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Report: Johnny Manziel participated in two more autograph signings

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There’s yet another report alleging Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel participated in autograph signing sessions.

ESPN’s Outside The Lines reported Monday that Manziel, who won the 2012 Heisman Trophy, twice signed goods for memorabilia sellers in January — and that the signings were arranged by a memorabilia seller.

ESPN previously reported that Manziel took part in four separate signings. The NCAA is investigating Manziel in connection with those alleged events, ESPN reported last week.

A redshirt sophomore, Manziel would first be eligible for the NFL Draft in 2014.

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40 Responses to “Report: Johnny Manziel participated in two more autograph signings”
  1. Abattoir says: Aug 12, 2013 10:56 PM

    Johnny Football should be called Johnny Autograph.

  2. slizzyslizz says: Aug 12, 2013 10:59 PM

    He hasn’t even played a down of pro football and I’m already sick of him.

  3. tfbuckfutter says: Aug 12, 2013 11:04 PM

    Gonna challenge the eligibility rule?

    He’s like Maurice Clarett only instead of guns he’s armed with a pen.

    Or like Mike Williams, only he’s armed with a pen instead of donuts and pie.

  4. jaredo10 says: Aug 12, 2013 11:04 PM

    thanks for the update love the 24/7 sports news but this kid doesn’t deserve a storyline in the NFL section. just saying

  5. Stiller43 says: Aug 12, 2013 11:06 PM

    Guys a douche bag. He comes from a well off family…will make at LEAST a 500k in the first year of his rookie contract, yet he’s signing autographs for a few grand now?

    Just seems the type of person to go…”oh this is what you want? Okay, i’ll do the opposite and then shove it in your face.”

    There are much more mature and better players available than him…he’s just acting his way out of millions

  6. hockeyflow33 says: Aug 12, 2013 11:06 PM

    Who cares? I don’t know if it’s more ridiculous that ESPN reports this garbage or that the NCAA can dictate what you can and can’t sign.

  7. dalexander28 says: Aug 12, 2013 11:06 PM

    1 year wonder

  8. detectivejimmymcnulty says: Aug 12, 2013 11:06 PM

    This is a stupid rule, but it is still a rule. Does anyone think he didn’t sign for money? These autograph brokers are shady characters as well.

  9. gregmorris78 says: Aug 12, 2013 11:06 PM

    I don’t know why he wasn’t advised better

    Dumb

  10. nflsucker says: Aug 12, 2013 11:07 PM

    There are all sorts of ill-advised or corrupt actions one can take, but I can’t imagine anything worse than signing autographs.

    A. Hernandez

  11. nomoreseasontix says: Aug 12, 2013 11:17 PM

    I see he’s following the Pryor path to the NFL…

  12. richdaddy1231 says: Aug 12, 2013 11:18 PM

    Why is this pro football news? Johnny football plays for Texas A&M.

  13. bigsdawg says: Aug 12, 2013 11:23 PM

    I’m not sure why this belongs in NFL section, I look to see if it was in the COLLEGE FOOTBALL section and it wasn’t there…..where it belongs…

  14. ravenzombie says: Aug 12, 2013 11:24 PM

    The league should punish Manziel by forcing him to play for the browns. This would have him fade into obscurity and render all autographs worthless. Being forced to play in Cleveland would make all other college stars scared to even pick up a sharpie until 2 days after the draft.

  15. silentfreedom5 says: Aug 12, 2013 11:27 PM

    If the rules are wrong or right or if they should be changed doesnt matter here. What matters is if he broke them or not. If he did break them then he has to face the consequences.

  16. blackngold4life says: Aug 12, 2013 11:28 PM

    NCAA where you at now?? Unless he didn’t get paid that’s a violation right?

  17. 858bolts says: Aug 12, 2013 11:33 PM

    At this point I don’t even care any more. I just wanna see him play. So many kids probably do this and don’t get investigated.

  18. joneil66 says: Aug 12, 2013 11:35 PM

    How stupid can this kid be. After everything that went down with Bush and Newton you’d think he’d have more common sense. Wouldn’t the memorabilia sellers stand to gain from leaking this info? Doesn’t that make the memorabilia more valuable?

  19. thegreatgabbert says: Aug 12, 2013 11:39 PM

    Johnny don’t have any memory of memorabilia.

  20. ryann252013 says: Aug 13, 2013 12:01 AM

    J.O.K.E

  21. jsally430 says: Aug 13, 2013 12:26 AM

    have fun being drafted in honey badger territory

  22. whatchutalkinabouthillis says: Aug 13, 2013 12:47 AM

    He should buy a bunch of #2 A&M jerseys, sell them at an inflated rate then autograph them for free. Not making money off his name that way and it would force the NCAA to confront their hypocrisy head on.

  23. vibesid says: Aug 13, 2013 12:49 AM

    Is he really going to play football this year? He ought to just turn pro now and avoid the problems for Texas A&M.

  24. uffdatx says: Aug 13, 2013 12:52 AM

    Ole Johnny Boy needs to enter the 2014 draft, he’s obviously not bright enough to attend college. He thinks the rules were written for regular folks.

  25. aaroncurryisbust says: Aug 13, 2013 12:56 AM

    Johnny Womanziel.

  26. coltzfan166 says: Aug 13, 2013 1:24 AM

    This kid is an idiot, and this is coming from a student of Texas A&M. Eight months ago, Manziel was getting headlines for all the right reasons, and it’s now the opposite. And the victory against Alabama seems long gone.

    I miss Ryan Tannehill.

  27. hooterdawg says: Aug 13, 2013 1:59 AM

    And this involves pro football how?

  28. joewilliesshnoz says: Aug 13, 2013 2:17 AM

    Idiot.

  29. herbstsomer says: Aug 13, 2013 2:42 AM

    I honestly don’t understand why this is such a big deal. I understand the argument against paying college athletes, because they already get a lot in return from the college, and some colleges can’t afford it. But why can’t a player sell his OWN signature. I don’t think that the NCAA should be able to control what athletes do with their own signature.
    God forbid if this kid gets a major injury and never makes it into the NFL. What if he never sees any money from the NFL. Shouldn’t he be able to profit as much as he can right now, while his talent and health are both still there? I just don’t get it.

  30. blspears says: Aug 13, 2013 7:21 AM

    I hate the NCAA. They use these kids.

  31. ddogdaddy says: Aug 13, 2013 7:36 AM

    “With the first pick in the 3rd round of the 2014 NFL Draft, the…………… pick Johnny Manziel”.

  32. qdog112 says: Aug 13, 2013 8:05 AM

    This guy is a classic example of entitlements gone wild. The NCAA should shut him done and he should be remembered only as a footnote as to how NOT to handle fame.

    He clearly thinks rules don’t apply to him. Had Cam Newton, RG3 or any other Heisman winner acted like him, they would be history.

  33. anonymousnevermindfishdeath says: Aug 13, 2013 8:22 AM

    …So which team will “suck for Johnny Football” this year? I recommend Philly tank all their games and get this guy

  34. doubleogator says: Aug 13, 2013 8:26 AM

    will be out of football all together in the next three years…

  35. cometkazie says: Aug 13, 2013 8:35 AM

    It’s a shame this bright, talented young man is going down this road.

    I really wonder how much influence his parents have had on him?

  36. 1historian says: Aug 13, 2013 9:06 AM

    It’s looking more and more as if he won’t play this season, in which case he’ll probably go for the draft in 2014 and it will be really interesting to see where he goes.

    Football talent, yes.

    Intelligence? Still to be determined. Early signs not good.

  37. mogogo1 says: Aug 13, 2013 9:30 AM

    If his family were penniless, it’d be much easier to feel sorry for him. But they’re millionaires. Just an amazingly self-centered, entitled rich kid. A&M will be fortunate to get him out of there without being put on probation.

  38. suite34 says: Aug 13, 2013 12:21 PM

    Genius move by Manziel…he has nothing to gain by playing another year of football for free. Ask Matt Barkley about that.

    He can’t just refuse to play this year, but he knows he can only hurt his draft status by playing. Solution? Sign some autographs and get yourself suspended. He can say, “I made a dumb mistake, and I know I’ve let my team down…” Meanwhile, he has one year less of pounding, he won’t risk his draft position by going 8-4 and not winning the Heisman, let’s say, and doesn’t look like he quit on his team. Stroke of genius.

  39. mackie66 says: Aug 13, 2013 2:44 PM

    Its to bad Congress doesnt put the same effort into impeach Obama as the NCAA does investigating Manziel. Those old fat white men in the NCAA have most the money and all the stupidity. Its Manziels autograph and should be able to do with it what he wants. Every NCAA player has the same ability. Does nothing to influence the out come of any NCAA football game. If its the rules/laws thats the problem,,,do what Obama does and ignore it. Mansiel take some money and go on vacation.

  40. mityone54 says: Aug 13, 2013 3:03 PM

    Why in the HELL is EVERYONE caring about this KID so MUCH?…
    What has he done to Receive ALL OF THIS ATTENTION….He had ONE good year in COLLEGE BIG DEAL….HE PROBABLY WEIGHS AS MUCH AS MY UNDERWEAR and HE PROBABLY WILL NOT EVEN PLAY ANOTHER YEAR IN COLLEGE…..SO, IF HE WANTS TO MAKE A QUICK BUCK ON THE SIDE….BIG DEAL…LEAVE THE KID ALONE…..LET HIM EARN HIS RESPECT….

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