Quarterback Brock Harmon plays Johnny Manziel role for Washington

Washington quarterback Brock Harmon already has over 4,000 career all-purpose yards entering his third season as the starter.
by Trent Shadid Published: August 30, 2013
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Washington quarterback Brock Harmon already has over 4,000 career all-purpose yards entering his third season as the starter. The dual-threat talent says he's the Warriors' version of Johnny Manziel, and expects big things from teammate Bo Nixon this season.

This is your third season starting, how much will that experience help?

I think it's going to help a ton. It definitely slows everything down and it'll help me provide some leadership to the younger guys. It helps take away some nerves in the huddle. Everyone can look at me as someone that's been doing this and notice I'm calm, so they won't freak out as much.

How would you describe the way you play?

I'm running scared. Just run scared, and throw it to open people. My line gives me excellent time and allows me to stand back there and pick apart a defense. Running with it just comes natural I guess, just trying to keep a play alive.

Is there any famous quarterback that you think you play like?

I would say Johnny Manziel. I'm not as fast as him or as quick, but I can play like him the way I can keep plays alive with my feet and throw the ball well when I need to.

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by Trent Shadid
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Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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