SEC quarterbacks finally are on track for their day to shine in the NFL draft.
The Southeastern Conference, which regularly shows its strength in the draft at other positions, has never had...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — It is the year of the veteran quarterback in the Southeastern Conference.
Tua Tagovailoa and Jake Fromm are the headliners, but the league is loaded with experienced...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Johnny Manziel says he remains confident in his ability to play football "at any level" as the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner attempts another comeback, this time with the...
Johnny Football is heading to Memphis to resume his football career.
Johnny Manziel signed with the Alliance of American Football on Saturday night and will join the Memphis Express. The...
Johnny Manziel could wind up as part of the Alliance of American Football. Or he could not.
The new league is in a holding pattern regarding the quarterback who had his contract terminated...
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players and management appear headed to early labor negotiations that could lead to significant economic changes in the collective bargaining agreement and...
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel's time in the Canadian Football League is over.
The CFL terminated the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner's contract with the Montreal Alouettes on Wednesday. The...
Winners of the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors player of the year award:
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel has his first Canadian Football League victory.
The Heisman Trophy winner threw a touchdown pass to help the Montreal Alouettes beat the Toronto Argonauts 40-10 on Sunday.
Manziel had lost his six previous games with Montreal.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel threw the first two touchdown passes of his Canadian Football League career Sunday in the Montreal Alouettes' 34-29 loss to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
"If we would have come out here and gotten a win, and there were zero touchdown passes on the board, I would be sitting here happier than I am right now," Manziel said. "But I got the monkey off my back."
Manziel completed 9 of 16 passes for 138 yards and ran for 45 yards. He was sacked five times.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's heard all about the Browns' quarterback misery, the horrid history of failures and flops since 1999.
From Tim Couch to Jeff Garcia to Derek Anderson to Johnny Manziel and so many others, 29 quarterbacks have started in Cleveland before Mayfield, who isn't taking any pride in being No. 30.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel will start for the Montreal Alouettes on Friday night at Winnipeg.
The 25-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner hasn't played since sustaining a concussion in his second start for the Als, a 24-17 loss to the Ottawa Redblacks on Aug. 11. He returned to practice last week after battling the flu and made headlines when he wondered publicly if Montreal (3-9) had lost faith in him, and added that he was healthy enough to play the previous two weeks.
MONTREAL (AP) — A healthy Johnny Manziel is wondering why he's isn't starting for the Montreal Alouettes.
The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback returned to practice Thursday and asked out loud if the club had lost faith in him.
The 25-year-old said he had been healthy and available to play for the previous two weeks, fully recovered from the concussion he suffered in his second start for the Als — a 24-17 loss to Ottawa on Aug. 11.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel is out of the Canadian Football League's concussion protocol and is expected to back up Antonio Pipkin in the Montreal Alouettes' game Friday night at Ottawa.
Manziel was cleared to come off concussion protocol Tuesday. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback has missed two games after taking a hard hit at the goal line in his second game with Montreal following a trade with Hamilton.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel missed another practice Wednesday and will almost certainly miss his second game in a row for the Montreal Alouettes because of a concussion.
The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner was placed in concussion protocol last week, days after being hit hard at the goal line Aug. 11 in a loss at Ottawa. Montreal (1-8) has a walkthrough Thursday before hosting the Toronto Argonauts on Friday night.
Antonio Pipkin took first-team reps Wednesday and is expected to start.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel described his condition as a "delayed onset concussion" and said he had headaches.
The Montreal quarterback spoke on a podcast Thursday, five days after taking a big hit and fumbling at the goal line in the Alouettes' 24-17 loss at Ottawa.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel was placed under the Canadian Football League's concussion protocol Wednesday.
The Montreal Alouettes quarterback was hit at the goal line last weekend, leading to a fumble that a teammate recovered for a touchdown in a 24-17 loss at Ottawa. Manziel completed the game, but missed practices Tuesday and Wednesday as the team prepares to play at Edmonton on Saturday night.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel eliminated the interceptions but couldn't generate enough offense for the Montreal Alouettes in a 24-17 loss to the Ottawa Redblacks on Saturday night.
After throwing four first-half interceptions last week in his Montreal debut, Manziel was 16 of 26 for 168 yards without an interception. He also ran three times for 36 yards, with his fumble at the goal line recovered for a third-quarter touchdown by center Kristian Matte.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Interception?
Johnny Manziel threw an interception — and made a tackle — on his second play in the Canadian Football League. It didn't get much better after that, with four of his six first-half series ending in interceptions.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Football finally gets to play football again.
Johnny Manziel will make his first Canadian Football League start Friday night when the Montreal Alouettes face the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the team the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner turned NFL bust began his comeback with. He last saw regular-season action with the NFL's Cleveland Browns in a 17-13 loss to Kansas City on Dec. 27, 2015.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel will make his CFL debut against his former team on Friday night.
The Montreal Alouettes announced that Manziel will be their starter when they host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner began the season with Hamilton and was dealt to Montreal on July 22 in a five-player deal that also included two first-round draft picks.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel will have to wait to get on the field for the Montreal Alouettes.
Manziel will dress as Vernon Adams' backup when the Alouettes host the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday night, four days after the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner was acquired from Hamilton.
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes in a reunion with the coach who recruited him to Texas A&M.
The Canadian Football League team acquired the former Heisman Trophy from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a blockbuster trade Sunday.
"I look forward to reuniting with Johnny again and working with him," first-year Montreal coach Mike Sherman, the former Green Bay coach and GM who lured Manziel to College Station, told the Montreal Gazette.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel watched from the sideline again as Jeremiah Masoli starred in the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' 31-17 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday night.
