Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Untold: Johnny Football’

Untold: Johnny Football Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2023 Netflix Documentary

The Untold: Johnny Football soundtrack includes music by Florida Georgia Line, Z-Cars and 3VM. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Ryan Duffy’s 2023 Netflix documentary. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

Untold: Johnny Football chronicles the rise and fall of a Heisman Trophy winner. As Johnny Manziel transforms into a college football superstar, he loses track of his professional goals. The storyline follows Johnny as he speaks openly about addiction issues. Music supervisor Jessica Berndt (Untold: Jake Paul the Problem Child) and Chris Swanson (Untold: Hall of Shame) selected the featured needle-drops for the 70-minute Netflix documentary. In addition, Lee Hazlewood recorded the theme song, “Your Sweet Love.” Here’s every song in Untold: Johnny Football.

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Untold: Johnny Football Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2023 Netflix Documentary

Untold: Johnny Football Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2023 Netflix Documentary

  • “Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line (00:04:00): Johnny talks about high school football in Kerrville, Texas. The Untold: Johnny Football soundtrack song scores a game sequence. Johnny remembers his “lifeline.”
  • “Hog off the Road” by Z-Cars (00:14:00): Johnny makes a breakthrough at Texas A&M. He speaks about “everything aligning right with the universe.” Nate Fitch remembers having fun with Johnny.
  • “Johnny M” by 3VM (00:33:00): Nate talks about business. The track kicks in during a transition scene. Johnny remembers earning big money as a 19-year-old.

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Netflix released Untold: Johnny Football on August 8, 2023. The documentary features on-camera appearances by the following people:

  • Erik Burkhardt
  • Alan Cannon
  • Billy Liucci
  • Meri Malechek
  • Michelle Manziel
  • Paul Manziel
  • Eric Bolling
  • Blake Bortles
  • Barbara Bush
  • Drake
  • Boomer Esiason
  • Wallace Gilberry
  • Kliff Kingsbury
  • Jay Leno
  • Rachel Maddow
  • Vince Young
  • Manti Te’o
  • Kevin Sumlin
  • Nick Saban
  • Mike Slive
  • Mike Pettine
  • Randy McIvoy

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.