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Christopher L. Gasper

Johnny Manziel case latest example of NCAA hypocrisy

What Johnny Manziel is guilty of is playing the wrong sport on the wrong day of the week.

If the Texas A&M quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner were playing on Sundays in the National Football League, instead of Saturdays in the Southeastern Conference, no one would care if he got paid to put pen to pieces of memorabilia.

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