Talented college quarterbacks seem to be a dime a dozen; all of them can run, throw the ball hard and have multiple leadership traits. But few have the sheer appeal and creativity of Johnny Manziel.
The Texas A&M Aggies quarterback had another huge season despite having a constantly attacked defense and a spotty offensive line. While Manziel’s offseason was plagued with multiple headlines and distractions, he proved that no-one should doubt his on the field talent.
By definition it seems Johnny just oozes talent and every week is a treat for fans to watch. Many experts though, think that while he is very talented in college, it will not necessarily translate into a solid pro career.
Not only that, but with fellow highly-rated prospects like Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater and South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney also slated to be possible first overall hopefuls, it will be interesting to see what happens on draft day.
Not to mention that on top of all of that, the Houston Texans (who own the first overall pick) have multiple needs and at different positions. Clowney would be great to see with star defensive end J.J. Watt, while they severely need a franchise quarterback which Bridgewater most definitely could be, but Manziel could very well be that guy who captures and bottles that Michael Vick-esque allure.
Regardless of what happens, it seems that the Texans have a bit of a good problem has they can go down multiple routes and would seem to be a winner in every scenario. That is unless Manziel says he is not declaring for the draft, then everything that was preplanned would be compromised.
Johnny “Football” might very well hold the cards to multiple NFL teams’ hands with whatever decision he decides to make tomorrow.
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