While speed may not be an indicator of Johnny Manziel’s success in the NFL, it sure helps that he has it. Manziel clocked an unofficial 4.56 in the 40-yard dash on Sunday at the NFL Combine. For comparison’s sake, that’s just .01 slower than Super Bowl champion Russell Wilson.
Johnny Manziel ran a 4.56 in the 40-yard dash today (unofficial time), just 0.01 slower than Russell Wilson in 2012.
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) February 23, 2014
Since draft talk regarding Manziel began, he’s been compared to Wilson more than any other NFL quarterback. His size and skill set closely resemble the Seahawks sign caller’s.
Following is a look at Manziel’s 40 from the combine.
[GIF via Los That Sports Blog]