Johnny Baseball? Not so fast

Johnny Manziel was drafted last week by the San Diego Padres, a selection that shocked Cleveland coach Mike Pettine, who said he didn’t even know his well-known rookie had a background in baseball.

“My first question was I didn’t really even realize that he played baseball,” Pettine said after practice Wednesday. “I think it was back in high school, and I didn’t even get a chance to talk to him about it.”

Pettine was asked if he thought the Padres’ move is a publicity stunt.

“I don’t know,” he said. “When I heard it, somebody texted me about it, and I didn’t think it was that big of a deal because the kid’s die-hard football. It was a bit of a surprise.”

I agree with coach. I highly doubt Johnny Football will leave the Browns for baseball, but look at the bright side at least he has a fall back option, unlike Tim Tebow.

Share this articleShare on Facebook0Tweet about this on Twitter6Share on Reddit0Pin on Pinterest0Share on LinkedIn0Share on Google+0Digg thisShare on StumbleUpon0
Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds on Twitter and Facebook for up to date NFL Draft News, NFL Draft Projections, and NFL Draft Rankings. Jesus is the only way to Salvation
Privacy Policy