Johnny Manziel wins the Heisman
College freshman rises to fame
- Duration 4:44
- Date Dec 9, 2012
College freshman rises to fame
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And the winner of the -- -- memorial trophy is.
Downey man yeah.
That had to be the longest ten seconds.
And I'm here with us.
And tell us what that moment was like.
They did a whole job with the reduction of its really -- as much suspense as possible and it was.
So nerve -- your face you look like.
-- Like you were almost emotional about it therefore is that for an emotional time from for me and it's in my -- As emotional as he got -- some of those so special for me test to see him and our priority to us it's it it is remarkable the first freshman -- -- -- And the statistics are mind blowing in and of themselves of course what you've been able to accomplish on the field.
But last year he he he he lost to coach coach you need to take it down you're implying it.
How do you go from that to this.
-- think whatever -- -- and college that's that's a year for you to get better and really just everything.
So that year was big for me in incursions have the was -- did a great job of a -- me to play the nature whatever I do get a chance so failures -- -- -- here.
Understand that you didn't know is on behalf of all thank you want to be a professional baseball player growing up always wanted to be a baseball guy though is -- baseball World Series.
They're Jeter in the Yankees -- -- -- for me.
So grown up -- it was always -- professional baseball and then.
High school whatever football kind of came different stage.
I carry with you gotta stop when and he thought it hurts your body just turned -- -- -- last week as we never got -- -- best all right thank you and in football.
Yeah how your all kiss Johnny acts of operating -- a lot of things you get this is the -- which raises the one do you get to take this home with the pressure has been drivers all over the place this week but do I think he won no one goes in the school I touch it and you can't touch it it is it is -- -- -- You -- -- you -- stand on which you refused to take off and any sort of photo opportunities you where all the time and we get a close up of it here on one of the cameras.
What is so special about this -- wrist bands you where the story behind it -- this was special -- there's of 45 year old kid in Houston Texas who's diagnosed with terrible -- cancer.
And he's been he's been fighting this for for quite some time now.
And just where he goes through right now is going through thirty to 45 days have been in the hospital -- units themselves transplant Sabena young and in his moment.
How he looks up to me on the football field in -- and how -- look at him for what he does it's been since I was -- or for sure.
You -- some nice sunshine you -- But do you do.
She with you she is she in the studio that's -- little embarrassed right now.
Hair out what was her response last night -- -- back can go away.
Communal legacies in their way up from -- -- -- -- -- ecstatic I had about.
Thirty -- 45 family members here which was.
That's incredible what do you do next year I mean this is your freshman year.
So now the pressure got to be on me.
To try to clip some of those records and he can you have a repeat performance of what she managed to pull off this year or next year but the big thing going in the spring is just mentioned that as a team we wanna win the national championship and that's -- -- -- and what we wanted to -- and then.
Some -- me do managers can -- here that was the case but it.
We wanna be -- -- terms of next year what's the name of your your town your from -- Texas 40000 people 4000 people.
What do you think kids going on in that town a small.
Find well -- all -- parties I don't.
We get a break and stuff like that I suppose I don't know so -- -- -- -- You want what you grow up to play for the Texas Longhorns did you brought up as a kid that was those who wanted to -- -- and didn't really didn't really play out that way you recruit you they did a little bit but I never got -- scholarship and and what do they think in the.
And -- we understand that your coach -- has a rule -- doesn't let freshmen.
Talk to the media so this is been sort of baptism by fire for you what's this onslaught in -- I enjoy.
Like news is secure in Tokyo and in the medium have you know a little bit about who I am so.
During the season it was good to just it would focus on the season and there -- about football wherever the outdoor.
I've been one time before couple years ago now.
Catchers that if you're knicks game go to giants came in and see some cool stuff.
You know hopefully you'll see a lot of cool stuff player here this time if you walk -- -- -- carrying that whole -- and it's like it much yeah.
Welcome to New York City got it.
-- congratulations an incredible -- it is -- joining us now Heisman Trophy -- your Heisman Trophy pleasure talking about Tokyo's well I meanwhile let's get your headline.