Found December 09, 2012 on 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
Tonight in New York City, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman in NCAA history to win the Heisman Trophy award. Manziel finished with 474 first place votes, and at age 20 was the second youngest player to take home the trophy behind Alabama’s Mark Ingram. Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o came in second and Kansas State’s Collin Klein took third place. Manziel threw his name in the Heisman conservation after he marched in Tuscaloosa and defeated #1 Alabama. The play of game was when Manziel ran into his own lineman, scrambled out of the pocket, and somehow managed to find A&M wideout Ryan Swope in the back of the end zone. Many analyst called this play Manziel’s Heisman moment, which is the one big-play that sticks out in mind of Heisman voters. Behind the man called “Johnny Football”, Texas A&M would finish 9th in the BCS polls and will face Oklahoma in AT&T Cotton Bowl. on January 4th. Watch some of Manziel’s highlights below and let us know if you think he was deserving of the Heisman Trophy Award.  
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