"TCU was a school I visited multiple times," Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel said during a conference call on Monday afternoon. It was the first time Manziel was allowed to talk to reporters this season. "I was intrigued by them, like every other school."
Manziel said he attended camps at TCU the summer before his senior season. He said he tried to get an offer but nothing ever came.
That would mean TCU offered Trevone Boykin a scholarship rather than Manziel. As much as Boykin has progressed this season, he is not Johnny Football.
This may be the first time a player the Frogs passed on has morphed into something like this - a national phenom.
Manziel is likely going to finish either first or second in the Heisman trophy voting.
In fairness, just about every other major FBS level college football program took a pass on Johnny Football, too.
Good for former A&M coach Mike Sherman for offering Manziel the scholarship. Good for current coach Kevin Sumlin for making him the starter.
Good for Manziel for becoming Johnny Football.
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