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Report: Manziel fined in year-old misdemeanor complaint

July 15, 2013 at 10:17 PM

BRYAN, Texas, July 15 (UPI) -- Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel has pleaded guilty to a year-old misdemeanor charge, the Bryan Eagle reported Monday.

Manziel jumped into the national spotlight last season by leading Texas A&M to a road win over Alabama, which went on to capture its second straight national title.

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Prior to last season he was detained by police for refusing to identify himself following an altercation outside a bar near the A&M campus.

Court records showed he spent the night in jail. The newspaper reported Manziel agreed Monday to pay a $2,000 fine and $232 in court costs.

The court appearance came one day after it was reported that Manziel had been sent home a day early by organizers of the Manning Passing Academy, where he was serving as a counselor, for missing meetings and practice sessions.

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