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Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel sits at the back of the courtroom while his defense attorneys confer with the prosecution during his initial hearing, Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Dallas. The Heisman Trophy winner and former Texas A&M star was indicted by a grand jury last month after his ex-girlfriend alleged he hit her and threatened to kill her during a night out in January. No plea was entered, but defense attorney Robert Hinton says Manziel plans to plead not guilty. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)

Johnny Manziel reached a dismissal agreement in his domestic violence case


Johnny Manziel reached a dismissal agreement in the domestic violence case that will require him to meet certain conditions for a year before the charges are cleared, reports ESPN

Manziel will have to attend an anger management class, attend a domestic violence impact panel, and participate in the NFL's substance-abuse program. 

Manziel was accused of hitting and threatening former girlfriend Colleen Crowley during a night out. The charge is punishable with up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine. 

Manziel was not present when the agreement was negotiated on Friday. 

"If the undersigned defendant fails to meet one of the requirements of this agreement or is charged with a new offense, the defendant will be prosecuted for this offense," the agreement states.

Manziel has not signed with a team in the NFL since leaving the Cleveland Browns in March. 

Much discussion on social media over Johnny Manziel's antics has taken place. 

Many still lament the loss of Manziel's unfulfilled potential. 


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