What's buzzing:

Dr. Saturday

Texas A&M freshman QB arrested then poses for shirtless mugshot

Graham Watson
Dr. Saturday

View gallery

.

(Stuart Villanueva/College Station Eagle)

Johnny Manziel isn't helping his cause in the race to be Texas A&M's new starting quarterback.

The freshman, who emerged as one of the two leading candidates to replace Ryan Tannehill, was arrested early Friday morning and charged with disorderly conduct by fighting, failure to identify and having a fake driver's license.

View gallery

.
Police on bicycle patrol noticed a fight between two men around 2 a.m. and, after breaking it up, asked Manziel for identification. He handed police a fake ID that stated he was 21 years old. Police spotted the ID as a fake and, after a search, found two other driver's licenses — one fake and one real.

As of Friday morning, Manziel remained in Brazos County Jail in lieu of $6,435 bail.

But the best part of Manziel's arrest — other than him giving the cops a fake ID — was perhaps his shirtless mugshot, which quickly made the rounds on the Internet and was ripe for mocking. I know, his shirt was probably torn or something like that, but this is a rare find. I wonder if he's been sitting in jail this entire time without a shirt? Probably made him pretty popular with the other inmates. And if they gave him a shirt, why couldn't he have worn that shirt for this mugshot? Just seems like a gratuitous shirtless photo.

So, Manziel has achieved Internet legend status for one of the best mugshots ever before he even takes a snap. Congratulations young man.

With Manziel in the doghouse, fellow quarterbacking competitors Jameill Showers, Matt Joeckel and Matt Davis are left to fight over the starting quarterback role.

- - -
"Like" Dr. Saturday on Facebook for football conversations and stuff you won't see on the blog. And follow Dr. Saturday at its new home on Twitter: @YahooDrSaturday

View Comments (31)
  • Blatter takes the plaudits in final FIFA election pitch

    By Mike Collett ZURICH (Reuters) - Incumbent FIFA president Sepp Blatter used all the tricks of the old master he is after 17 years in the job to woo delegates at the FIFA Congress when he made his final election pitch before voting began for a new … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 13 seconds ago
  • Meet Ronda Rousey's next opponent Bethe Correia

    Meet Ronda Rousey's next opponent Bethe Correia

    Brazilian bantamweight Bethe Correia caused quite a stir Tuesday when she said that she hopes Ronda Rousey doesn’t ‘kill herself’ after their UFC 190 title tilt on Aug. 1.

    That comment, alone, could be looked at as a bit of a promotional snafu, even

    More »

    12 minutes ago
  • Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case

    Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case

    Former New Orleans Saints football player Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four states. Under the plea agreement outlined Friday in a New Orleans courthouse, Sharper … More »

    The Canadian Press - 12 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Giro d'Italia points classification after stage 19

    May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Points Classification Giro d'Italia after Stage 19 on Friday 1. Giacomo Nizzolo (Italy / Trek) 159 2. Sacha Modolo (Italy / Lampre) 142 3. Elia Viviani (Italy / Team Sky) 134 4. Philippe Gilbert (Belgium / BMC Racing) … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • Smooth Federer ends Dzumhur's dream day

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - For Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur it was the day he had dreamed of while for Roger Federer it was just another day at the office. The two, from vastly different tennis backgrounds, met across the net for the first time … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago