Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel left the Manning Passing Academy football camp a day early after missing some of his assignments as a counselor and coach.
“After missing and being late for some practice assignments, Johnny explained that he had been feeling ill. Consequently, we agreed that it was in everyone’s best interest for him to go home a day early,” read a statement emailed Sunday by a camp spokesman.
The camp, held at Nicholls State, is run by former Saints quarterback Archie Manning and his sons, the Broncos’ Peyton and the Giants’ Eli. It began Thursday and ended Sunday.
Texas A&M had no comment beyond the camp’s statement but confirmed he will be present for the Aggies’ Wednesday morning session at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala.