top high school wide receiver in the country who on Monday, announced via Twitter that he was taking his talents to College Station to play for Texas A&M.
The news was hardly surprising, although it was significant.
For Seals-Jones, the 6’5, 230 lb. monster receiver from Sealy, TX had long ago narrowed his college choice down to A&M and LSU, after electing to decommit from the Texas Longhorns in the spring. And given that Seals-Jones took three separate trips to College Station this season, it seemed like more a matter of “if” and not “when” he’d elect to give a verbal commitment to the Aggies.
Still, the news is significant none the less.
Even before ...
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Johnny Manziel mania has officially gotten out of hand. The local Hungry Howie's in College Station is offering "The Johnny Pizza" - a pizza with a Heisman Trophy pose made out of pepperoni. It gets a A for artistic achievement, but a C- in customer satisfaction. Face it, who wants a pepperoni pizza with the pepperoni not evenly distributed on the pizza? Thought so. (via SB*Nation)
Johnny Manziel has done it again. A few days removed from receiving the most coveted trophy in college football, Johnny has landed the second most coveted prize……a hot model. Apparently Johnny Football is dating Texas A&M undergrad and model Sarah Savage. So what’s next for this kid? Pretty sure it doesn’t matter now. Check out Sarah [...]
Texas A&M freshman Johnny Manziel is the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner. He’s the first freshman to win the award. His numbers were better than Cam Newton’s when Newton won the award, whose numbers were better than Tim Tebow’s when he won. It really shouldn’t have been as close as it was. While Manziel won by a decent margin, he was easily the best player in the country and...
Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC, and nothing but the SEC.
Thanks, but no thanks.
USC linebacker coach Tee Martin turns down an offer to return to alma mater Tennessee as a part of new Vols head football coach Butch Martin's coaching staff. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)
New Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema adds Chris Ash, his defensive coordinator...
Is there no end in sight? Is there anybody who is not cashing in on Johnny Football mania (besides Johnny Manziel himself, of course)?
Now there's a pizza. A restaurant called Hungry Howie's in College Station, Texas, has crafted a pizza with pepperonis arranged into the silhouette of a football player in a Heisman-like pose. It's called "The Johnny Pizza."...
Johnny Manziel was understandably wide-eyed, but he certainly didn't look, or sound, like a freshman as he hugged his parents, said a few calming words to his tearful dad, John Paul, and coolly strolled to the stage to accept the Heisman Trophy on Saturday.
He also didn't appear flustered or sound like he was new to addressing a crowd when he offered a polished and selfless...
No one knows exactly what winning the Heisman Trophy requires. We do have an idea of what you can't do.
You can't play just defense. Unless you're Archie Griffin, you can't win it twice. You can't be an offensive lineman.
You couldn't win it as a freshman until Saturday night, when Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel snagged the award in a decisive...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Johnny Football just got himself a way cooler nickname: Johnny Heisman.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, taking college football's top individual prize Saturday night after a record-breaking debut.
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o finished a distant second and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein...
He’s Johnny Heisman now. There is a lot to like about Johnny Manziel, and our universe has been infatuated with everything he’s done in his breakthrough season. His first name rhymes with iconic actor Denzel Washington, he was a backup quarterback and YouTube sensation at one point.
It finally was a moment when Manziel arrived at Texas A&M, where he made a statement and cemented...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Heisman Trophy history suggests it will never get better for Johnny Manziel than it did this season. In the 78-year history of the Heisman, only one player has one more than one: Ohio State's Archie Griffin in 1974 and 75.
But even if another Heisman is not in Johnny Football's his future, there's still plenty left for Johnny Football and Texas A&...
The latest results of the Discover Fan Loyalty Poll asked the question if college football fans would rather receive gifts this Holiday season as per usual, or if they would forego receiving presents in order to watch their favorite team win the BCS Championship. In a very close vote, 46 percent of fans opted for presents, while 42 percent said they would trade in all of their Holiday...
Quarterback - Johnny Manziel, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, Texas A&M.
Running backs - Montee Ball, senior, 5-11, 215, Wisconsin; Ka'Deem Carey, sophomore, 5-10, 197, Arizona.
Tackles - Luke Joeckel, junior, 6-6, 310, Texas A&M; Taylor Lewan, junior, 6-8, 309, Michigan.
Guards - Chance Warmack, senior, 6-3, 320, Alabama...