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For Manziel, Heisman Rules

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COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M athletic director Eric Hyman sat down with Johnny Manziel's parents recently and discussed the star quarterback's new title.

“I told them he's no longer a freshman, and he's no longer a sophomore, junior or senior,” Hyman said Sunday. “He is a 'Heisman.'”

After the Kerrville Tivy-ex won the Heisman Trophy on Dec. 8, he became a target of the gossip website TMZ.com, which released pictures of Manziel partying at a Dallas bar. His parents were present, the site later reported, and no one saw the 20-year-old drink.

The night before, Manziel had posted a picture (later removed) of himself on Twitter fanning cash in an Oklahoma casino. NCAA spokesman Stacey Osburn said in response to the photo,...

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