Six Heisman Trophy winners, six opinions on Johnny Manziel

So how does the Heisman Trophy fraternity feel about its newest member, Johnny Manziel, and the trouble he faces with the NCAA? It depends, of course, upon whom you ask. But more and more former Heisman winners are speaking out one way or another. This week, the Johnny Chronicles strings together a half dozen samples. Did we miss someone? Comment below and link us to more ex-Heisman winner reaction, and we'll add it:

Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh, RB, 1976 -- The former Dallas Cowboys star is tiring of Manziel's youth being a defense for all.

Earl Campbell, Texas, RB, 1977 -- The Houston Oilers Hall of Famer from Manziel's hometown of Tyler, Texas told NFL AM the Heisman went to Johnny Football's head.

Tim Brown, Notre Dame, WR, 1987 -- Lay some blame on Texas A&M, says the accomplished ex-Raider.

Desmond Howard, Michigan, WR, 1991 -- Like a lot of current and former athletes, the former Michigan star and ESPN personality believes NCAA rules reform is overdue.

Ricky Williams, Texas, RB 1998 -- The enigmatic former Texas Longhorn hinted that trouble following Manziel isn't as new a development as people think it is.

Cam Newton, Auburn, QB, 2010 -- No stranger to starring in college football under NCAA eligibility scrutiny, the Carolina Panthers quarterback pointed out that the Heisman Trophy put Manziel in a place that nobody can be ready for.

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