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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Figures that Jiri Hubalek gets 3 games for borrowing an old beat up car from an Iowa booster, CJ Bruton gets a lifetime ban for taking a few thousand in Australia and Lucca gets a season for just playing on a team with people who made money in Europe but Johnny Football gets a half for accepting thousands. But the NCAA is an equal distributor of justice...



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by 501Clone View Post
    As a college football fan who wants to see him play, I like it.

    I honestly could care less if he signed autographs for money. He won the freakin heisman he can do what he wants.
    So, do you care less or not? And



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Listen to the explanation on the actual video. lol (with Hassle).

    Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M Aggies suspended for 1st half of season opener against Rice Owls - ESPN

    basically, they suspended him .5 games as he should have known not to sign things people can make money off of later. What a joke.



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    I mean, the NCAA admitted he didn't accepted cash or at least they couldn't prove it. Why is he suspended at all?
    Apparently there is a clause inhibits players signing autographs for "commercial purposes", which I guess then puts the burden on players to ask each person who they are signing an autograph for exactly how they intend to use that autograph.



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by PabloDiablo View Post
    No kidding, muttering under their breath "sorry John, just tell Slive it was the best we could do. Please still make us money hand over fist."



    Don't let La Gesse hear you say that.

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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by royhobbs09 View Post
    Figures that Jiri Hubalek gets 3 games for borrowing an old beat up car from an Iowa booster, CJ Bruton gets a lifetime ban for taking a few thousand in Australia and Lucca gets a season for just playing on a team with people who made money in Europe but Johnny Football gets a half for accepting thousands. But the NCAA is an equal distributor of justice...
    Do you know this?



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    I must have missed the proof of this...
    Hence the cash point. The NCAA has shown that they want absolute proof that money exchanges hands before considering a suspension. It has not been disputed that the autographs were signed. Any reasonable person would conclude that some compensation was given to Johnny or his handler.

    So just as long as you tell the NCAA that you didn't take money, they have now shown that they will not punish you.



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    Apparently there is a clause inhibits players signing autographs for "commercial purposes", which I guess then puts the burden on players to ask each person who they are signing an autograph for exactly how they intend to use that autograph.
    So your saying if 24 people sold there autographs obtained at different times from a player, we could get them suspended for a whole season.



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    Apparently there is a clause inhibits players signing autographs for "commercial purposes", which I guess then puts the burden on players to ask each person who they are signing an autograph for exactly how they intend to use that autograph.
    Basically I think they are saying that when signing things in bulk like that there is no way it could possibly be for personal use and not to be immediately sold for profit.

    When the ISU players sign some stuff at fan fest, they aren't signing hundreds of items for autograph brokers.


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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Shades of $cam Newton here.



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    Listen to the explanation on the actual video. lol (with Hassle).

    Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M Aggies suspended for 1st half of season opener against Rice Owls - ESPN

    basically, they suspended him .5 games as he should have known not to sign things people can make money off of later. What a joke.
    The joke is the NCAA did not do more digging. Let me first say, I think this is an incredibly dumb rule but the rules and the rules and JM should be held accountable. But to suspend him under this means JM must have told investigators "yes, I signed a ton of stuff and I knew the guy was going to sell it, but they never paid me." To believe someone who seems as self-absorbed as JM would take the time to sign thousands of pictures all so someone else can exclusively benefit is ridiculous, and it can't be that hard to find a way to tie JM to the money.



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Hence the cash point. The NCAA has shown that they want absolute proof that money exchanges hands before considering a suspension. It has not been disputed that the autographs were signed. Any reasonable person would conclude that some compensation was given to Johnny or his handler.
    So Jadeveon Clowney and Teddy Bridgewater are being investigated too?



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by ojoe2317 View Post
    LOL. NCAA = joke.
    That's about all you can say about it.



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

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    Congrats Johnny you're a smart man. You signed alot of stuff but you didnt sign the prenup so u got Half!!!!! Truth



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    Re: Johnny Manziel suspended for half

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    The joke is the NCAA did not do more digging. Let me first say, I think this is an incredibly dumb rule but the rules and the rules and JM should be held accountable. But to suspend him under this means JM must have told investigators "yes, I signed a ton of stuff and I knew the guy was going to sell it, but they never paid me." To believe someone who seems as self-absorbed as JM would take the time to sign thousands of pictures all so someone else can exclusively benefit is ridiculous, and it can't be that hard to find a way to tie JM to the money.
    I don't think that you need to tie the money to JM. The fact that this Nate guy is setting up deals like this should immediately make him an agent. His dad was quoted in an article saying that the family pays Nate to be JM's handler. That seems to me like Johnny has signed on with an agent making him inelligible.



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