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Manziel leaving Texas A&M for NFL draft

  • APTexas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel
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    Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel

Johnny Football is heading to the NFL.

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel declared for the NFL draft on Wednesday, wrapping up a spectacular two seasons in which he became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy and helped the Aggies make a splash in their first two years in the Southeastern Conference.

In a letter posted by the university, Manziel says he felt it was the “right time” to take the next step toward the NFL. He thanked his coaches and fans.

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