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Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
The internet is a buzz about ESPN NFL analyst Merrill Hodge's breakdown of Johnny Manziel's game that included calling him a "bust." Check it out...

He has absolutely no instinct or feel for pocket awareness. He has an instinct to run. That’s a bad instinct if you’re going to have that in the National Football League,” Hoge said on “SportsCenter” on Wednesday. “You have to play in the pocket with traffic around you and throw it. When traffic comes around him, he runs, and that’s dangerous in the National Football League. His skill set does not transition to the National Football League, and it is a big, big risk. In fact, I see bust written all over him, especially if he’s drafted in the first round.
Hodge never holds back, I love it.
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lsu223 - 20 months ago
Wait, so we're talking about the National Football League? I'm sure Johnny Manziel will do well in the National Football League. The National Football League needs more quarterbacks like Johnny Manziel.
lsu480 - 20 months ago
Here he is jocking Brohm over Rodgers. LINK
lsu480 - 20 months ago
Not to mention he said Brian Brohm was gonna be way better than A-Rod!
lsu480 - 20 months ago
He also said JaWalrus was gonna be a great QB so there is that.....
StorminAg - 20 months ago
LSU stopped him his freshman year and when he had a fractured thumb on his throwing hand. That does not make his career.
MasonTiger - 20 months ago
LSU stopped him with some of their lesser defenses over the years. NFL defensive coordinators will do the same.
mikelbr - 20 months ago
I think his name is Hoge, not Hodge.
I don't like JM's shot at NFL stardom, but Hoge is a pompous ass.
RB10 - 20 months ago
According to the stats Ryan Leaf was a better QB than Peyton Manning. So stats actually do lie.
StorminAg - 20 months ago
Johnny was the most accurate passer from the pocket in the nation last year. Stats don't lie. RG3 is a track guy playing QB. Skinny and not very accurate or consistent. His production in College doesn't even come close to Johnny's.
Spaulding Smails - 20 months ago
Hoge called the Tebow bust and he called the Vince Young bust...I sense Merrill might have a knack for these things
TOKEN - 20 months ago
He is right
RB10 - 20 months ago
Yeah RGIII is only bigger, stronger, and faster. Not to mention obviously more intelligent. All that aside I'm sure Johnny will be 10x the QB that RGIII is in the league.
mkibod1 - 20 months ago
I enjoy how Merrill always dresses properly and says National Football League, instead of abbreviating it, although he is hardly more than a functioning retard.
LSUJay13 - 20 months ago
Manziel is garbage. Will never make it in the NFL.
StorminAg - 20 months ago
Haha...RGIII couldn't hold Johnny's jock.
RB10 - 20 months ago
Hoge is a huge d-bag but he isn't wrong here. Manziel is a poor mans RGIII.
HeavyCore - 20 months ago
Can't stand Merrill
denvertiger - 20 months ago
Said similar things about Vince Young, if memory serves
10888bge - 20 months ago
nothing to see here.......Just trying to diminish draft value so he can be picked up late on the cheap
lsutothetop - 20 months ago
I hate it. Hoge is a fricking moron.
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