June 7, 2014 5:49 PM

Turns out, Johnny Football was on Royals' radar

The Royals aren’t averse to drafting star college quarterbacks. In 1979, they selected Dan Marino in the fourth round and John Elway in the 18th. Neither signed to play baseball, and Johnny Manziel wouldn’t have either. But for a fleeting moment, the Royals thought about drafting the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M.

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