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Johnny Manziel's Parents Worried About His Heisman Fame

May stunt his growing up

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College football celebrity Johnny Manziel's tumultuous life off the field has been widely documented.

Since winning the Heisman Trophy as freshman, the Texas A&M quarterback has been in the spotlight with his every move (and tweet) dissected.

Never has Manziel's personal life been covered like it was in ESPN The Magazine's latest story by Wright Thompson.

In the lengthy article, which warns for "mature subject matter and language," the reasoning behind Johnny Football's highly-scrutinized behavior was explained thoroughly and Manziel's parents, Paul and Michelle, were main subjects in the writing — expressing fear that their son's star persona will halt him from growing up, as Thompson put it.

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