Anyone concerned about Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel being worn down by the banquet tour following his historic December can rest easy.
The Heisman Trophy winner will be ready to go when the Aggies meet Oklahoma Jan. 4 in the AT&T Cotton Bowl (on FOX) in Arlington.
"Just getting back from the Leno show the other night, he got back in here the other day, he just said 'Hey coach, I'm ready to play some football,'" Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin said during Wednesday's Cotton Bowl teleconference. "He's through with all that. Fortunately we're out of school now. He can get back to just being with his teammates and practicing. Just talking with him yesterday, he looks excited to just be off the circuit, be back in the huddle calling plays."
Plenty has changed since Manziel and the Aggies (10-2) last played a game. Manziel won the Heisman, was named the Associated Press college football player of the year and has crisscrossed the country, mingling with Hollywood s...