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Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel is a Lebanese American football quarterback. 

He was born on December 6th, 1992, in Tyler, Texas, and he is of Lebanese and Italian descent.

After garnering acclaim for his impressive performance during both his high school and college football careers, Johnny made the NFL draft and played for two seasons with the Cleveland Browns before eventually moving to several smaller leagues. Various controversies made his brief professional career a troubled one, but he has been vocal about his past behavior and personal issues. 

Johnny is perhaps best known for his time quarterbacking with Texas A&M University, wherein he turned heads by winning the Heisman Memorial Trophy, the ESPY Best Male College Athlete Award, and the Manning Award, among numerous other accolades. His proficiency on the field led to him being given the nickname “Johnny Football” by fans.


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