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'I need to get my life in order'

Mar 01, 2017 - The Dallas Morning News

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel assured a Dallas County judge on Tuesday that he's trying to turn his life around so that a misdemeanor assault charge against him can be dismissed.

Manziel, 23, was charged with misdemeanor assault last year. His ex-girlfriend accused him of kidnapping, beating and threatening to kill her during a fight, which she said left her deaf in her left ear.

Last fall, the Dallas County district attorney's office and Manziel's legal team reached an...