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In the weeks since winning the Heisman Trophy, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel’s fame and publicity has risen to an almost Rob Gronkowski-esque level. And that’s making the higher-ups in College Station a little nervous.
A&M athletic director Eric Hyman sat down with Manziel’s parents this past weekend to discuss the redshirt freshman’s public image after a string of appearances on the online gossip website TMZ.com, Brent Zwerneman of the San Antonio Express-News reports.
“I told them he’s no longer a freshman, and he’s no longer a sophomore, junior or senior,” Hyman said. “He is a ‘Heisman.’”
Manziel, who capped his Heisman campaign by accounting for 516 total yards and four touchdowns in a 41-13 rout of Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl, first made off-field headlines on Dec. 20 when he was called out by TNT analyst Steve Kerr for sitting courtside at a Mavericks-Heat game in Dallas. That attention turned to national scrutiny when a photo of Manziel holding a fistful of cash
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Johnny Manziel has gone from a relatively unknown college football player to a celebrity athlete in a matter of months. His legend grew after he helped Texas A&M beat national champion Alabama at Tuscaloosa in November, and his celebrity status was cemented after he won the Heisman Trophy in December. With the increased fame has come increased scrutiny. Manziel has made headlines...
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There may not be a more controversial Heisman Trophy winner than Johnny Manziel. The Heisman QB has embraced his celebrity status to its fullest potential. Manziel has been spotted at NBA sidelines, casinos, to hanging out with celebrities. This stardom has lead Johnny to take extreme criticism from every angle, during the Dallas Mavericks-Miami Heat … Continue reading »
Hey, nobody said he had to grow up all in one day. Johnny Manziel got the last laugh on all those who have been on his case since a photo was taken of him being 20 years old at a Casino in Oklahoma. While visiting a Connecticut hospital, Manziel posed with a young cancer patient for a photo op, and the two of them flashed some play money for the camera. Manziel then posted it on...
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel said he’s still trying to deal with his newfound celebrity status since he became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. “I'm still learning stuff every day and adjusting to what it’s like because I’m not used to it,” Manziel told FOX26 Sports Director Mark Berman in Houston. It was Manziel’s first interview since...
Johnny Manziel is everywhere these days. Since winning the Heisman Trophy, he’s been courtside at a Mavericks game, in a casino with wads of cash, in a club poppin’ bottles, and in the news being scolded for all of it. Adding to his legends are these two lovely ladies. It’s a safe bet to … Continue reading »
From the "things you knew were going to happen department" comes word that Texas A&M athletic director Eric Hyman sat down and had a little chat with Aggie starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's parents. The subject of the conversation: How Johnny needs to learn how to handle his new fame and responsibility as a Heisman Trophy-winner...
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has a whirlwind college experience. - Arrested in July 2011 - Won starting QB job at A&M - Became a sensation during the season and was dubbed Johnny Football - Led A&M to a road win against #1 Alabama - Finished the season with 11 wins - Won the Heisman - Did the late night thing … with Megan Fox - Sat courtside at NBA game - Had...
It’s never too early to prognosticate in the world of sports, so it should surprise nobody that CBS Sports has released its first set of preseason power rankings for the 2013 college football season just over a week after the 2012 campaign’s conclusion.
What may surprise some, however, is the team that sits atop these rankings.
The Aggies of Texas A&M, fresh off a Heisman...
Johnny Manziel – Out of all the players that performed on the collegiate level this year, Johnny Football was by far superior to the rest. He took his Aggies into Tuscaloosa and defeated the two-time National Champion, Alabama Crimson Tide. Throughout his season of dominance, Manziel captured the Heisman Trophy finishing eight votes ahead of Notre Dame’s Manti...