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Barry Switzer says he's tired of Johnny Manziel's antics

September 05, 2013|By Houston Mitchell
  • Johnny Manziel gives the "money" sign during a game against Rice.
Johnny Manziel gives the "money" sign during a game against… (Scott Halleran / Getty Images )

You can add another name to the ever-growing list of those annoyed by Johnny Manziel: former Oklahoma and Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer.

Switzer took issue Wednesday with Manziel's antics during Saturday's game against Rice. During the game, Manziel would often rub his thumb and forefingers together, a gesture that usually means "money." After a short run, Manziel mimed signing an autograph while shaking his head.

“I’m certainly disappointed in his actions. For him to act so arrogant, I wanted to jerk his facemask. Of course you get fired for that now; in the old days you could get away with that,” Switzer said during an interview with ESPN Radio.

“It’s just the world we live in. Kids just come sometimes with a misplaced value system. When I see this happen, I wonder where the core value system comes from, if he has a core value system. This young man needs a hell of a lot of development.”


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