I get on ESPN for beating us in the head with things that aren’t necessary (like the way they hyped Clowney), so to be fair I have to do the same to other networks, in this case CBS.
According to Richard Deitsch in his SI Media column, CBS will have “Johnny Cam” for the much anticipated Texas A&M vs. Alabama matchup.
They are calling it Johnny Cam. For the mega-showdown this Saturday at Kyle Field between Alabama and Texas A&M, CBS Sports has added an extra camera that will focus solely on Texas A&M quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel. “No matter where he is and no matter what part of the game it is, we will have a shot of it,” said Craig Silver, the coordinating producer of college football for CBS Sports. “If he is anywhere in sight of that camera, we will catch it.”
This is over the top and ridiculous. There are more people on Texas A&M than Johnny Manziel, he is the quarterback, so with or without “Johnny Cam” we were going to see him a lot. This is the type of overkill that leads college players to ask themselves….
“If they are treating me like a God, why can’t I act like a God?”.
Do better CBS, you have been Skiptized.