Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Heisman Trophy Winner Johnny Manziel was seen sitting courtside for the Dallas Mavericks-Miami Heat game on Thursday Night.  This prompted TNT commentators to discuss whether or not it was an NCAA violation for him to be sitting there; as in whether or not the tickets were improper benefits given to him by someone else.  Manziel must have heard about this because he took to Twitter to respond.Bought myself a little birthday present tonight stop hating! #HEATvsMAVS— Johnny Manziel (@JManziel2) December 21, 2012No need to worry Aggies fans, your quarterback will be just fine.  Some others also said that Manziel’s family was doing just fine financially, and his parents probably got him the tickets.Johnny Manziel’s family is in the oil and real estate business. So, yeah … let’s not trip about him being courtside.— Brian Floyd (@BrianMFloyd) December 21, 2012It’s really too bad that we have gotten to the point where any time we see a collegiate athlete with something nice that we assume ...
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