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Johnny Manziel continues to silence more critics

Johnny Manziel on Pro-Day
Johnny Manziel on Pro-Day

Texas A&M quarterback and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, brought out all of the stops for his highly anticipated, must see Pro-Day in College Station on Thursday.

Manziel who's has been no stranger to controversy or media attention, performed like a true champion in front of many NFL general managers, former President and Mrs. Bush, while clean versions of his friend and music artist Drake blasted through the speakers.
He threw in front of 8 head coaches and representatives from 30 NFL teams on the Texas A&M campus, dressed in shoulder pads, shorts, black jersey with his number 2 on it and a black helmet.

You play the game on shoulder pads on Sundays," Manziel explained. "Why not come out and do it? ... For me it was a no-brainer."
Manziel through approximately 65 passes to six different receiver including his favorite target in wide receiver Mike Evans.

Texans general manager Rick Smith and new head coach Bill O'Brien observed Manziel's day.

"I was obviously going for perfection. So had a couple balls hit the ground. One was on me. One was a little bit high. I could've got it down for him a little bit," said Manziel.

Manziel thought he did and the Texans agreed so much that they invited him to Reliant Stadium for a meeting and workout with the team.

"He made the throws that you look for and that you wanted to see, so it was good," Smith said. "It's just a part of it and it was impressive."

Both Smith and O'Brien utter the same sentiments as this was just a step in a long process ahead for the team and possible draftees. With the Texans having the first pick in the draft, the team will remain open to selecting the right player that fits their needs and system.
Working with his quarterback's coach George Whitfield most of his life and intensely the last two months in California, Manziel showed why he showed why he should be the unanimous choice as the number one pick.

He worked under center, making throws of all distances, on the run and in the pocket. Whitfield added some challenges to the workout, waving a broom and chasing him with it on several throws.

He completed his last throw to Evans as the completion of a extensive display of the skills that Maziel possesses.
He also exhibited an enormous amount of class and respect as he went to every official and representative and thanked them for coming even before he worked out.
"For me to call those guys up, just wanted to speak on my behalf as well as the six guys behind me and thank them for coming out," said Manziel.

Everyone from Lebron James to Michael Vick praised and sent words of encouragement via twitter to Manziel.

By far one the most amazing Pro-Day showing from a college quarterback in a long time.

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