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'Do The Right Thing!' Aggies Legend Johnny Manziel Demands Return of Reggie Bush Heisman Trophy

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel wants the NCAA to give Reggie Bush his Heisman Trophy back

If nothing else, Texas A&M Aggies quarterback legend Johnny Manziel is one of the more outspoken former players in program history. 

Just recently, Manziel criticized his former coach Kevin Sumlin, ostensibly blaming him for the struggles Texas A&M has had in recent years, the fumbling of Kyler Murray, and more. 

Now, Manziel is at it again, this time going after the NCAA, and demanding the return of Reggie Bush's Heisman Trophy on X.


Manziel noted that he will not participate in the ceremony until that happens. 

"After careful thought and consideration, I will be humbly removing myself from the Heisman trophy ceremony until @ReggieBush gets his trophy back," Manziel said on X. "Doesn’t sit right with my morals and values that he can’t be on that stage with us every year. Reggie IS the Heisman trophy. Do the RIGHT thing @NCAA the ball is in your court."

This isn't the first time Manziel has come after the NCAA for taking away Bush's Heisman either. 

Just last August, Manzel took to Twitter to demand the return of the trophy, calling out the NCAA's decision on Bush, albeit in a much more inflammatory manner.

"There is nothing I want to see more than for Reggie to get his Heisman back," Manziel Tweeted. "I think what the NCAA did in that situation is complete (expletive). He is one of the best college football players in history and deserves to be on that stage with us every year. The only difference between my story and Reggie’s is that my “illegal activities” did not start until after my Heisman season."

One of the most electric players in the history of college football, Bush had one of the most memorable seasons ever in 2005, rushing for 1,740 yards and 16 touchdowns.

He would then go on to best his teammate, Matt Leinart, and Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young for the award.