After Saturday’s game between Alabama and Texas A&M, three things were clear:
Alabama is now two games – LSU and SEC Championship game – from playing for their third National Championship.
Johnny Manziel is the best offensive player in the nation.
Kevin Sumlin deserves a seat at the table of best coaches in college football.
The first point from that list was a direct result of Alabama beating Texas A&M 49-42 on Saturday. But the last two points were a direct result of what happened during the game. And frankly, what happened in that game was that Johnny Manziel and Kevin Sumlin put on performances that will make them both a lot of money down the road.
The prevailing opinion of Johnny Manziel has been that he lacks maturity. And that in turn has turned off NFL scouts and GMs. But on Saturday, none of that immaturity was evident. Manziel carried himself as a professional on Saturday. He was completely locked in on the task at hand. No taunting, no overzealous, and we also g...