Manziel Still Cutting Upfield

Manziel Still Cutting Upfield

Joe Routt Boulevard, named for a Texas A&M All-American, runs within a Johnny Manziel spiral of Kyle Field, an asphalt path leading to one more nickname for Johnny Football: Joe Routt Johnny.

It's only fitting for the Aggies' version of Broadway Joe. In the time since Manziel, A&M's 200-pound bundle of energy, won the Heisman Trophy on Dec. 8, the Kerrville Tivy graduate embarked on a whirlwind tour that would leave Broadway Joe Namath — and rock singer Joe Walsh — jealous of his tales.

In 1978, Walsh crooned “Lucky I'm sane after all I've been through” in the song “Life's Been Good,” and 34 years later Manziel can relate. Two days after he won the Heisman in New York, Manziel read the top 10 list on the “Late Show with David Letterman.”

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