Johnny Football: Johnny Manziel's Road from the Texas Hill Country to the Top of College Football, Katzowitz, Josh

Johnny Football: Johnny Manziel's Road from the Texas Hill Country to the Top of College Football

Authors: Katzowitz, Josh

Publisher: William Morrow

ISBN: 9780062276988

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis:

After an eye-opening first season at Texas A&M, the electrifying young quarterback affectionately known as "Johnny Football" became the first freshman ever to take home the Heisman Trophy in its 78-year history. Here, in perhaps the most revealing account to date, is the story behind the mystique: how young phenom Johnny Manziel escaped from relative obscurity and his dubious family name to—after a storybook, record-breaking season—take home college football's ultimate honor. "I'm a small-town kid," Manziel said before winning the Heisman. "I still look at myself that way. I don't see myself as Johnny Football. I see myself as Johnathan Manziel."

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