“Johnny Golfball,” coming to a course near you.
Even though Johnny Manziel – the artist formerly known as “Johnny Football” – is taking snacks for the 7-on-7 Fan Controlled Football League, he is firmly leaving his gridiron dreams behind him. The 28-year-old, Manziel, said on a recent podcast with former NFL player Chris long that she was focused on becoming a professional golfer the entire time she was on the link, cutting herself at the age of 40 is.
“I'm giving myself 12 years to try to play professional golf,” Manzil said “Green Light Podcast.” “I'm going to grind it out and see how good I can be and see if I can't enter some tournaments, and see if I can't finally try to play professional golf . I think it's very tough., But this is what I'm setting for my goals. I have 12 years to try and create a PGA Tour event. “
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Manzil says he is a “0 or 1” disabled and plays golf five days a week with friends. The former NFL QB called himself “washed out” a few times on the podcast, believing that his football career is firmly in the rear-view mirror.
“I don't have it like I used to, and I'm definitely fine these days,” said Manziel.
Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner with Ais M, was a first-round selection of the Browns in 2014, but his ineffective production and personal issues got in the way of his career, and he was released in 2015. Distracts CFL and now AAF before landing in FCFL.
In 2018, Manzil revealed that he had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and had struggled with alcohol in the past.
Manzil returned to the field on Valentine's Day, completing a single pass in five attempts for the FCF Zappers.