The brand new Johnny Manziel documentary UNTOLD: Johnny Soccer launched on Netflix this week, and it’s wilder than you would probably think about. It’s a captivating take a look at how Manziel’s profession (and life) went off the rails, and we’re studying some astonishing issues.
Simply the most important second that’s catching folks’s consideration proper now could be when his agent, Erik Burkhardt, revealed that Manziel by no means watched tape … ever. Not a sport, not a play, not a second … nothing.
Johnny Manziel was given a staff iPad the place coaches may secretly observe the period of time he spent watching movie.
However the issue was that Manziel didn’t watch any movie. Actually not a minute.pic.twitter.com/ydbOVnybo0
— Joe Pompliano (@JoePompliano) August 9, 2023
In fact this was after Manziel made it to the NFL. Earlier than he stepped foot on a area it was much more wild, as a result of as soon as once more Manziel’s agent outlines how he needed to devise an in depth rollout plan for the NFL Mix as a result of he knew Manziel wouldn’t cross a drug check.
This Manziel factor is unbelievable.
Manziel’s agent was gonna have his dad pretend a coronary heart assault so Manziel may dodge the drug check on the mix!!
He later found that Manziel solely handed all his drug checks at A&M by having some 4th string QB piss for him pic.twitter.com/yIbOM2MPyB
— Sam Monson (@PFF_Sam) August 9, 2023
The plan went a bit of one thing like this:
- Manziel would fly into Indianapolis, exhibiting the league he wasn’t afraid of the method
- Earlier than interviews and drug checks his dad would pretend a coronary heart assault, inflicting Manziel to fly dwelling and be a household man
- He’d get clear and reschedule personal interviews with the groups
This is able to create optimistic hype round Manziel, slightly than risking him blowing up his profession earlier than it started. Additionally, be aware that Manziel’s agent casually notes that that his shopper had a fourth-string QB pee for him to cross faculty drug checks — a cost that Texas A&M hasn’t responded to at the moment.
When it lastly got here time to present groups a personal exercise there wasn’t a receiver for Manziel to throw to, so his agent stepped in and it was a multitude. You may learn all about that right here, as a result of the main points are too unbelievable.
UNTOLD: Johnny Soccer is airing on Netflix now, and there’s sure to be super fallout from the documentary.