Johnny Manziel to Wear Shoulder Pads and Helmet During Pro Day

Kenny DorsetDirector of Social MediaMarch 27, 2014

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With all eyes on him, Johnny Manziel will be doing something a little different during Texas A&M's pro day Thursday.

While most prospects wear shorts and T-shirts during their pro days, Manziel will be wearing a helmet and shoulder pads as he tosses the ball around.

Here's a look at Manziel in his black helmet and jersey:

Manziel explained his decision to's Gil Brandt:

Albert Breer of the NFL Network passes along more perspective on Manziel's decision:

Bleacher Report's Matt Miller relays some speculation from an NFL scout and his own take:

Plenty of NFL coaches will be in the house to see the Heisman Trophy winner in action:

[Chris Mortensen]