Last Updated on December 28, 2023, 5:33 am
Johnny Manziel, an American former football quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner, is rumoured to have passed away. There were unconfirmed reports making rounds on the Internet, claiming the 31-year-old former National Football League (NFL) player has passed away. Is it true? Learn more about the current condition of renowned former athlete.
Is Johnny Manziel Alive?
Yes, Johnny Manziel is alive and well. Thankfully, the rumours circulating the Internet claiming the former athlete has died were merely a hoax. We are pleased to inform our readers that Johnny Manziel is alive and well.
News of footballer Johnny Manziel’s death spread like wildfire on the Internet, concerning his loyal fans worldwide. However, the December 2023 reports were utterly false, and the celebrated former footballer had become a victim of a hoax, joining the list of celebrities who became victims of fake death reports. Johnny Manziel is alive and well.
Who is Johnny Manziel?
Johnathan Paul Manziel was born in Tyler, Texas, on December 6, 1992, to Michelle (nee Liberato) and Paul Manziel. He received an athletic scholarship to attend Texas A&M University, where he trained with Coach Mike Sherman in 2011 and played for new Coach Kevin Sumin from 2012 to 2013.
He was nationally recruited out of High School as a dual-threat quarterback. He debuted in college football for the Texas A&M Aggies as a freshman during A7M’s first season in the Southeast Conference (SEC) in 2012. He broke numerous records NCAA Division I FBS and SEC records. He became the first freshman and fifth player in NCAA history to pass 3,000 yards and rush 1,000 yards in a season. He was the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, the Manning Award, and the Davey O’Brien Award. He led Texas A7M to a 41-13 victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2013 Cotton Bowl Classic.
Manziel has also played for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL for two seasons. He played in the Canadian Football League (CLF) for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Montreal Alouettes in 2018 and the Alliance of American Football (AAF) with the Memphis Express in 2019.
Johnny Manziel’s personal life is marked with troubles, mainly substance abuse. In February 2015, he was admitted to a treatment program. Earlier this year, he opened up to a local magazine and shared that he had been struggling with his mental health and had attempted to commit suicide. Luckily, he failed in it and survived.
We wish him good health and prosperity in all of life’s avenues. May he have a long and healthy life.
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