Johnny Manziel won't throw at Pro Day

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Manziel won't be doing this on March 5th
Manziel won't be doing this on March 5th.

Texas A&M Aggies pro day is scheduled for the 5th of March, their quarterback Johnny Manziel however, seems to have created one entirely for himself on the 27th.

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Manziel has decided not to throw at the university's pro day. 

This decision also seems to point to the likelihood that the former Heisman winner won't be throwing at the NFL draft combine either on February 23rd.

What 'Johnny Football' is doing isn't anything too out of the ordinary however.

A lot of quarterbacks choose not to throw in front of the scouts at their pro day or the combine. Even in this draft class, both Alabama's AJ McCarron and Derek Carr of Fresno State have indicated that they have yet to decide whether they will throw at the event or not.

Many quarterbacks don't throw at the combine because their lack of a connection with the wide receivers that they would be throwing to. At the event, quarterbacks are paired up with receivers they have not played with before and thus do not know their tendencies.  

Because of this, QB's feel that they can be marked down by scouts and coaches in attendance for reasons that are out of their hands.

Manziel is set to be a top five pick in May, and wants to be at his best before he throws for the scouts. He has been training with specialist quarterback coach George Whitfield Jr. in preparation for his time to shine. 

We'll have to wait and see how much all this helps and whether his name will be the first called out come draft time. 

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