Bret Bielema watched plenty of Johnny Manziel before he ever thought about pursuing the Arkansas job.
While at Wisconsin last season, Bielema saw the Texas A&M quarterback from afar as Manziel ran circles around the Southeastern Conference - all the way to the Heisman Trophy.
The first-year coach of the Razorbacks will have the opportunity to witness Manziel in person on Saturday when Arkansas (3-1) hosts the Aggies, who are making their first trip to Razorback Stadium since 1990.
Bielema can only hope the Razorbacks fare better in their second go-around again Manziel than they did in their first - a 58-10 drubbing at the hands of Texas A&M (3-1, 0-1 SEC) last season. The quarterback accounted for 557 yards of total offense (453 passing, 104 rushing), a coming-out game in a season-long, coming-out party for the talented signal caller.
''I just don't want him to be great on Saturday,'' Bielema said.
Manziel hadn't even been born the last time the Aggies played a game in ...