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PLAYERS: Johnny Manziel

The college football season is just a couple of days away and Texas A&M is supposed to be on the verge on what could be the schools greatest season ever. But the focus is not on the football, as it remains to be Johnny Manziel and the NCAA investigation into whether or not last year’s Heisman Trophy winner received financial benefits for signing memorabilia. The NCAA turned it up a notch this past weekend, according to a report from ESPN’ Travis Haney. BREAKING: NCAA officials met Sunday with Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel, a source familiar with the investigation told me Monday. — Travis Haney (@TravHaneyESPN) August 27, 2013 Source said NCAA investigators questioned Manziel on Sunday for nearly 6 hours. It's unclear whether additional questioning is necessary. — Travis Haney (@TravHaneyESPN) August 27, 2013 It three weeks ago that ESPN first reported the NCAA had begun an investigation in Manziel. The first report stemmed from an incident that took place before the BCS National Championship, where Manziel allegedly signed autographs for memorabilia broker. If Manziel did accept payment, he would be in guilty of NCAA Bylaw — accepting money for promoting or advertising the commercial sale of a [...]

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  • The NCAA is the scourge of college athletics. It is designed to enslave athletes and to insure maximum profit for everyone else on the athletes backs. End the NCAA!!! Now!!

Report: Johnny Manziel found not guilty of taking money; gets suspended

According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will face a punishment, but the NCAA claims that there is zero proof that be accepted money for signing autographs. Manziel 1st half suspension "closes the book" on Manziel/autograph saga. NCAA acknowledges Manziel did not accept money, source said — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) August 28...

Johnny Football has been suspended for the first half of Rice

Johnny Football has been quite the topuc this summer. After winning the Heisman, Johnny Manziel has been the subject of several ESPN episodes.  Well today the star quarterback was suspended for the first half of the Rice game which will be played on Saturday. @Haudricourt: Johnny Manziel suspended for first half of A&M’s season opener […]

Report: Manziel suspended for a half

Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel reportedly has been suspended for only the first half of the team's season opener against Rice.

Johnny Manziel autograph goes for $525 at the Cowboys kickoff luncheon

According to Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram,  Johnny Manziel’s autograph went for top dollar at the Cowboys kickoff luncheon. Johhny Manziel's autograph went for $525 at Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon. — Charean Williams (@NFLCharean) August 28, 2013 This is exactly why Manziel may have taken money from brokers to sign memorabilia.  He knows how much his name...

Manziel meets with NCAA, denies taking autograph money

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel met with the NCAA on Sunday and denied allegations he took money for signing autographs's Bruce Feldman reports citing sources close to the Heisman Trophy winner. Feldman confirmed that NCAA investigators met with Manziel on Sunday for about 5 1/2 hours first reported by ESPN. According to the source much of the NCAA'...

NCAA to Make Johnny Manziel Recommendation on Wednesday

It looks like the Texas A&M Faithful will find out what the future holds for the team and quarterback Johnny Manziel sooner rather than later. News on the NCAA investigation into the pay-for-autographs scandal is expected to come on Wednesday. John Lopez, a radio personality for Sports Radio 610 is reporting that the NCAA will make its recommendations concerning Johnny...

Texas A&M won't address Manziel situation Tuesday

With kickoff for Texas A&M's football season just five days away, Texas A&M is still mum on the status of starting quarterback Johnny Manziel. It doesn't look like that's going to change Tuesday when the Aggies have their weekly media luncheon for the Saturday game against Rice. "The focus of our coaches and student-athletes is solely on preparing for Rice...

Johnny Manziel tops’s 2013 preseason Heisman Straw Poll

Texas A&M sophomore Johnny Manziel might be at odds with the NCAA, but he’s still in good standing with Heisman voters. The returning Heisman winner starts the 2013 season right where he left off the last one: atop the HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll. This year’s preseason version of the weekly survey saw the Aggies quarterback […]

Manziel Questioned, Waiting Fate

Last year Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was unheard of and was not even the projected starter.  After proving the pundits wrong and winning some big games, Manziel became an instant celebrity capping off a remarkable season with the Heisman Trophy. Since the Cotton Bowl victory, Manziel has struggled with his new found glory. Most notably, Manziel is facing allegations...

Aggies mum about Manziel's status

Johnny Football was the elephant in the room Tuesday at Texas A&M. The seventh-ranked Aggies head into Saturday's home opener against Rice with questions still swirling about whether Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel will play against the Owls. The NCAA is investigating whether he was paid for his autograph, a potential violation of amateurism rules that...

Johnny Manziel suspended for first half of season opener.

Our long national nightmare is over. The NCAA and Texas A&M have reportedly come to an "agreement" where Aggies' starting quarterback Johnny Manziel will serve a one-half suspension during the season opener against Rice. This comes after the NCAA investigated the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner for allegedly signing sports memorabilia for money. (via ESPN)

Johnny Manziel Suspended for First Half of Opening Game Against Rice

The NCAA finally threw the book at Johnny Manziel on Wednesday, but they didn’t throw it very hard. Manziel has been suspended for the first half of Texas A&M’s season opener against Rice this weekend, according to multiple reports. Neither the school nor the NCAA have confirmed the suspension. With the punishment, the NCAA will reportedly conclude its investigation into...

Report: Johnny Manziel Gets Grilled by NCAA for 5 1/2 Hours, Denies Taking Money for Autographs

Deny, deny, deny. That’s the strategy Johnny Football is taking this college football season. Johnny Manziel has been under a lot of scrutiny recently for allegations that he accepted money in exchange for signing autographs during the offseason. Manziel met with the NCAA to discuss the allegations for 5 1/2 hours on Sunday, and he denied ever accepting any money in return, according...

Texas A&M to honor late teammate with awesome helmet decal

The 2013 Texas A&M Aggies will honor one of their fallen teammates with a great helmet decal this season, the school announced this week. Though all the Johnny Manziel drama has taken up most of the headlines this offseason, the saddest news from A&M this summer came when redshirt freshman defensive tackle Polo Manukainiu died in a car accident along with two friends in...

Rice-Texas A&M Preview

Johnny Football was the elephant in the room Tuesday at Texas A&M. The seventh-ranked Aggies head into Saturday's home opener against Rice with questions still swirling about whether Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel will play against the Owls. The NCAA is investigating whether he was paid for his autograph, a potential violation of amateurism rules that...
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