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Johnny Manziel denies he’ll be charging for autographs at Super Bowl

Johnny Manziel vehemently denies that he will be signing autographs or taking professional photos and selfies with fans for money in Houston during Super Bowl Week. He also reflected on how he’s trying to be a better person this year after being “lost in the sauce” in 2016.

The former NFL quarterback started things off by taking to Twitter to indicate there’s no substance to the reports concerning his alleged cash grab. ESPN’s Darren Rovell was among the first to report on Manziel’s Super Bowl plans.

Manziel took to Twitter to blast off a series of tweets in which he disputes he’ll be charging any money for autographs and the like.

Manziel, who told TMZ Sports this week that he’s training hard for and “dead serious” about making an NFL comeback, went on to detail how he hasn’t “been this happy in a long time.” He acknowledged in a subsequent tweet how he “was a douche” in 2016 but is looking to be a better person in the coming year.

While Manziel insists he’s “not charging a penny” for selfies at the Super Bowl, it appears money will be changing hands for photographs, autographs and the lie, per a Facebook post from Stadium Signatures, a store in Houston that is putting on the event on Feb. 2.

“Come Meet Aggie Legend Johnny Manziel at our KATY MILLS Mall store Thursday February 2nd from 7-8PM. We will be doing Autograph Tickets for $99, Professional Photo Op tickets for $99, Selfie tickets for $50 and Inscription (up to 4 words) Tickets for $29. Inscriptions must be accompanied with an Autograph ticket. These will be Johnny’s first ever Public Autograph Appearances. Tickets will be on sale this week! He is one of two Heisman trophy winners in the history of Texas A&M.”

Another Manziel appearance is scheduled for Feb. 3 at another Stadium Signatures location. But if we are to believe Manziel, he won’t be making any money of either appearance.

Perhaps most importantly, though, Manziel’s reflective tweets about being “#LostInTheSauce” and the like indicates that maybe the 24-year-old is on his way to getting his head straight.