Johnny Manziel now wants to be called 'John'

Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel

It's official: Johnny Manziel is an adult now.

The former Texas A&M star and Heisman Trophy victor has finally chose to leave his fun-loving, wild identity in the past and mature into a new era of his career by officially going by "John".

As part of his discussion with Dan Patrick, John [ny] addressed his brief stint in the Canadian Football League, as well as his even shorter stay as a member of the AAF's Memphis Express.

Manziel now finds himself at a crossroads in his life and football career, which has apparently inspired him to change his name to ...

During an appearance on The Dan Patrick Show Monday morning, Manziel revealed that he's simply going by John Manziel these days.

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"Just kind of turning over the page and moving forward a little bit", Manziel said.

When Patrick responded by asked Manziel if he was "all grown up,"John said he is "getting there, I guess".

The former Heisman Trophy victor wants to go by just "John" now.

When it comes to being a quarterback, Manziel added that he's trying to get back to the level when he felt like a "surgeon with a football in my hand".

He declined to go into detail about what happened that led to his departure from the CFL and subsequent banning from the league.

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