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Georgia’s Todd Gurley among Heisman favorites

  • 10:34 am Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 by Andy Johnston
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You can find odds on everything these days, even how long Kim Kardashian’s marriage to Kanye West will last.

So it’s no surprise that Heisman Trophy odds are already listed, nearly two months before the start of the season.

The favorite, according to Las Vegas sportsbook Bovada is the young man who walked away with the 25-pound bronze man last year — FSU QB Jameis Winston at 3-to-2.

Winston, who is a sophomore, could become the first player to repeat as Heisman winner since Ohio State RB Archie Griffin in 1974 and ’75, something that Johnny Manziel, [More]

‘House That Johnny Built’ has a nice ring to it

  • 2:15 pm Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 by Andy Johnston

When we last saw Johnny Manziel, he was modeling new Cleveland Browns apparel at the NFL Draft.

He apparently made a lasting impression on at least one Texas A&M official.

Jim Schwertner, a member of the school’s Board of Regents, thinks the school’s stadium should be renamed “Kyle Field: The House that Johnny Built,” to honor Manziel.

Kyle Field is undergoing a $450 million renovation to increase capacity to 102,500.

“The last person that we all need to thank, and I’m very serious about this, is Johnny Manziel,” Schwertner told Statesman.com. “The stars came together, and we talked about this project for [More]