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Johnny Manziel family hires attorney

Updated: August 9, 2013, 2:03 PM ET
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Johnny Manziel's family has hired an El Paso, Texas, attorney with experience in NCAA matters as the Heisman Trophy winner faces an investigation into whether he was paid to sign autographs.

ESPN has reported that Manziel is being examined for allegedly signing autographs for money before last January's BCS title game between Alabama and Notre Dame. Such a deal would compromise Manziel's status as an amateur.

Jim Darnell will represent the Texas A&M quarterback.

"There's no ...

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