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What Does Johnny Manziel's Football Future Look Like?

In what was probably the finale of his college football career, Manziel put on the most "Johnny Football" performance ever.
Posted at 5:17 PM, Jan 01, 2014

Johnny Manziel reportedly played his last game as a Texas A&M Aggie on New Year's Eve and the finale of his college career was about as "Johnny Football" as it gets.

"This is the play we'll show forever,"

"What was that?"

"I don't know! What do you want me to tell you?" (Via ESPN)

That was one of  Manziel's five touchdown passes. The infamous Johnny Football led his Aggies from 21 down to beat the Duke Blue Devils 52 to 48. (Via KPRC)

Manziel finishes his sophomore season with the second most total yards in a single season in SEC history. Behind who you ask? Himself. Beating out the likes of Cam Newton and Tim Tebow. (Via KRIV)

And according to a NFL.com reporter, the 6 foot 200-pound A&M QB will be declaring for the draft next year. Though that has not been confirmed by Manziel. (Via Twitter / @Gil_Brandt)

But let's just say he does enter the draft, what can we expect from Johnny Football and how will he be received by NFL scouts?

Well if post-bowl game press is any indication, Manziel's draft stock has never been higher. 

NFL.com reporter Bucky Brooks writes, "I'm sure there are several NFL coaches and scouts clamoring for a playmaker of his caliber at the quarterback position. ... despite lacking ideal physical dimensions for the spot."

Bleacher Report adds, "His latest showing against the Blue Devils was the icing on the cake for his top-10 stock and will forever be etched in the halls of collegiate football history."

After becoming the first freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy, Manziel used his newfound fame, gaining some critics along the way. (ViaInstagram / jmanziel2)

But he returned to gridiron sophomore-slump-free which led Forbes to note his value extends off the field. 

"[Manziel's] ability to add value to which ever team drafts him is also significant. He has proven to be a marketing machine for the Aggies, helping the school boost revenue through fundraising, and ticket and merchandise sales." (Via Forbes)

If Manziel does enter the draft he'll have two other top QBs to compete with — Alabama's A.J. McCarron and reportedly Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater.