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NCAA: Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge
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NCAA: Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge

Jul 15 2013, 8:57pm CDT | by

Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Johnny Manziel pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a 2012 bar fight near the campus.

Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Johnny Manziel pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a June 2012 bar fight near the campus.  Manziel admitted on Monday he failed to identify...

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NCAA: Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge

Jul 15 2013, 8:57pm CDT | by

Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Johnny Manziel pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a 2012 bar fight near the campus.

Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Johnny Manziel pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a June 2012 bar fight near the campus. 

Manziel admitted on Monday he failed to identify himself to authorities following the incident. According to NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, other charges which included disorderly conduct were dismissed as part of a plea deal

The Aggies' star quarterback was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and an estimated $230 in court costs. He was credited with the overnight jail time he served immediately after his arrest last year. The fine, court costs and jail time were announced by Brazos County Attorney Rod Anderson. He previously faced six months of jail time.   

Manziel and a man named Marvin McKinney got into a brawl after McKinney said he was on the receiving end of a racial slur coming from Manziel's friend. Manziel allegedly shoved McKinney as soon as he approached him and the friend. The shove was said to have triggered the exchange of punches between Manziel and McKinney. 

A USA Today Sports update from Paul Myerberg states an eyewitness account saying it was Manziel who tried to act as peacemaker but the 47-year-old McKinney allegedly pushed him. Police reports even tagged the confrontation as a "mutual combat."

Regardless of who initiated the fight, Manziel's attorney, Cam Reynolds, said his client is ready to put the incident behind him.

"He took responsibility for his actions and is ready to to put what happened that night behind him."

After the incident, Manziel produced a fake Louisiana ID that showed his birthday as December 6, 1990. Upon further investigation, authorities were able to secure two more IDs from Manziel - a fake Texas driver's license and his real driver's license showing the same birthday but with a 1992 birth year. 

Manziel was declared SEC Male Athlete of the Year on July 2 after leading the Aggies to an 11-2 record in the 2012 NCAA season. He became the first-ever freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, Davey O'Brien Award and the Manning Award. 

 
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What appeared to be a slip by Johnny Manziel, posting his phone number on Twitter on Friday night, was in fact a prank on a friend, sources told ESPN ...
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Johnny Manziel admitted Monday that a mysterious tweet he sent over the weekend was part of a prank he pulled on a friend. The Cleveland Browns backup quarterback raised eyebrows Friday when he tweeted what appeared to be his own personal phone number: Manziel deleted the tweet and cleared up its origin Monday, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, via Pro Football Talk’s Michael David Smith.  Smith tweeted Mortensen’s report, which claims the number Manziel sent to his 1.22 million follower ...
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Chris Mortensen reports Johnny Manziel purposely tweeted a friend's phone number to pull a prank on him. Sounds like a great friend. — Michael David Smith (@MichaelDavSmith) November 3, 2014 That's cold Johnny Manziel, that's really cold. Everyone likes a good prank, but when you have 1.2 million Twitter followers and you tweet a phone number then it's going to absolutely destroy that phone. We know beca ...
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Johnny Manziel’s Golf Digest cover will leave you speechless

Nov 3 2014 2:33pm CST | Source: Washington Post Sports

Golf Digest, as part of its “golfers who give back” issue, has gone with Johnny Manziel as the December coverboy. Yep, the Cleveland Browns backup quarterback is right there, striking a Heismanesque pose and wearing excitingly striped socks that look like something out of the Johnny Jam Boogie Collection. Read full artic ...
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Johnny Manziel Will Appear On Golf Digest Cover

Nov 3 2014 2:15pm CST | Source: The Big Lead

S/o @GolfDigest for the cover! http://t.co/ZXW28Z4GH2 for some BTS shots #GolfSZN pic.twitter.com/fBkxBm1cwC — Johnny Manziel (@JManziel2) November 3, 2014 Johnny Manziel will appear on the cover of Golf Digest. Like fellow cover model Paulina Gretzky, the Browns backup quarterback has played golf. We can’t confirm whether he wears interesting socks in real life. RELATED: Paulina Gretzky’s Golf D ...
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