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DALLAS — Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel has reached a deal with prosecutors for the conditional dismissal of a domestic assault case involving his former girlfriend.

Defense attorney Jim Darnell said there is still work to be done to finalize the deal, but that he was encouraged after a Thursday morning hearing.

A judge set another hearing for Dec. 1, when the case could be settled. The troubled former Cleveland Browns quarterback left the courtroom without responding to questions.

The 23-year-old Manziel is accused of hitting and threatening former girlfriend Colleen Crowley during a night out in January. The former star at Texas A&M faces a misdemeanor assault charge that carries a penalty of up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.

The tentative deal doesn’t end his legal troubles, however. He also faces a lawsuit for his alleged role in trashing an L.A. rental home, and Darnell has said he has spoken to the attorney representing the car company that loaned a car to Manziel and friends. That car was totaled in an April accident.

Manziel enrolled in classes at Texas A&M for the fall semester. He is listed in Texas A&M’s current student directory as a senior whose major is in recreation, parks and tourism sciences.

After two seasons marred by off-the-field struggles and limited on-the-field success, the Browns waived Manziel on March 11 and he was suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season for a violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.

Manziel, who was drafted with the 22nd overall pick in 2014, spent 10 weeks in rehab after his rookie season.

In two seasons with the Browns, Manziel played in 15 games with eight starts. The Browns went 2-6 in those starts. Manziel has completed 147 of 258 passes (57 percent) with seven touchdowns, seven interceptions and a career passer rating of 74.4.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.