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Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is trying to think of some creative ways to stop Texas A&M's prolific duo of Johnny Manziel and Mike Evans.
He admits it's not easy. Nobody's been able to do it so far.
Manziel is having a stellar encore season after winning the Heisman Trophy, completing 71.4 percent of his passes for 1,489 yards, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions through five games.
Freeze said Manziel is more apt to stay in the pocket this season and deliver quality throws - especially to the 6-foot-5 Evans, who towers over most defenders and is averaging nearly 25 yards per catch.
The Rebels (3-2, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) host No. 9 Texas A&M (4-1, 1-1) on Saturday. It's the first of six straight home games for Ole Miss.
Freeze said slowing the Manziel-Evans connection may mean being a little unorthodox.
''We've thought about a lot of crazy things,'' Freeze said. ''We're trying to think out of the box a little bit ...
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Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field, in Oxford, Mississippi just played host to one of the best games of the season and another Heisman moment for superstar and current Heisman holder Johnny Manziel. Texas A&M wins over Ole Miss (41-38) in a last second thrill ride.
Johnny “OVO” Manziel lead a late game-winning drive over Ole Miss and fought back time after time...
The Ole Miss/Texas A&M game as a heck of a contest last season and it appears that it is going to be the same this year as well. For much of the game the Aggies appeared to be in control, but the Ole Miss offense has been getting the job done in the second half.
Like on this play where Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace looks like Johnny Football with the Houdini-like scramble...
Ole Miss chasing down Johnny Manziel in 2012. Photo: Corpus Christi Caller.
In his first season as head football coach of Ole Miss Hugh Freeze saw his team lose to Texas A&M 30-27 in its first year in the SEC. This was a month or so before Texas A&M's starting quarterback Johnny Manziel exploded onto the national scene by leading the Aggies to an upset victory...
Johnny Manziel threw for 346 yards, ran for two touchdowns and No. 9 Texas A&M rallied to beat Mississippi 41-38 on Saturday night.
Texas A&M's Josh Lambo made a 33-yard field goal as time expired to give the Aggies (5-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) the win. They trailed 38-31 midway through the fourth quarter, but Manziel engineered a 75-yard drive, ending with his...
For awhile it was not looking good for the Aggies. The defense was having a hard time stopping Bo Wallace and the Ole Miss offense in the second half. The A&M offense briefly sputtered giving the Rebels a chance to take the lead in the fourth quarter. With time ticking away it became a game of who had the ball last.
Lucky for the Texas A&M faithful that happened to...
Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel busted out his “money sign” celebration after scoring a touchdown against the Ole Miss Rebels.
On a Saturday full of upsets Johnny Manziel led Texas A&M past an upset bid of their own from Ole Miss. Though his performance wasn’t one for the record books, or anything quite close to that, his two rushing touchdowns and yet another 300-plus yard game through the air was enough to lift the Aggies to victory, which was all the more important on this Saturday...
The high-powered Texas A&M offense tries to score every time it has the ball.
But the ninth-ranked Aggies, led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel, get angry when they don't score a touchdown on every offensive series.
Center Mike Matthews says the offense is: ''unstoppable, so every time we go on the field it's a disappointment if we get stopped...
“I can’t wait to leave College Station.” – Johnny Manziel
It is GameDay. Johnny Football comes to Oxford to give the Rebel defense their “true test” of the year. The Aggie offense is putting up an average of 49 points per game. Then you have the questionable Aggie defense, who is allowing nearly 500 yards per game. This defense is lead by defensive back Toney Hurd Jr...
Ole Miss Defensive Coordinator Dave Wommack knows what's in store for his troops this weekend when Johnny Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies invade Oxford.
Welcome to the Fallout - Week 7 edition.
Mizzou wins game, loses Franklin.
Missouri loses starting quarterback James Franklin for the rest of the regular season due to a separated shoulder in its upset over injury-riddled Georgia. (ESPN)
And now you've given me nothing but shattered dreams.
Georgia's loss to Mizzou pretty much end it's hopes for a BCS title. ...
The Bloguin Heisman Poll continues with it's second poll of 2013. Last week the poll debuted with reigning champion Johnny Manziel in the top spot. After a bye week can he hold off Aaron Murray, Marcus Mariota and Tajh Boyd?
What you'll see each week in the Bloguin Heisman Poll:
* The top five total vote getters and quotes from bloggers in support of their candidate...
What if you were placed where you are to make a difference, to bring hope, to encourage, to help a person to improve? Know this, you were! – Coach Hugh Freeze
Ole Miss will host the Texas A&M Aggies as a 6 point-underdog in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday night. Texas A&M was off this past week while the Rebels were in Jordan-Haire Stadium battling wit the Auburn Tigers...