Found August 08, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Johnny Manziel
Texas A&M knows it will open its season against Rice on Saturday, Aug. 31, but its starting quarterback for that game may be in doubt. Defending Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel is reportedly being investigated by the NCAA for receiving compensation for signing autographs, which is a violation of NCAA Bylaw As a result, his eligibility for this season is up in the air. But Manziel’s newly hired attorney, Jim Darnell, tried to put an end to these questions on Thursday when he predicted to USA Today that his client will be the Aggies’ quarterback for the season opener. “I can’t say much,” Darnell said, “other than we’re working through the process. He’s cooperating with the investigation. We think when all this comes out on the other end, he’ll be the starting quarterback for the Aggies against Rice.” Darnell also confirmed to USA Today that he will represent Manziel while the NCAA investigates the allegations surrounding the quarterback. Darnell has experience when ...

Johnny Manziel, family hire attorney

Johnny Manziel and his family reportedly have hired a prominent attorney amid allegations the Aggies quarterback was compensated for signing autographs.

Johnny Manziel’s parents are selling their home near Texas A&M’s campus

Either this is a sign that Johnny Manziel might be leaving Texas A&M early or his parents want a new house, since it’s now on the market, according to Larry Brown Sports. The Manziel’s, Paul and Michelle, bought the home in June 2011 to be closer to their son during his college career, per The four bedroom/3.5 bathroom home is located in Bryan, Texas, which is...

Johnny Manziel’s attorney sounds confident his client won’t lose his eligibility, says he’ll play against Rice

With the allegations surrounding Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel after he was recently accused by a few autograph brokers of accepting money to sign autographs,  his attorney is confident his client will play in the Aggies’ season opener against Rice, according to USA TODAY Sports. Johnny Manziel’s attorney predicts the Heisman winner won’t miss any playing time as...

Manziel's parents selling A&M home

Is this a sign that Johnny Manziel is leaving Texas A&M for the NFL after the season? His parents are selling their College Station home.

Johnny Man-ziel down- Offseason recap of the Heisman Trophy winner

  Johnny Manziel may need to rethink his decision making before it’s all over for the reigning Heisman Trophy winner.   Winning the Heisman trophy in December was the perfect ending to Johnny Manziel’s 2012 campaign — one of the most impressive freshman seasons in college football history. Yet it was just the beginning to one of the most memorable, disappointing offseasons...

Report: Johnny Football’s Attorney Thinks Manziel Will Start Opening Day

Twitter/@JManziel2 Johnny Manziel’s attorney is confident that we’ll be seeing the Texas A&M quarterback on the field this season – from day one. Jim Darnell, recently hired by the Manziel family, told USA TODAY Sports that he believes his client won’t miss any time this season. Manziel is currently under investigation by the NCAA for potentially profiting off of autographs...

Texas A&M continues to gather facts in Manziel case

While Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel continues to practice with the Texas A&M football team, the school continues the process of trying to figure out whether or not its star quarterback will be playing this season. A&M, which is doing its own investigation into allegations that Manziel was paid for his signatures, realizes the football team opens the season Aug. 31...

Lawyer: Manziel could play opener

The attorney for Johnny Manziel says even if the NCAA investigation of the Heisman Trophy winner isn't completed by the start of the season the quarterback should be able to play in Texas A&M's first game. Jim Darnell, Manziel's El Paso, Texas-based attorney, says he has met with Manziel and his family, but provided few details about the status or nature of the investigation...

Texas A&M defense has questions of its own

There's no doubt the uncertainly surrounding the future of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel could have a huge impact on the Aggies' bid to become national championship contenders. But if the Aggies don't fill in some huge holes on defense, even if Manziel plays and once again puts up Heisman Trophy-type numbers, it might not matter much. The Aggies know that...

Schools clear Jadeveon Clowney and Braxton Miller from any wrongdoing

It seems almost as soon as the news hit that the NCAA was investigating Johnny Manziel for allegedly receiving money for signing autographs for a memorabilia broker, everyone started looking into other Heisman Trophy candidates for the 2013 college football season. Two of the names look at were South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and the other was new Heisman...

Johnny **** Face Strikes Back

No shirt.  No shoes.  No signature. Do you all remember Iceman’s shockingly epic rant against Johnny Manziel from two weeks ago? In case you missed it, here is the link. You would think that a completely objectionable man-child would love an equally objectionable man-child but you would be gravely mistaken. That tirade came after Juan Futbol’s hilarious exploits at the Manning...

Disaster Scenario? Top-ranked Alabama could be left out of SEC Championship Game. Here's how...

It's all pretty complicated. Photo: USA Today Sports The Alabama Crimson Tide appear to be the number one pick heading in to the 2013 college football season, which by the way is just under three weeks away. Already placed on top of the USA Today Coaches Poll, the Tide should be honored with the top billing from the Associated Press when the AP Top 25 is released and most...

Column: Is game's new 'it-boy' in over his head?

(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...
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