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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas A&M alum Johnny Manziel is playing football again

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Plus: New commit Trevell Johnson has high expectations

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Texas A&M Aggies and former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel is back on the gridiron. Over the weekend, Manziel took his first snaps with the new upstart Fan Controlled Football League, which allows for fans to call plays for the teams on the field.

“We’re having a blast,’’ Manziel said, according to 247Sports. “This league is fun, and everybody that’s here is having a good time, so we’ll keep getting better.’’

See for yourself:

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: As Baylor wins again, UT goes cold on offense

Austin American-Statesman: After full recovery, Texas again trending upward

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Texas’ Brown expanding learning curve

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Texas to honor four QBs and their national title teams

Dallas Morning News: Texas WR/TE outlook for 2021: Can Moore emerge as a No. 1 option?

247Sports: Mike at Night: Sunday night updates on support staff hires

247Sports: What Billy Glasscock’s hire would mean for Texas

Inside Texas: Burton: Special players on special teams

Inside Texas: Texas’ toughest three-game stretch in 2021 is…

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

No. 13 Texas finishes strong in 70-55 win over TCU

No. 13 Texas vs. TCU: Game thread

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

Burnt Orange Nation: 5-star QB Maalik Murphy commits to Texas

Burnt Orange Nation: 3-star LB Trevell Johnson commits to Texas

247Sports: The Stampede: Setting the board for 2022 with new Texas staff in place

247Sports: Touted DE DJ Wesolak talks top schools

247Sports: Longhorns establishing pipeline at Martin High School following commitment of Trevell Johnson

247Sports: Commit Analysis: Closer Look at Texas Commit Maalik Murphy

247Sports: Sarkisian and staff heating up after commitment of Maalik Murphy

Inside Texas: Recruiting Matters: 5 four-stars committed, where the class is headed

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Dallas Morning News: With Baylor leading the pack, here’s a look at where Big 12 teams stand ahead of March Madness bracket preview

Our Daily Bears: Davion Mitchell’s Time: The interview and profile of his offensive development at Baylor

Frogs O’ War: Haylen Green and Zach Humphreys are the battery that charges TCU baseball

Frogs O’ War: 3-star OL Cade McConnell commits to TCU football

Frogs O’ War: Texas 70, TCU 55: Frogs fade down the stretch on the road

Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners outlast West Virginia in wild 2OT win

Cowboys Ride For Free: Recap: Oklahoma State takes care of business against Kansas State, 67-60

Cowboys Ride For Free: Oklahoma State lands commitment from QB Garret Rangel

The Smoking Musket: Evaluating WVU’s fourth down decisions last season

The Smoking Musket: No. 14 West Virginia misses late opportunities, falls to No. 12 Oklahoma in double overtime

Wide Right & Natty Lite: It’s time to make a change

Bring On The Cats: Another Wildcat rally falls short: Oklahoma State 67, K-State 60

Rock Chalk Talk: Is this Jalen Wilson’s resurgence?

WHAT WE’RE READING

SB Nation: Anthony Davis, Lakers know they need to be careful with his Achilles

SB Nation: Report: Eagles have spoken to Seahawks and Colts about Zach Ertz trade

NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • New Texas commit Trevell Johnson has high expectations for himself on the Forty Acres.