Posted November 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
Sam Houston State won't spend much too time worrying about its 47-28 loss to No. 9 Texas A&M on Saturday with the Championship Subdivision playoffs starting in a week. ''We need to put it in our rearview mirror,'' coach Willie Fritz said. Sam Houston State (8-3), which was the FCS runner-up last season and has already clinched a share of the Southland Conference title this year, had its seven-game winning streak snapped with the loss. Johnny Manziel threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns, and ran for 100 yards and two more scores to lead Texas A&M to the win. The redshirt freshman threw an 89-yard touchdown pass to Uzoma Nwachukwu on A&M's first offensive play of the second half. The dual-threat quarterback then attempted the extra point, but it sailed wide right, ending the Heisman hopeful's day with A&M (9-2) leading 40-0. He broke the NCAA freshman quarterback rushing record of 1,029 set by Missouri's Brad Smith in 2002, and ...
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