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Johnny Manziel signs endorsement deal with Snickers candy bar

Eric Edholm
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Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)

Johnny Manziel might not be the Cleveland Browns' starting quarterback yet, but he has signed an endorsement deal with the world's most popular candy bar.

Snickers has tabbed Manziel to star in its "You're Not You When You're Hungry" campaign, with a TV commercial likely to hit the airwaves as we approach the NFL season, ESPN.com's Darren Rovell reports.

This adds to the growing list of Manziel endorsements. He already has worked with McDonald's, Nissan and Nike for various ad campaigns.

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Manziel might have been only the 22nd pick in this past NFL draft, but he has been the most popular and controversial figure in the entire draft class, selling more jerseys than any other rookie.

The Browns currently list Brian Hoyer, who is coming off a torn ACL, as their starting quarterback. But bet you he doesn't endorse any chocolate bars.

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