Father Football: Johnny Football ‘Ate Skittles, Drank Beer And Won The Heisman’

  • Matt Rudnitsky

Johnny Football Manziel Drinking

We have more Johnny Manziel “news” involving alcohol. Johnny Football’s father said something hilarious, and we must present it to you. ESPN’s otherworldly writer Wright Thompson is profiling Manziel, and this quote appears in the soon-to-be-released, clearly must-read piece.

The whole interview is more than worth your time, but fast-forward to 5:50 for the quote, if you’re impatient.

He ate Skittles, drank beer and won the Heisman.

Mr. Football joins the ranks of Michael Beasley, Lamar Odom and Marshawn Lynch as athletes who swear by Skittles, and now we’re wondering what’s inside those magical candies, and if it might be sketchier than HGH.


UPDATE: The story is out. Read the story.