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Latest Johnny Manziel Items
Authorities say an 18-year-old man was the driver in a single-car crash that killed Texas A&M freshman football player Polo Manukainiu (mah-NOO'-ky-uh-noo) and a friend who was joining the Utah football team this fall.
That rampant use of likenesses of current and former college athletes without compensation is at the heart of a long-running lawsuit against the NCAA and others. The case could transform college athletics and the NCAA's hasty exit from the Electronic Arts deal is the first significant ripple outside the courtroom.
Johnny Manziel strode into Southeastern Conference Media Days and was swarmed by hundreds of reporters and dozens of television cameras.
"I was not asked to leave. It was a mutual decision," Manziel said Wednesday at SEC Media Days. He said that while there were social events every night with the Mannings, he did not miss his meetings because of too much partying.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel says he missed activities at the Manning Passing Academy because he "overslept," and his absence had nothing to do with being out the night before.
Here are five things to know ahead of the Southeastern Conference's Media Days beginning Tuesday:
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor stemming from a 2012 bar fight near campus, closing a case that had dogged his Heisman Trophy-winning season.
The Heisman Trophy winner made a brief appearance in court Monday and admitted he failed to identify himself to police following an altercation in June 2012. As part of a plea deal, other charges against the 20-year-old, including disorderly conduct, were dismissed.
Unless it can be shown that up-tempo offenses lead to more injuries, Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury sees no reason to slow down the game with rule changes.