Johnny Manziel Sports News and Trivia

Johnny Manziel Sports News and Gossip News

Johnny Manziel was drafted by the Padres in the 28th round of the MLB Draft.  This makes Manziel the ninth Heisman Trophy winner to be selected in MLB’s draft, which began in 1965. Read full story here

Johnny Manziel Quotes

Jonathan Paul Manziel, also known by his nickname “Johnny Football“, is an American football quarterback.He was nationally recruited out of high school as a dual-threat quarterback.

Cleveland gave up the No. 26 overall pick and their third-round selection at No. 83 for Philadelphia’s pick at No. 22 — and the rights to grab Texas A&M quarterback  Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel Trivia:

  • Johnny Manziel was drafted in the 28th round of the MLB draft
  • Johnny Manziel is known by his nickname “Johnny Football
  • Johnny Manziel was given the nickname “Johnny Football” by fans and students at Texas A&M University before the start of the 2012 season
  • Johnny Manziel’s  nickname  “Johnny Football” is a registered trademark
  • Johnny Manziel was born in Tyler, Texas
  • Johnny Manziel has a younger sister who is in high school
  • Johnny Manziel’s  family became wealthy through the Texas petroleum industry.
  • Johnny Manziel was redshirted during his first season and did not play in any games.
  • On January 8, 2014,  Johnny Manziel announced that he would forgo his junior season in order to enter the 2014 NFL Draft
  • Prior to the 2014 NFL Draft, Johnny Manziel became one of the most polarizing athletes in pre-draft history
  • Johnny Manziel becomes the ninth Heisman Trophy winner to be selected in MLB’s draft, which began in 1965.

Johnny Manziel College honors

Full-season awards and nominations

  • 2012 Heisman Trophy winner (first freshman to win)
  • 2012 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award winner (first freshman to win)
  • 2012 Manning Award winner (first freshman to win)[
  • First-team All-American by:
  • 2012 Sporting News College Football Player of the Year
  • 2012 SEC Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2012 SEC Freshman of the Year
  • 2012 All-SEC First-Team Quarterback
  • 2013 Cotton Bowl Classic – Offensive MVP
  • 2012 ESPN.com All-Bowl Team
  • 2013 SEC Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl – Offensive MVP
  • Finalist, 2012 Maxwell Award
  • Finalist, 2012 Walter Camp Player of the Year
  • Finalist, 2013 Maxwell Award
  • Finalist, 2013 Walter Camp Player of the Year
  • Finalist, 2013 Heisman Trophy
  • Finalist, 2013 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award

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