In just a few months, the XFL will make its comeback to TV screens and football fields around the country. When the league first announced its comeback, most thought former college football star Johnny Manziel would be an ideal fit for an XFL team.
However, the league's commissioner made it clear that Manziel likely won't be on an XFL field when the league kicks off in February.
XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck suggested the Manziel doesn't have what it takes to play in the new league.
Here's what Luck had to say, via the Tampa Bay Times:
"I would argue that the players we have are better than those guys, to be honest with you. Johnny has his own history, and we have coaches from the CFL who have seen him close up."
Luck isn't the only one.
Daryl Johnston, the former Cowboys star and the director of player personnel for Dallas' XFL team, threw cold water on the notion of signing Manziel earlier this year.
"I passed on him in San Antonio and I’d pass on him again here," said Johnston, referencing his time with the Alliance of American Football league, according to the Dallas Morning News.
Will Manziel ever step on the field again?