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Texas A&M regent wants stadium named after Johnny Manziel
Texas A&M regent wants stadium named after Johnny Manziel

It used to take more to get a stadium named in your honor. It helped in the old days if you were rich and owned the team and could simply strong-arm your name on to the edifice (think Wrigley Field or Crosley Field). Even the great Paul Bryant has to share the venue name at the University of Alabama, although the Bear does get first billing at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The Denny part is named after former school President George Hutcheson Denny, who lived from 1870 to 1955. Corporate sponsorship — who could forget Edison's hostile takeover of Anaheim Stadium? — has only cheapened the naming rights process. My personal view is you should never erect a statue or name a stadium after any...

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