On and off the field he is one scrutinized collegiate players of all time. And despite growing pains in the glare of the media spotlight -- in the face of his detractors, Johnny Manziel has excelled as few have. After declaring his plan to enter the 2014 draft, Manziel, sent a personal message to Texas A&M fans, and fans across the U.S.

Here's a an excerpt.

How can you not like this, c'mon? Read the entire letter, here.