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Johnny Manziel

The American football quarterback player Johnny Paul Manziel was born on December 6, 1992, in Tyler, Texas.  He was selected as a quarterback for the CB (Cleveland Browns) of the NFL (National Football League).   In 2014, CB outlined the selection, and Manziel was the 22nd comprehensive pick of the NFL Draft. Out the high school he was nationally selected as a dual-threat quarterback. In 2012, Johnny Manziel appeared as a redshirt freshman for the Texas A&M Aggies in KV’s (Kevin Sumlin) Air Raid offense through A&M’s first season in the SEC (Southeastern Conference).  He broke several records of SEC and NCAA Division I FBS including the first fresher and fifth player in the history of NCAA, rush for 1,000 yards and pass for 3,000yards in a season. During the end of the regular season, Manziel won the Davey O’Brien NQ (National Quarterback) award and the Heisman Trophy; he was the first fresher to win the award.  In the Cotton Bowl Classic which was held in 2013, he led the team Texas A&M to win over Oklahoma.    

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Education

Mark Smith was Johnny Manziel Coach at Tivy High School.  He started as a fresher’s team and played football all through his high school.  At the end of the first season, he played as a receiver with the varsity team.  He started his sophomore year initially as a receiver, but at 4th game, he started at quarterback. He was in that position for the rest of the season, finishing with 806 rushing, 1,164yards and 408 receiving for collective 28 touchdowns. He started his first quarterback in his junior year and finished that season with 1,544 rushing yards, 3,903 passing yards, 55 touchdowns, and 152 receiving yards. During his junior year football player, he was voted as AAA (All-San Antonio Area) offensive player of the year and also as a District 37-4A MVP.

During his senior year season, he accumulated 65.7% (228-of-347) passing with 5INTs and 45 TDs for 3,609yards.  Manziel was also honored as a Class 4A First Team (AP) all-state, 28-4A MVP with a unanimous selection, Offensive player of the year, and several other awards.

Career Experience

Manziel got a nickname as “Johnny Football” by TexAgs users in Texas during his undergraduate high school football season.  The tagged name was even followed him to Texas A&M University and the nickname is a recorded trademark which is still enduring now.   In 2014, in MLB Draft, San Diego Padres has drafted him as an 837th overall in the 28th round.  Officially Manziel was listed as a shortstop, according to the position he played in his high school.

 Manziel played different kinds of sports including baseball, basketball, football, and golf. But, when he joined Tivy High school, Kerrville, Texas, he concentrated more on football and baseball. But, his coaches, parents, and sportswriters said that it was the football where he got “folk hero” status, and he was generally compared to other quarterback heroes like Michael Vick, Drew Brees, and Brett Favre.  Manziel joined Texas A&M University through an athletic scholarship, where he joined the football team and played for the Texas A&M Aggies from 2011 to 2013.

Personal Life

Manziel is the son of Michelle and Paul Manziel, they also have a daughter Meri. Paul’s great-grandfather Joseph moved to the US in 1883 from Mount Lebanon, Syria which now known as Lebanon. His mom‘s family is from Italy.  He is a close friend of the popular rap star Drake. His height is 1.83m and his fans can easily track him on twitter.

Johnny Manziel salary and net worth

Johnny Manziel the popular American football player has a salary of $ 2 million and net worth of $6 million dollars.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 6 Dec, 1992
Age: 27 yrs
Occupations: American football player
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Tyler
Education: Tivy High School
Gender: Male
Description: American football quarterback
Twitter Id: JManziel2
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Last Modified: Apr 28 2020
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