Many people don’t like Johnny Manziel for who he is — millionaire playboy and backup NFL quarterback who comes from money and previously won the Heisman.

When he does something seen as outrageous, but normal in his eyes, it’s often newsworthy. Last week during the Cleveland Browns’ bye week, Manziel traveled back to Texas A&M to take in the Aggies’ game against Auburn. He talked to old friends, made new ones and was big man on campus for the weekend.

When a few photos leaked of his post-game fun (yes, he partied, but it was all relatively tame and nothing incriminating), Manziel’s work ethic and yearning to improve was immediately questioned.

He addressed his weekend getaway on Thursday to local media: