Johnny Manziel, a.k.a. "Johnny Football," may have a great nickname, but is it the best in college football history?
Manziel's moniker is catchy and appropriate, but we're talking about elite territory here. College football has seen quite a few great labels for great players, from "Prime Time" to "All Day."
Let's see how the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner stacks up in this category. Here are the 10 best college football nicknames of all time. The criteria considered when compiling and ranking the entries were the following (not in any specific order):
Catchiness of nickname
Talent and accomplishments of the player
Endurance of the nickname
Appropriateness of the nickname (capturing the player's style and/or personality)
(Note: Wikipedia was used in some cases for statistical and/or background information.)