Posted January 04, 2013 on alabama.scout.com
NOTEBOOK: After Texas A&M's scrambler Johnny Manziel got the best of Alabama, the Crimson Tide has vowed to make sure that they don't make the same mistakes against Notre Dame's mobile quarterback Everett Golson.
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