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Mar 20, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel shake hands following the fourth quarter of the game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Texans Monday Roundup: Johnny Manziel leads QBs


Looking back at the Johnny Manziel Pro Day from last week, yet again, he might have had one of the more impressive workouts in recent memory, because there were some folks who now say Manziel is the best QB in this draft.

One of those folks being NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, as he said the following late last week, as quoted by the Ultimate Texans blog on from the Houston Chronicle:

“I think the kid loves competition … I think the kid lights up like a Christmas tree when all these GMs (are here). Do you want a guy that lights up or a guy that shrinks? And in the NFL … I think he’s that kind of guy.”

I don’t completely agree with Manziel being the best QB in the draft, but he was there in person and studies NFL QBs more than I do, so there is that. Plus the throws Manziel made were nice, but, again, against no defense.

I just can’t get excited over any QBs pro day performance, whether it be Manziel, Blake Bortles or Teddy Bridgewater, because lets face it … it is their pro day for a reason. That reason is make sure they look the best (without defenders chasing them or offensive linemen sating in their way).

Manziel could become the next star in the NFL and I will look completely wrong, and I hope he does because the NFL can always use stars. All I’m saying is I don’t believe he’ll be the No. 1 overall pick by the Houston Texans.

In other Texans news:

• Here is the latest 2014 NFL Mock Draft from Fansided’s Josh Sanchez. He has the Texans selecting quarterback Blake Bortles No. 1 overall.

• Here is a re-do the 2007 draft from Fansided’s NFL SpinZone. In the actual draft the Texans selected defensive tackle Amobi Okoye. Find out who the Texans selected in the re-do by NFL SpinZone.

• Here is a third round mock draft from Fansided’s NFL Mocks.

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  • Monty

    You may be right, but I hope your wrong. Johnny would be the best thing to happen to the Texans since the franchise started. And the best thing in Houston since “Luv ya blue” days!

  • bernmac

    Johnny would have the Texans rocking!

  • Mike O Smith

    IM a old time Oilers fan and helped build reliant stadium. I put in the Air Handlers and a lot of the pipe and much of the copper pipe that is in Reliant stadium. I have never missed a game. With that said If the Texans pass on Johnny I will not be happy. I can handle Johnny being a bust and TEXANS having to draft another QB in a few years. What I can not HANDLE is Johnny being a NFL STAR for the JAGS. THAT would make me sick and this old Luv you blue fan as a little boy would just want to cry. The thought of the TEXANS having a true BLUE Native son running the show on SUNDAY would just be the best thing that has ever happen to HOUSTON it would be like it was when EARL was playing in the DOME. The smiles on peoples faces when Johnny throws that first 60 yard BOMB to AJ and lets loose the BOOM is just going to drive fans WILD. PLEASE BILL BOB AND RICK DRAFT JOHNNY JUST DO IT. for all the people of HOuston JUST DO IT.

    • Johnny 3:16

      Texas needs him playing with us, not against us.