No, Johnny Manziel didn't ignore Kevin Sumlin

Scott Halleran

Some people are mad at Johnny Manziel for something that didn't happen, which considering everything that's happened this summer, makes perfect sense.

For those that may not be aware, Johnny Manziel's one half of football last Saturday was fairly eventful. He did a couple of celebrations that made humorless people upset, but the thing that got to head coach Kevin Sumlin was this penalty for talking trash to a Rice player:


It then looked like Manziel walked away from Sumlin while the coach was trying to talk to his quarterback. (Manziel was benched after the penalty, and Sumlin expressed clear disappointment after the game.)

But Sumlin said that simply wasn't the case during a news conference on Tuesday.

"When he came off the field, basically I made two statements to him, neither one of which should he have responded to," Sumlin said. "They weren't questions. They were direct statements that I can't repeat right now. So what's amazing to me is the perception that he ignored me. The worst thing that could have happened was for him to reply, based on what I told him."

Personally, I'd like to know what he said to Manziel because I bet it was some next-level coach-cussin'. In addition to Sumlin's word on this topic, people who were on the sideline corroborate that story too:

Now that that's cleared up, let's focus on the next way Johnny Manziel will make people mad. Any ideas?

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