Johnny Manziel attracts large crowd for autograph signing

KATY, Texas — Johnny Manziel hasn’t started an NFL game in 404 days, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a major attraction 30 miles away from the heart of Super Bowl week events.

The line at Stadium Signatures led out the door as the former Cleveland Browns quarterback signed autographs, shook hands and posed for pictures for an hour and a half Thursday night at the Katy Mills mall. Fans arrived early with their memorabilia, mostly Texas A&M jerseys, posters and helmets, though a few Browns jerseys were spotted as well.

Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner who played two seasons for the Aggies, was in good spirits for what one store employee called “the largest crowd we’ve had, even bigger than (signings for) Earl Campbell and Warren Moon.” The selfies were free, but fans paid $99 per autograph and could have…