Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 11/20/14
(AP) -- Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel will have one final chance to make his case for becoming the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. The star quarterback could bolster those hopes if he can break the SEC record for total offense - currently held by a recent Heisman winner - and help snap the ninth-ranked Aggies' losing streak to fellow conference newcomer Missouri on Saturday night. Manziel's 4,161 total yards and 38 touchdowns have helped the Aggies (9-2, 5-2) make a splash in their first year in the SEC. They're producing a conference-best 43.5 points and 543.7 yards per game. Along with breaking NCAA freshman records for total offense and rushing yards by a quarterback, Manziel became the fifth player and first freshman to pass for at least 3,000 yards and run for 1,000 last Saturday in a 47-28 win over Sam Houston State. He had a combined five TDs in that victory. Manziel needs 167 yards to break another record, the conference mark for total offense set by Auburn's ...
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