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Johnny Manziel Says, He Was Trying To Be A White Boy Smoking A Blunt With OVO After Drake’s Draft Day Dropped

It has been almost nine years since Drake dropped the single Draft Day produced by The Fam; co-produced by Boi-1da] and in April 2013. The single was dedicated to Johnny Manziel, a rookie quarterback coming out of Texas A&M after his junior year and two years after winning the Heisman Trophy. He was the first to achieve this feat as a freshman.

In the single, Drake’s lyrics mention Johnny Manziel, “Draft day, Johnny Manziel.
Five years later, how am I the man still?”

The original album cover features Johnny Manziel and two ladies. After winning the Heisman Trophy Manziel shared during a 2013 appearance on “Rage” with Richie and Greggo on 105.3 The Fan, the two meet each other in Toronto.

“Probably meeting Drake,” Manziel said. “I went to Toronto before I went to Cabo for spring break and got to hang out with him and all of his crew and kind of watch how the music was made. Just got a chance to get to know him a little better and get advice from someone who I really, really like their music.”

Johnny Manziel is also good friends with Drake’s father, Dennis Graham.

“Very good friend,” he told TMZ in a 2018 interview.

On Wednesday evening, Johnny Manziel was on Clubhouse as a guest of Druski. The two spoke in the Behind The Vest With Druski room. Druski asked about the Drake song [Draft Day] during the conversation.

“It came out in 2013, and I was pretty much still in college, getting ready to get drafted and the whole Drake situation. The way he moves and the way his life is. S*** I still have people come up to me and say something about that song,” said Manziel.

“But, for me, I was just trying to hang with the crew. I was just trying to be a white boy and probably smoke a blunt or something with the crew. That’s what I was trying to do, I didn’t know any better.”

While in college had an OVO tattoo on his wrist. Drake was asked during a 2015 interview with ESPN’s First Take how his relationship with Johnny Football started.

“We went from come to the show and from me supporting his games to becoming friends, and I think our friendship will last a very long time.

Speaking of Drake, According to the Los Angeles Times, He is selling his  “Yolo Estate” in Hidden Hills, and will be moving into his new place in Beverly Crest. It was previously owned by singer-songwriter Robbie Williams.

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Written by Landon Buford

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