Why Johnny Manziel Will Never Be Elite NFL Draft Prospect

May 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

At this time last year, no one knew who was going to be the quarterback of the Texas A&M Aggies as they prepared for their first season in the SEC.
Since then, “Johnny Football” has taken over the college football landscape in a Heisman trophy-winning, extra point-missing campaign. His innate ability to make terrific scrambles out of broken plays allowed him to become the first freshman-eligible player to win the Heisman since its inception in 1935.
At the ripe age of 20, Manziel has reached unimaginable heights that most players can only dream of before he can legally drink.
None of this, however, suggests that Manziel has what it takes to cut it in the NFL.
Johnny Manziel can make all of the crazy mad-lib plays he wants in the college ranks, but ultimately, his future as an NFL player will depend on his ability to hang in the pocket and make stick throws into tight windows—not running around in circles like he’s playing two-hand touch.<...

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