Former Texas A&M quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel surrendered to authorities Wednesday afternoon. His surrender came after a Dallas County grand jury indicted him last week for assault causing a bodily injury to a member of his household, a misdemeanor. Manziel is accused of hitting his ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley so hard that she temporarily lost hearing in her left ear.
Manziel posted $1,500 bail before being released from jail. He is currently doesn't have an agent, a team or much chance of playing in the NFL in 2016. He's also been dropped from his sponsorship deal with Nike.
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Although the alleged assault occurred in Dallas, Manziel turned himself over to Highland Park police under a Texas law allows the accused to surrender at any police station. Manziel is expected to make his first appearance in Dallas County court Thursday. He faces up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine if convicted.