Masoli completed 31 of 41 passes for 369 yards and a touchdown to help the Tiger-Cats improve to 2-1. The former Ole Miss quarterback has passed for more than 300 yards in eight consecutive games.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Manziel never made it off the sideline in Hamilton's regular-season opener, looking on as starter Jeremiah Masoli played in the Tiger-Cats' 28-14 loss to the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday night.
Manziel is making a comeback with the Canadian Football League team after being released by the Cleveland Browns in March 2016. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner at Texas A&M was 21 of 32 for 168 yards and a touchdown in two exhibition games.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Manziel is behind Jeremiah Masoli on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' depth chart — and has his back, too.
"We're all behind Jeremiah, starting tomorrow," Manziel said Friday, a day before Hamilton's regular-season opener against the Calgary Stampeders. "More than anything, I want a win for this team. It's more than me. It's more than just one individual. It's a team effort and it takes everybody we have on this roster to go out and win games."
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel was 12 of 20 for 88 yards and a touchdown and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats scored 30 straight points to beat the Montreal Alouettes 30-15 on Saturday in the final preseason game for both teams.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel was content with his first time in a game in more than two years.
Manziel was 9-of-12 passing for 80 yards in his CFL debut as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats lost 36-18 to the Toronto Argonauts in an exhibition game Friday night.
"I felt like I was able to get in there and handle the situation well, get some completions and get the guys some balls," Manziel said. "I really wasn't nervous going into it, I was just kind of going out and letting the ball rip.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel spent much of the first day of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp as an observer.
The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner watched a lot of the session Sunday, a day after signing with the Canadian Football league club. Manziel threw while working with the five other quarterbacks and did short tosses to receivers, but knelt off to the side or stood with quarterbacks coach Dan Morrison during 1-on-1 pass drills and 7-on-7 sessions at Ron Joyce Stadium.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Football is huddling up again for a long-awaited comeback — in Canada.
Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel signed a two-year contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on Saturday, looking to salvage his football career after a turbulent and unsuccessful stay with the Cleveland Browns.
"I don't want to wait around anymore," Manziel said during a news conference at Tim Hortons Field, where he will play his home games this season.
NEW YORK (AP) — With someone walking onstage every few minutes to read a name off a piece of paper, the NFL draft wouldn't seem like a big television draw. Yet the 11.2 million people who watched this year made it the week's second most popular program.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield's flag-planting, crotch-grabbing antics didn't deter the Browns. They ignored his height, did their homework on an off-field arrest and cross-checked his character.
Mayfield passed all the tests.
As far as the Browns are concerned, he's nothing like Johnny Manziel — except for his Heisman Trophy.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Johnny Manziel's attempt to restart his football career brought him to a game on Saturday in a high school stadium that was largely empty.
Manziel, 25, and two seasons removed from the sport, prefers a return to the NFL, would settle for the Canadian Football League, but has landed for now in The Spring League.
It's a four-team showcase of practices and two games designed as an audition for pro scouts.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's making a football comeback.
Manziel announced Wednesday that he'll participate in the developmental Spring League in Austin, Texas, which will play from March 28 to April 15. The league is designed for players hoping to impress NFL scouts. The league confirmed Manziel will participate.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — The Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats have bought themselves more time to negotiate with former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel.
The CFL team issued a statement Sunday confirming that an offer was made to the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner. By doing so, the Tiger-Cats maintained his rights and prevented him from becoming a free agent.
TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Football League said Thursday it would approve a contract for quarterback Johnny Manziel if one is reached with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who have the former Heisman Trophy winner on their negotiation list.
The team has 10 days to make an offer to the 25-year-old Manziel, who would remain on the list for another year even if he rejects the bid.
DALLAS (AP) — A 2016 domestic assault charge against Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel has been dismissed.
The Dallas County District Attorney's Office on Thursday confirmed Manziel successfully completed requirements of a court agreement that included taking an anger management course and participating in the NFL's substance-abuse program. The case was dismissed Nov. 22.
TORONTO (AP) — Johnny Manziel won't be kick-starting his pro football career in the CFL this season.
The league announced Wednesday it won't approve a contract for the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner until next season, and only if he meets certain conditions stipulated by Commissioner Randy Ambrosie.
Those conditions are confidential, the league said.
Manziel will be eligible to sign a CFL contract after the season.
Ambrosie met with Manziel earlier this week in Toronto.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — They've come and gone, some faster than others.
Rookies, free agents, recycled veterans and career backups all have had their shot starting at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns over the past 18 seasons. From Tim Couch to Jeff Garcia to Derek Anderson to Brady Quinn to Colt McCoy to Johnny Manziel ... there have been 26 QBs since 1999. Not one has stayed around long enough to change the franchise's fortunes.
Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel wants to remain in the sports world, possibly as a college coach.
In an interview with Outkick the Coverage at the International Football Betting Conference in Costa Rica, Manziel said he's thought about what he would do if he fails to resume his NFL playing career.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley vividly remembers the hit that welcomed him to the Southeastern Conference.
He was throwing a screen pass last season when Tennessee's 6-foot-3, 260-pound Derek Barnett burst through the line and slammed him to the ground.
"That didn't feel too good," Bentley said with a grin Thursday at Southeastern Conference media days.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Finding Bigfoot has been more productive than the Cleveland Browns' search for a franchise quarterback.
PHOENIX (AP) — Sean Payton looked around at the crowd of reporters and chuckled, knowing why they'd come to his table at the NFC coaches breakfast Wednesday morning.
He then shot down a report that his New Orleans Saints had interest in troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel.