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      Johnny Manziel's NFL pro day was over the top as usual

      Johnny Manziel's NFL pro day had a former president, lots of swag, a Drake soundtrack and even some football, too.



      The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner threw for 75 officials from 30 teams on the Texas A&M campus Thursday.



      He also had some special guests, as former President George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara - and her two dogs - rolled into the facility on golf carts about 10 minutes into the workout.



      The always flashy Manziel was true to his over-the-top Johnny Football persona, trotting into the facility with his receivers as a tune by his buddy Drake blasted through the building.

      He wore camouflage shorts, a black Nike jersey with his white No. 2 and caused a stir by wearing shoulder pads and a helmet.



      Manziel didn't understand why it was a big deal.



      "You play the game in shoulder pads on Sundays," he said. "Why not come out and do it? ... For me it was a no-brainer."



      Manziel threw about 65 passes to six receivers, including A&M teammate Mike Evans, who like Manziel is expected to be a first round pick in the May draft.

      Only two passes weren't caught and Evans grabbed a third long pass out of bounds.

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