Spencer Tillman is a former professional NFL player who played running back for eight seasons for the Houston Oilers and San Francisco 49ers.

Spencer is a lead studio analyst for College Football Today, CBS Sports’ pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show. Spencer joined Ed & Steve to talk about college & professional football.

Steve asked Spencer about Johnny Manziel. Spencer said that Johnny Manziel is a malcontent in the same vane as Miley Cyrus and how he constantly cannot control his emotions and needs to be restrainded often. Spencer said he is talented and gifted but he has a lot of negative involved with him.

Ed asked Spencer about paying athletes and is a scholarship enough and should they get more. Spencer said players do not get enough with their scholarship and players should get more but they don’t have the sense to handle that money because they are so young.

Steve asked if Johnny Manziel can be an NFL player. Spencer said it’s going to depend on what pro coaches think about college offenses and the influence college is continuing to have on the NFL and if Manziel can hold up physically.

Finally Ed asked Spencer how he thinks Maryland will fair once they move to the Big Ten. Spencer kept it short and sweet on the Terps…….”they’ll be ok”


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