Originally written on Boston's Bettah  |  Last updated 10/24/14
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Rob Gronkowski and Johnny Manziel make a lot of news for being “bros” off the football field Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel took college football by storm this season becoming the first Freshman in the history of college football to take home the Heisman trophy, honoring the best player in college football. Affectionately known as “Johnny Football”, Mr. Football was a play-maker extraordinaire at the quarterback position. He extended plays with his feet, created all the big plays for his team and showed up biggest when the lights were brightest, most notably in wins in Tuscaloosa and in the Cotton Bowl. There is also another side to Johnny Football a side that might be all too familiar to fans of the New England Patriots. Simply, dude is a bro, bro. Here are some “highlights” from Johnny Manziel’s freshman season in college station: Dressed up as Scooby-Doo for Halloween in college station and proceeded to do the “starting quarterback thing” and end up at what is either a strip club or a very loose definition of a Halloween party. I don’t know what that girl is dressing up as but bless her soul. Is a frequent in the Dallas night-club scene despite the fact that he is nineteen years old. For example, here is a picture of Johnny Manziel with a sparkler between his teeth. I get the sense that Manziel walks into a corner gas-station, puts a six pack of beer on the counter and nobody questions who he is, and if you didn’t get that, you clearly haven’t watched Varsity Blues enough. Had court-side tickets to a Dallas Mavericks game that he said “he bought” and got to hang out with NBA players like Lebron James. Sure Johnny, you bought those tickets, we believe you. In all seriousness, I have heard that is parents do have a bit of money so he might have a trust-fund somewhere. Rumors are the name of the game when it comes to Johnny Football. Went to a casino with some of his buddies and flashed the dolla-dolla for the cameras, wait, is that a Miami Heat hat? The dude is from Texas. BURN THE WITCH! Johnny Football certainly has been busy off the field, just like a certain tight-end that Patriots fans have come to know and love. Yes, I am talking about Rob Gronkowski. Last off-season, or what was affectionately known as “The Summer of Gronk”, Gronkowski completed all of the following: Got on the cover of ESPN The Magazines annual “Body Issue” where he went full Gronk. Went to a charity for the Boston Children’s hospital, followed by going to the after-party, downing a lot of drinks and ripping off his shirt and dancing. Going down to Spring Break in Panama City, ripping off his shirt and having pictures of himself beer-bonging with some random college kids. I’m also starting to notice a trend here. Making a video of himself doing push-ups in his house before playing a game of Madden against a Megatron action figure and then spiking that figure against the ground. The best part about that video was that Rob Gronkowski has a fathead of himself in his home. Went to one of the Barstool parties, removed his shirt, and danced by himself for a while. Again, notice the trend. Auctioned off the ability to party with Rob Gronkowski for charity.By the way, if you really want to party with Rob Gronkowski, just go to any hot club in Boston and just wait long enough. I’m sure he will show up and remove his shirt eventually. Went to the ESPY’s award show and allegedly went to the bathroom and asked a random patron, “Yo, crossies?” Learned about space. The similarities between Gronkowski and Manziel are similar in the sense that they both just seem to be “bros”. They are living life the way that any warm-blooded American man would love to live it. They have money, fame, woman, money, and a decent bit of notoriety that nobody bats an eye at because they are still so damn successful on the field. Manziel is just a freshman so he has a long way to go to reach the level that Rob Gronkowski has achieved over his years, but it seems like he is on the right track to being American’s most beloved NFL player.
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