Share “You should read Deadspin's fascinating...”

You should read Deadspin's fascinating history of Johnny Manziel's family

deadspin.com Published: August 12, 2013

Earlier today the sports blog Deadspin published a lengthy history -mostly citing old clips from Texas newspapers- of the forebears of Johnny Manziel, who is currently caught up in the middle of a controversy concerning whether or not he, as an NCAA student-athlete, signed autographs for money.

Oil, cockfighting and Jack Dempsey all factor in there. Definitely worth the long read. And when you're done feel free to visit Berry Tramel's recent blog post comparing and contrasting Manziel with former Sooner Joe Don Looney.

See this story on deadspin.com

AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Where does OU rank among college football's running back units?
  2. 2
    The best jobs for every personality type
  3. 3
    Lankford: Changing Washington 'takes strong families, strong churches and strong communities'
  4. 4
    Trial delayed for former sheriff's deputy charged with sexual battery
  5. 5
    County Commissioner booked on new charges; discussion on ouster set for Monday
+ show more

FEATURED JOBS



× Trending around the web Article