Manziel signs with Fan Controlled Football League for 2021 season

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Johnny Manziel is returning to football. The former Cleveland Browns first-round draft pick will be joining a new league.

This is a Fan Controlled Football League that will begin in 2021. Fan Controlled Football will be a 7-on-7 game, where the fans pick the rosters.

Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel holds his dog and his 2012 Heisman Trophy
Johnny Manziel holds his dog and his 2012 Heisman Trophy (Photo by Johnny Manziel/Instagram)

In addition, the fans call the plays for the players to perform.

Related: Marcus Lemonis enters into the mix to find Nashville explosion suspect

“They’re going to let the people join this league be who they are and have fun with it and be a little bit more free than what football is sometimes,” Manziel said. “That’s definitely what appealed to me.”

Manziel returns to football after two seasons. He last played in the XFL with the Memphis Express. He also played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Montreal Alouettes during the 2018 Canadian Football League.

He was a first-round draft pick by the Cleveland Browns in the 2014 NFL Draft. Manziel spent two seasons with the Browns, before being released.

Related: Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy saves struggling businesses with Barstool Fund

As an NFL quarterback, he appeared in 14 games. However, he made eight starts. In those eight starts, he was 2-6.

He went 147 of 258 for 1,675 yards. He had seven touchdown passes and seven interceptions.

Manziel did not see significant playing time until the 2015 season. He was 2-4 as a starter.

Related: WWE Superstar Alexa Bliss is engaged to singer Ryan Cabrera

He went 129 of 223 for 1,500 yards. He also threw seven touchdown passes and five interceptions.

The Tyler, Texas native also won the Heisman Trophy while playing college football with the Texas A&M Aggies.

Report a Typo or Correction

Copyright © 2007-2020. The Capital Sports Report. All Rights Reserved.

All information contained in this Digital Publication are copyright by The Capital Sports Report, and may not be duplicated, copied, modified or adapted, in any way without our written permission. Your use of our work does not constitute any right or license for you to use our trademarks, without the prior written permission of The Capital Sports Report.

Our Content, as found within our Website, is protected under United States and foreign copyrights laws. The copying, redistribution, or use of our publication by you of any such Content, is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Website does not grant you any ownership rights to our Content.

The Capital Sports Report and its logo are official trademarks of Anthony Caruso III and Anthony Caruso Enterprises.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.