Wherever Johnny Football goes, the circus will follow. Right?
That seems to be a prevailing theme undermining quarterback Johnny Manziel's draft stock. Of course, teams will abide a circus if a player performs. There is the rub with Manziel, who has generated plenty of buzz and controversy out of Texas A&M.
Manziel is an electrifying player capable of incredible things. Unfortunately, all some analysts see is an undersized quarterback with a propensity to run.
So which Manziel will a lucky team be getting at the next level? That is the $64,000 question.
Of course, the dichotomy between dynamic prospect and potential mega-bust has Manziel's draft stock all over the place. NFL.com's Mike Mayock compared Manziel to Steve Young, per USA Today's Jim Corbett, while ESPN.com's Ron Jaworski said the talented quarterback was nothing more than a fourth-round pick earlier this draft season.
It's difficult to see Manziel dropping terribly far in the draft, despite the questions surrounding his game. Does he have bust potential? Absolutely. But how much more of a bust risk is he than any of the other quarterbacks in the draft class?
Should Manziel take a big tumble in the draft, he could become the biggest steal in the draft.
All combine results courtesy of NFL.com.