Johnny Manziel Reportedly Asked to Leave Nike's the Opening by Mistake

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJuly 8, 2014

The Opening

Johnny Manziel is pretty easy to spot anywhere he goes...except at Nike's The Opening football camp, apparently.

High school recruits are at Nike's elite, invite-only camp this week, and the company has Manziel there to serve as a camp counselor. Unfortunately, it's tough to help out if you're not actually with the players.

Kipp Adams of 247Sports reported that the camp's security staff asked the Cleveland Browns quarterback to leave the area: 

Per Wahoos247 Insider Jamie Oakes, Manziel was asked by security at The Opening to leave the area. While this might raise some eyebrows based on recent events, it turns out the staff security simply did not know who 'Johnny Football' was. ...

Oakes reports: 'To Manziel's credit, he didn't bat an eye and walked off as requested.'

It's tough to imagine someone not knowing who Manziel is, but it does happen occasionally. This time, it just led to a mistake. (Coincidentally, the Browns QB signed with Nike earlier this year.)

Manziel was, however, able to take part in the camp earlier this week.

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