Posted October 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
Texas A&M has flourished in a new offense, and quarterback Johnny Manziel has become an instant sensation. The Auburn Tigers switched quarterbacks and offensive gears, too, with disastrous results. The 22nd-ranked Aggies (5-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) land their high-flying offense in Auburn Saturday night against the Tigers, who haven't managed to take off even after eight weeks languishing on the runway. The quarterback play pretty much sums up how things have gone for both teams. Manziel is only a redshirt freshman but already has a cool nickname, Johnny Football, and close to Cam Newton-like stats for the SEC's top offense. ''He's a young guy that really is very mature beyond his years,'' Auburn coach Gene Chizik said. ''If you just watch his film, he's got really an uncanny ability to just get a feel for the game and the pass rush. He sees things and he's got just great vision for the field, and he extends plays. I've ...
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