Scouting Johnny Manziel
July, 31, 2013
By Todd McShay | ESPN Insider
There has been a lot of talk about Johnny Manziel’s off-the-field antics this summer and maturity issues may very well factor into his NFL draft evaluation next April. But how does Manziel, who's 5-foot-11⅝, 200 pounds and runs a 4.40 40-yard dash, stack up as a pro prospect based solely on his skill set as a quarterback?
Here’s a breakdown based off six games of coach-copy tape we have studied. As is the case with all quarterback prospects, we focus on the four key skill sets: mental makeup, accuracy, release/arm strength and pocket mobility.