Texas A&M's '12th Man' Seems To Be A Lawyer

Here's how trademarks work: you apply for one, if nobody in the general public knows that you've applied for one and objects to your ownership rights over a word, phrase or symbol, and the trademark examiners don't find a competing mark, you get it. Later, you have to hassle people in order to keep it. Very rarely,… » 7/02/14 12:51pm 7/02/14 12:51pm

Texas A&M Won't Talk About Johnny Manziel This Week

Texas A&M will hold a press conference tomorrow in anticipation of Saturday's season-opener against Rice and Johnny Manziel will be noticeably absent, in body and spirit. The Aggies will not make Manziel available to reporters and the athletic director, Eric Hyman, has instructed the coaches and players to avoid… » 8/26/13 9:09pm 8/26/13 9:09pm

Johnny Manziel's Manning Camp Saga: MIA Friday Night, Caught Lying?

At SEC Media Days, Johnny Manziel blamed his cell phone and A.J. McCarron for oversleeping and arriving late to a Manning Passing Academy last Saturday. The site that broke the original story is now reporting McCarron couldn't have woken Manziel up—because Johnny Football didn't sleep in their room on Friday. » 7/20/13 5:55pm 7/20/13 5:55pm

"I Meant To Say 'Allegedly' Speeding, My Bad": A Texas Judge Was…

The screenshot on the right is from the Facebook account of Ennis, TX judge Lee Johnson, who apparently had a speeding ticket issed to Johnny Manziel come across his desk and apparently couldn't help himself. It's not easy deciding the best part between the solemn, beard-stroking "Gig Em indeed" and the addendum, "I… » 1/19/13 7:05pm 1/19/13 7:05pm

Texas A&M Finally Lets Johnny Football Talk

Johnny Manziel—though he has a really cool nickname, and though he led his team to an upset of top-ranked Alabama, and though he is putting together one of the all-time great individual seasons—remains something of a mystery to college football fans. This was in part due to Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin's policy of… » 11/26/12 6:35pm 11/26/12 6:35pm

It's Official: Somehow Florida, Of All Damn Teams, Was Thoroughly…

So the near-impossible has actually happened: The national media and coaches really, truly underestimated Florida this year. Any chance that wasn't the case evaporated as the Gators ripped off 24 straight points near the end of their 37-26 win over rival Florida State, a team that spent nearly the entire season in the… » 11/24/12 9:59pm 11/24/12 9:59pm