ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Johnny Manziel Cleveland Browns NFL Draft 2014 result has just been revealed. What happened to Johnny Manziel in the NFL Draft, did Johnny Football go first round, and how much money is Johnny Manziel going to get paid? Tonight’s NFL Draft 2014 Results left Manziel looking anxious and frustrated backstage. He did not become the number one quarterback pick tonight. But eventually, the Cleveland Browns drafted Manziel this evening during the first round at pick number 22.
A Johnny Manziel Cleveland Browns draft pick tonight May 8, 2014 at first round, number 22, ended an evening of Manziel-mania. After player prospect introductions were announced, Johnny Manziel got some claps and some boos. Before tonight’s telecast, Johnny Manziel told news that he didn’t care where he gets drafted so long as he plays. In a statement to ESPN he said “Whether it’s (pick) 1 to 200, I just want to play.”
Roger Goodell told news that he was fascinated by the frenzy that Manziel was bringing to the draft this year. He told ESPN “Johnny Football!. I think he represents so much passion for the game, so much excitement. If he brings that to the NFL, that would be a great thing for us and I think a great thing for the fans. He’s a wonderful young man.” Goodell also told news “I had a chance to spend some time with him this morning. He’s obviously focused and determined to be successful. I wouldn’t count him out, that’s for sure.”
Manziel said that it was important for teams to understand what he offers. “For me that doesn’t factor in.” He added “Obviously, I don’t get to choose where I go today but also it’s what’s best for the team and that’s what kind of guy that I am.” Manziel said that he is not worried about sitting on the bench for a year. “I went to [Texas] A&M, redshirted, and sat behind [Ryan] Tannehill and learned a lot”. He added “There’s guys that been in the league and know a lot more than I know going in. If I need to sit and learn from them for a year or whatever the case may be, then I’m openly willing to do that if that’s what’s best for the team. That’s all I care about.” For other NFL Draft results tonight click HERE.