On Thursday afternoon, the center of the sports world shifted to College Station, where former Texas A&M star Johnny Manziel held his pro day.
Everyone seems to have an opinion on the professional prospects of this polarizing Heisman winner. And that includes Thunder superstar Kevin Durant, a well-known football fanatic who said, in an interview with the Sports Animal, that Manziel impressed him in his workout.
“I seen the beginning of Johnny Football’s pro day and I was really impressed that he threw in pads and a helmet,” Durant said. “Everybody is throwing in shorts and a T-shirt and he wanted to take the challenge and do something different. You gotta applaud that,”
Durant went on to tell the station that he’s a “huge” Manziel fan and is “wishing him the best”.
“I would take him in the top five, if I was a GM,” Durant said. “He might not be the tallest or the strongest, but he’s gonna go out there to play to win and give his all on every play.”