Johnathan Paul Manziel is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada, and also known as gridiron, is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
A quarterback is a player holding a position in American and Canadian football.
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He previously played two seasons with the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.
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The Cleveland Browns are a professional American football team based in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Nationally recruited out of high school as a dual-threat quarterback, Manziel debuted for the Texas A&M Aggies as a redshirt freshman in Kevin Sumlin's Air Raid offense during A&M's first season in the Southeastern Conference in 2012.
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Kevin Warren Sumlin is an American football coach and former player who is the head coach at Texas A&M University.
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He broke numerous NCAA Division I FBS and SEC records, which include becoming the first freshman and fifth player in NCAA history to pass for 3,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in a season.
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The NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, formerly known as Division I-A, is the top level of college football in the United States.
At the end of the regular season, he became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, Manning Award, and the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy, is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.
The Manning Award has been presented annually since 2004 to the collegiate American football quarterback adjudged by the Sugar Bowl Committee to be the best in the United States.
Manziel capitalized on his redshirt freshman season by leading Texas A&M to a 41–13 victory over Oklahoma in the 2013 Cotton Bowl Classic.
The 2013 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic was a post-season American college football bowl game held on January 4, 2013 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas in the United States.
Manziel was drafted by the Browns as the 22nd overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft.
The 2014 NFL draft was the 79th annual meeting of National Football League franchises to select newly eligible football players to the league.
Despite some success, he struggled with consistency and his tenure was overshadowed by off-field controversies.
He was released by the Browns after the end of the 2015 season.
Following further controversies during the 2016 offseason, Manziel was unable to be signed by another team before the start of the season and returned to Texas A&M as a student.
TexAgs users tagged Manziel with the nickname "Johnny Football" during Manziel's sophomore high school football season in Texas.
The nickname followed him to Texas A&M University and endures until now.
Texas A&M University is a coeducational public research university in College Station, Texas, United States.
He has applied to register the nickname as a trademark.
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