Rich Eisen, the face of the NFL Network, sat down with HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski Monday to discuss the controversy surrounding Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and the allegations that he signed autographs in exchange for money from brokers.
The Associated Press recently reported on the allegations:
Citing unidentified sources, ESPN's "Outside the Lines" said the Heisman Trophy winner signed items in exchange for a five-figure fee during his trip to Miami for the BCS championship game.
ESPN said sources told "Outside the Lines" that Manziel signed photographs, footballs, mini football helmets and other items at the request of autograph broker Drew Tieman.
Reached at his home Sunday night in Pembroke Pines, Fla., Tieman declined to make any comment or take any questions from The Associated Press.
Asked about the incident, Eisen told HuffPost Live that while he doesn't think college football players should be paid, he thinks that, under the circumstances of this alleged incident, Johnny Manziel "should make as much money off his own autograph as he possibly can."
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