Originally written January 14, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
It sounds like someone on the College Station campus was listening to Mike Stoops last week when he made comments about the character and judgement of Texas A&M and Heisman Trophy winning QB, Johnny Manziel. Athletic Director for A&M, Eric Hyman, had a sitdown with Manzeil’s parents to discuss the star’s recent behavior and what is expected of him, now that he is in the limelight. “I told them he’s no longer a freshman, and he’s no longer a sophomore, junior or senior,” Hyman said Sunday. “He is a ‘Heisman.’” “It’s (about) education, and we’ve got to help the family and Johnny with the transition into being a Heisman award winner,” Hyman said. “There are things you have to learn, and we have to help him with that.” “That’s a special fraternity, but you also have to understand (Manziel) is 20 years old,” Hyman said. “It’s a tremendous responsibility — but it is a responsibility.” The conversation between the AD and the Manziels took place just one day after TMZ reported about their son partying in a Oklahoma casino, so it happened before Stoops made his personal assessment of the kid. Manziel also had posted a picture of himself fanning [...]
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