Holy Uncle Nate! NCAA officials are slipping. How did they miss Johnny Manziel clearly autographing a ball before throwing his first touchdown pass of 2013 to Mike Evans against Rice on Saturday?
That’s gotta be 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct, right?
Nope, because Manziel didn’t actually do what the GIF above suggests; it’s the handy work of the CGI wizards at “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
Truth: Manziel would totally autograph a football before throwing it if he could get away with it. The 15-yard penalty wouldn’t bother him at all, however not even Texas A&M offers that much pass rush protection.
It’s Good to be Johnny: