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Barry Switzer Calls Johnny Manziel “A Little Prick”

If you thought Ron Jaworski's assessment of Johnny Manziel was harsh, it's courteous compared to Barry Switzer's real talk on CBS Radio in St.

If you thought Ron Jaworski's assessment of Johnny Manziel was harsh, it's courteous compared to Barry Switzer's real talk on CBS Radio in St. Louis.

Ron Jaworski critiqued Johnny Manziel from a football perspective as a project who doesn't have the proper training making pre-snap adjustments, is inexperienced throwing in the pocket and may not be able to endure the physical punishment as a diminutive scrambler.

Switzer likes to tell it like it is. As a former coach, he also has the insight to read through the baloney.

Via Larry Brown Sports


"I'm gonna tell you. I said Johnny Manziel is … I don't like his antics. I think he's an arrogant little prick," Switzer said. "I've said that and I'll say it again. He's a privileged kid, he's embarrassed himself, he's embarrassed his teammates, his program. He's embarrassed his coach. And they'll all have to defend him because they have to coach. I know that. I spent 40 years in the damn game so I know how it works."


I'm not so sure why everyone is surprised though. Those comments are actually improvement over Switzer wanting to open up a can of whoop ass all over Johnny Football this summer. Surprisingly, this is an improvement. 

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Switzer also had a higher opinion of Manziel the football player than Jaws.

“I’ve never seen a college football quarterback do what he does,” he said. “It’s staggering … he’s the most dominant college football quarterback I’ve seen in a long time. I‘ve compared Manziel to Michael Jordan and Oscar Robertson. He takes over a game like those guys did.”