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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    because it's generally considered an obscene gesture in this country?
    A more obscene gesture than paying criminals millions of dollars to throw around a leather ball?



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUChippewa View Post
    I have to wonder if this guy will ever really get it. So far, ths signs aren't promising.
    Read an si or espn article on him and his family last year. Not very flattering. It appears the man has never been told "no" before. He's a prime candidate to end up a drunk and washed out if he doesn't change his ways.



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    That was funny. JM isnt the first cocky SOB to play a sport. John McEnroe would be proud. I just wonder if he blows lines in-season.



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Love Johnny Football. A middle finger is far from "OK" but in the grand scheme of things its nothing. I bet most plays has some obscene gesture or language involved in them, just happens to be the camera is always, and I mean, always on JFF. Does he need to grow up? Of course, but remember this is a 21 year old kid that was spoiled growing up and forced into the limelight at 18/19. I love watching him play and hope he is successful.

    He'll make some more mistakes, but just keep in mind it could be a lot worse. He's partying and cocky. Most 18-22 year olds have a tendency to be like that. He just happens to be extremely skilled at football.

    But I realize this was about flipping the bird, remember we had one of our own do that to a school of mormons. Obviously Ejim and Manziel couldn't be more different, but these guys are competitors and things happen in the heat of the moment.



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by roundball View Post
    A more obscene gesture than paying criminals millions of dollars to throw around a leather ball?
    lol, okay.


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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Did anyone else just see the Hail Mary...


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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by roundball View Post
    A more obscene gesture than paying criminals millions of dollars to throw around a leather ball?
    Wha?



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Manziel is the next Tebow. Over rated


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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    so, you think televised sports ought to allow flipping the bird?
    Thats wayyy less offensive than most of the reality/non reality crap tv stations put on tv anymore. And im being serious.


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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonin View Post
    Love Johnny Football. A middle finger is far from "OK" but in the grand scheme of things its nothing. I bet most plays has some obscene gesture or language involved in them, just happens to be the camera is always, and I mean, always on JFF. Does he need to grow up? Of course, but remember this is a 21 year old kid that was spoiled growing up and forced into the limelight at 18/19. I love watching him play and hope he is successful.

    He'll make some more mistakes, but just keep in mind it could be a lot worse. He's partying and cocky. Most 18-22 year olds have a tendency to be like that. He just happens to be extremely skilled at football.

    But I realize this was about flipping the bird, remember we had one of our own do that to a school of mormons. Obviously Ejim and Manziel couldn't be more different, but these guys are competitors and things happen in the heat of the moment.
    Janny's just a Christian Ponder type guy.



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    The kid seems like an immature pos and I doubt anything changes that. Him coming back after nearly losing his college eligibility and immediately making the money gesture just proves what a ******* he is. He will get his *** stomped for a couple of years and then wash out like tebow.



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    so, you think televised sports ought to allow flipping the bird?
    I wish there was more of it, sportsmanship is about the least fun aspect of sports. Drop the act and give me more late 80's Miami shenanigans and I'd be the happiest sports fan alive.



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonin View Post
    Love Johnny Football. A middle finger is far from "OK" but in the grand scheme of things its nothing. I bet most plays has some obscene gesture or language involved in them, just happens to be the camera is always, and I mean, always on JFF. Does he need to grow up? Of course, but remember this is a 21 year old kid that was spoiled growing up and forced into the limelight at 18/19. I love watching him play and hope he is successful.

    He'll make some more mistakes, but just keep in mind it could be a lot worse. He's partying and cocky. Most 18-22 year olds have a tendency to be like that. He just happens to be extremely skilled at football.

    But I realize this was about flipping the bird, remember we had one of our own do that to a school of mormons. Obviously Ejim and Manziel couldn't be more different, but these guys are competitors and things happen in the heat of the moment.
    Agreed. Love the Manziel. The kid is living it up and enjoying his life. I hope he has a very successful career.



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by burn587 View Post
    The kid seems like an immature pos and I doubt anything changes that. Him coming back after nearly losing his college eligibility and immediately making the money gesture just proves what a ******* he is. He will get his *** stomped for a couple of years and then wash out like tebow.
    He pretty much stood up to everybody when he made that money gesture, and they let him keep playing.

    If anything, that makes him mature beyond his years.



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    Re: Manziel Gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by burn587 View Post
    The kid seems like an immature pos and I doubt anything changes that. Him coming back after nearly losing his college eligibility and immediately making the money gesture just proves what a ******* he is. He will get his *** stomped for a couple of years and then wash out like tebow.
    I'm sure he'll be fine either way. He's the anti-Tebow and the media laps this **** up.



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