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Billy Bob Thornton

Johnny Manziel Will Be a Beast

... In the NFL

5/14/2014 7:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Johnny Manziel NFL Hype
The Houston Texans will rue the day they passed on Johnny Manziel ... so will the Raiders and the Cowboys -- because he's going to be a KILLER pro quarterback ... so says Billy Bob Thornton

The "Friday Night Lights" star -- who's a huge sports fan -- was leaving Tavern in Los Angeles last night when he told us he thinks a lot of people have seriously underestimated the explosive Heisman Trophy winner.

"I wasn't so big on the Johnny Manziel thing when he was in college," Billy Bob says ... "But I think in the pros ... I think he's gonna do better than they think."

Browns fans better hope he's right. Meantime, watch the video (below) and try not to cry. 

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