2012 Heisman winner, Johnny Manziel, has had something of a busy off-season, making headlines on numerous occasions for anything from failing to show up as a camp counselor at the Manning family football camp, to trolling his haters on Twitter. Surrounded by all this controversy, ESPN's Wright Thompson spent some time with Manziel and his family to get a closer understanding of the Texas A&M redshirt sophomore, uncovering a kid who not only has to deal with the trappings of his new-found fame, but also the heightened expectations and admiration of those already around him. Thompson's take shows just how difficult it can be for 20 year old when he's expected to not only be leading his teammates on the field, but his family off of it. Read the piece here.
Read Wright Thompson's Profile on Johnny Football