Posted September 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
All eyes might be on Johnny Manziel in Saturday's Alabama-Texas A&M game - except for the Crimson Tide's defensive backs. Top-ranked Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn't want his DBs turning back to check out No. 6 Texas A&M's electric quarterback when he's moving around in the backfield. Too many things can happen, and most of them bad. ''I told our players, `There's a lot of NFL games on Sundays. You want to watch the quarterback, go watch those games. But if you start watching this guy in our game, you're going to get busted,''' Saban said. ''It happened in our game last year. We've got people covered pretty well, you look back at the quarterback and their receivers do a good job of extending the play and getting away from it. He finds them and makes big plays.'' Manziel was able to succeed like few have against Alabama's defense last season with improvisation and big plays in a 29-24 victory. A defe...
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