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A fitting (possible) end for
Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M

USA Today, by Dan Wolken

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/1/2014 6:46:19 AM

ATLANTA — If this was Johnny Manziel´s final college game, it was everything his career has been: Unpredictable, volatile and so, so entertaining. It also couldn´t have been a sweeter way to go out. After doing everything in his power to drag Texas A&M into the national spotlight the past two seasons, he might have saved the best for last on Tuesday, leading the Aggies to the biggest comeback in school history and a 52-48 Chick-fil-A Bowl victory against No. 21 Duke. "It´s an unreal feeling," Manziel said. "To come back from that … wow. That´s the word I´d use

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 1/1/2014 8:14:48 AM     (No. 9675159)

If you like offense, it was the best football game ever: 100 total points scored! Neither team´s defense seemed able to stop the other´s offense. It wasn´t until Duke´s final drives that A&M was able to stop them.

That said, it was a pretty good game--fun for the whole family!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 1/1/2014 8:30:09 AM     (No. 9675183)

Was pulling for a Duke team for the first time. I loath Johnny Football and all the hype that surrounds him. I will bet that he will be like so many other over hyped showboats; the NFL will eat him alive.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dittohead, 1/1/2014 8:57:22 AM     (No. 9675230)

I don´t usually pull for Duke in anything but I did this year in football. I, too, despise Johnny Football - Mr. Autograph Robot - hated the way they promoted him and threw up his picture all night. If any team can blow a huge lead in any sport it will be one of my ACC teams; that being said, it was an entertaining game and my hugest congratulations to Coach Cutcliffe; he seems to be the real deal.

Hope Johnny Football enjoys playing for the Texans.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jfodoch, 1/1/2014 9:07:24 AM     (No. 9675246)

#´s 2 & 3, would you feel the same way if Manziel was YOUR quarterback?

Gig ´em!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Refried, 1/1/2014 9:07:36 AM     (No. 9675248)

Johnny Myself isn´t going to enjoy being introduced to some of the NFL werewolves that roam in the defensive backfield!
Will be fun to watch.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: mizzmac, 1/1/2014 9:24:45 AM     (No. 9675275)

Gig ´em Ags! Team game. Team win. Take it easy, haters.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Winmag, 1/1/2014 9:27:37 AM     (No. 9675283)

Johnny Football is the most exciting player I have seen in the last 50 years. Say what you want about his off the field issues, but he willed A&M to a victory last night.He has unique athletic talent and during a game he is relentless and fearless in his will to win. His coaches and team mates love and respect him and that´s all that really counts.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: tommyr, 1/1/2014 9:31:54 AM     (No. 9675289)

It was a fun game to watch for Aggie fans. Glad I stayed up to watch the second half. Happy New Year, y´all.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: devnull, 1/1/2014 9:59:28 AM     (No. 9675343)

Too bad as a top draft pick he will go to one of the worst performing teams from this season. Hope you like Cleveland or Detroit, Johnny.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: yuban, 1/1/2014 10:01:29 AM     (No. 9675353)

Yawn!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lillehuset, 1/1/2014 10:09:35 AM     (No. 9675364)

Most exciting game ever.....to Johnny Manziel that was one of greatest college games......very talented player and an inspiration to his teammates........

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bobn.t, 1/1/2014 11:05:03 AM     (No. 9675435)

Much of the negative publicity was hyped and generated by the media because they hate Manziel. Manziel is a winner by all definitions.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Manbearpig, 1/1/2014 11:44:40 AM     (No. 9675512)

Wow, you "loathe" Manziel, and you "despise" him? Those are strong words to use against a 21 yr. old young man. Whatever you think about him, he is one of the most exciting college players to come along In a long time.
Shame on you haters, he plays with abandon, and glee. That is what being young, successful and ballsy is all about. Go Johnny!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: hicokid, 1/1/2014 1:15:59 PM     (No. 9675678)

It was a GREAT GAME! Johnny Manziel personifies what it is to be a Fightin´ Texas Aggie.

Gig ´em Aggies!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Rama41, 1/1/2014 1:16:15 PM     (No. 9675680)

#13. I agree. To bring the topic of Johnny Football back to politics, it seems there are quite a few Ldotters who prefer ad hominen attacks to simple disagreement and constructive discussion.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/1/2014 1:20:50 PM     (No. 9675687)

It´s hard to argue with success. I´m a Johnny Football fan.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: gagolfer, 1/1/2014 2:15:10 PM     (No. 9675762)

The self-promoting show that kid put on last night on the sidelines was disgusting. You think his coaches love him? They are afraid of him. He virtually is allowed to run the team. The coaches could stay in the locker room. It´s the media that loves him.

Anyone who saw the televised game where he physically shoved his coach and walked right past him when the coach was trying to talk to him knows this little egomaniac is out of control. How he´ll manage in the NFL will be fun to watch.

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