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Baker Mayfield Reacts To Johnny Football Comparison

Baker Mayfield speaks at press conference.

Baker Mayfield gave his take on the comparison.

They're both Heisman Trophy winners. Both are seen as "too short" by some NFL scouts.

Baker Mayfield consistently draws comparisons to Johnny Manziel. However, the former Oklahoma star wants nothing to do with those comparisons.

Mayfield took the field today for Senior Bowl practice. After getting delayed due to a family issue, the reigning Heisman-winner practiced and spoke with reporters afterward.

While speaking with reporters, Mayfield was asked if he compares to Johnny Manziel. "Everybody wants to compare me to all the Johnny Football stuff, but I love the game of football."

Both Manziel and Mayfield had off-field issues. Mayfield was arrested prior to the 2017 season.

Despite being undersized, Manziel was selected in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Mayfield is attempting to do that as well.

Current mock drafts suggest the former Oklahoma star will go in the first round. One of those mocks even has the Jets selecting Mayfield with the No. 6 overall pick.

Mayfield has not decided whether or not he will play in the Senior Bowl. He revealed his mother is not feeling well, which caused his delay in getting to the Senior Bowl in the first place.

Will Mayfield have a more successful NFL career than Johnny Manziel?