Somewhere along the line, "Johnny Football" became a spectacle, but he hasn’t lost anything on the football field. He’s the same athlete with the same ability to make something out of nothing.
With one week left in the regular season for the Missouri Tigers, the future of their impressive second season in the Southeastern Conference comes down to whether Missouri can beat Texas A&M.
As Missouri senior Max Copeland prepares for his final game at Faurot Field, he reflects on his outlandish career with the Tigers.
The football team plays Blue Springs at 7:30 p..m. Friday in St. Louis.
Johnny Manziel keeps fans and not-so-fond football watchers guessing. He comes from a wealthy oil family in Texas, almost went to play for the Oregon Ducks and has a 21-year-old "Uncle Nate," who stirs the talk about the Texas A&M quarterback.
In its first game of the Miami Thanksgiving Tournament, Missouri beat Hartford 68-45. The win was Robin Pingeton's 50th with the Tigers.
The fifth-year senior spills on his go-to wrestling move, "Saving Private Ryan" and his choice for the best quarterback in college football.
Tamba Hali has recovered after spraining his right ankle in last week's loss to San Diego. Meanwhile, linebacker Justin Houston is considered "week to week" after dislocating his right elbow against the Chargers.
Running back Zac Stacy, cornerback Trumaine Johnson and left guard Chris Williams, who were injured in last Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears, have been cleared to play against San Francisco on Sunday.
Missouri volleyball's Wayne and Susan Kreklow have raised their family around basketball and volleyball.
Frank Haith returned from a five-game suspension to lead the Missouri men's basketball team to a 78-67 win over Northwestern.
The recipe for stopping Peyton Manning and Tom Brady has been the same for years. Get pressure on them, and you have a chance. The same can be said about most quarterbacks, in fact. Except Johnny Manziel.
Missouri women's basketball travels to Miami to play in the Miami Thanksgiving Tournament. Missouri is 6-0, and the next win will be coach Robin Pingeton's 50th with Missouri.
The prevailing thought all season was Kansas City couldn't win a high-scoring game, and that its defense would have to carry the load. But while the Chiefs didn't beat San Diego, Alex Smith and his cohorts at least proved that they could pick up some slack.
Dallas is at least temporarily ahead of Philadelphia (6-5) atop the NFC East.
It hasn't been determined whether John Fox, who is recovering from heart surgery, will coach from the sideline or the booth for his first game back, when the Broncos host the Tennessee Titans on Dec. 8.
Ryan Kreklow helped the team with 18 points, seven steals, five assists and five rebounds.
The San Francisco 49ers have remained vague on when the wide receiver will return, though they're hoping he can play against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
If the Lions hadn't started the game so poorly, the score could have been even more lopsided. The Packers have a five-game losing winless streak for the first time since 2008.
The victory provided the Ravens (6-6) with their first winning streak since September and pushed them ahead of the Steelers (5-7) and four other teams in the race for the final wild-card slot in the AFC.