In 2012, a diminutive freshman quarterback at little-known Texas A&M emerged as a sports sensation. Known as “Johnny Football,” his passion on the field was matched only by his partying off it. His star power and antics grabbed national attention, but as fame and controversies grew, he struggled. The upcoming documentary “Untold: Johnny Football,” directed by Ryan Duffy, delves into his rise, fall, and redemption. Premiering on August 8, 2023, the film features candid interviews with Manziel, his family, coaches, and more, revealing the behind-the-scenes story of his tumultuous journey. This documentary is part of the “Untold” series, with more stories to come on August 15 and 22. “Untold: Jake Paul the Problem Child” is available for streaming on Netflix.
About Untold: Johnny Football TV Show
"Untold: Johnny Football" delves into the captivating rise, tumultuous fall, and inspiring redemption of an undersized Texas A&M freshman quarterback who became a sensation known as "Johnny Football" in 2012. His on-field passion and off-field partying drew nationwide attention. Initially relishing his alter ego, the film uncovers how the influx of money and heightened scrutiny led to his downfall. Through candid interviews with Manziel, his family, coaches, and others, the documentary reveals the behind-the-scenes story of scandals under paparazzi glare. From NFL draft hopes to personal struggles, it explores his pursuit of inner peace and happiness in a quieter life. Premiering on August 8, 2023, "Untold: Johnny Football" is a part of the "Untold" series, offering a deep look at sports stories.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.