Manziel Monday – July 13, 2015 – I Am Older and Have More Insurance Than You Do
Yes, I stood in line for almost two hours to get Johnny Manziel’s signature yesterday, Sunday, July 12, 2015.
I chose the white mini-helmet to have Johnny Manziel sign. The particulars of how I was able to obtain a ticket to the event, why I chose to obtain it and how much money I spent to obtain his signature plus the inscription of “Heisman 12” are another story. Today is the backstory of why I chose the white mini-helmet.
Date: Wednesday, July 2, 2015 – Confirmation of being a ticket holder for event on July 12. Eventually only 350 tickets were sold. Each item you wanted him to autograph required a ticket. Large ticket items (full size helmets, footballs, posters) were $150.
Date: Thursday, July 3, 2015
Place: Aggieland Outfitters, College Station, Texas – AKA – Drive By Credit Card Amount Increases
Need: Something for Johnny Manziel to sign on the Johnny Manziel Resurrection Tour.
Conversation with clerk – aka 18 year female student:
Me: I cannot decide which mini- helmet I want him to sign. I think I will go with the white one because that was the one The Aggies wore when we defeated Alabama in 2012.
Clerk: Oh no. That was an away game, so it would have been the black one!
Me: Thoughts to self – Did you just tell me I was wrong? I am older, have more insurance and confident enough to bet any sheepskin on my wall that I am smarter than you. And I will forget more about Aggie football than you will ever know. I know where I was and who I was taking to on the phone (Ms. Navasota, T. McE) as the clock ran out (read: witness) when score was Texas A&M 29 and Alabama 23 in Tuscaloosa in 2012.
Me: I will take the white one.
A couple of shots. Gig ‘Em.