Johnny Manziel says his phone died, causing him to oversleep at Manning Passing Camp


The summer of Johnny Manziel included his expulsion from the prestigious Manning Passing Camp. Today, in an interview with ESPN, Manziel said he simply overslept and that his phone died.

“It’s been a busy summer for me, I probably bit off a little more than I could chew in July. Been traveling, been going a lot of places and um, just overslept. I made a mistake, didn’t wake up in time when I should have and that’s pretty much the end of that.”

“…simply, phone died, overslept”

On why he left the camp: “It was a mutual decision to get home and relax”

On whether he drank at the Manning camp: “I’m not going to go into the details. We had social events every night.”

On the media: “I guess I feel like Justin Bieber or something.”

Now, can we leave this kid alone? He’s 20, he’s having fun, he’s in college. He’s not the first person to oversleep after a night of cocktails.