Aaron Oster of Rolling Stone and The Baltimore Sun and Glenn Clark recently had WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts on their wrestling podcast, Jobbing Out, to promote the iTunes release of his documentary, The Resurrection of Jake the Snake. During the show, Roberts talked about Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, who Roberts thinks is going down a path like his.
“I’m trying to get a hold of Johnny Manziel and I’m going to tell that boy, ‘You need to get on antabuse.’ I understand where his head is at. I understand what it is to be Jake the Snake, or Johnny Manziel, Johnny Football. You got all of these expectations from other people. Not just yourself, but other people. You start being the party guy for them.”
Roberts was asked directly if he would do something for Johnny similar to what Diamond Dallas Page did for him.
“Yes I would,” Roberts replied. “Put that out there. If somebody can put me in contact with him, do it. Not only him, but several of those guys who are screwing up out there… like that Trevone Boykin. You were going to be in a bowl game, and look what you did. I’d love to get a hold of him and sit him down. Say what I did in my career and what I did. At least I had a career before I blew it.
“Let’s get Johnny Manziel out here. I’ll take care of him… I’ll save his life or drive him crazy, one of the two.”