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PLAYERS: Johnny Manziel
Photo courtesy of: Getty Images The Heisman trophy is what every sportscaster talks about every Saturday. You constantly hear players having ‘Heisman worthy performances’. Despite his public controversy early in the season, Johnny Manziel has a huge chance at winning the award for the second straight year. The talk began in Texas A&M’s third game of the season. The stage was set when No. 1 Alabama ventured to College Station to seek revenge. It was dubbed the game of the year, and it was just that. Johnny and the Aggies rallied against the defending two-time BCS national champion. Manziel’s performance in that game was outstanding. He was up against the best team in the nation, and he put up huge numbers. I say he was up against Alabama because, let’s face it, Johnny Manziel is Texas A&M. He had 562 total yards and five touchdowns against the Tide. His next all-star performance was against Ole Miss this weekend. Johnny Football carried the Aggies. He suffered a knee injury early in the game which put everyone on alert. Thankfully he came back on his injury and clinched the win for the Aggies on a bum knee. Photo courtesy of: Stacy Revere/ Getty Images Manziel triumphed in a comeback victory in Oxford. He completed 31 of 35 passes and had 470 total yards, as well as two rushing touchdowns. Manziel did have some mistakes though , throwing an interception in the end zone and a fumble in the fourth. However, the defending Heisman trophy winner did scramble for a conversion on 4th and 7 that led to the game tying score in the fourth. Johnny Football has an unbelievable calculated unpredictability about him. He takes chances and makes outstanding plays that put points on the board. Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin said, “The thing that makes him different is he’s one of the greatest competitors I’ve been around. He takes some chances, yeah. He plays a little on the edge, but that’s what makes him him.” This season alone Manziel has completed 131 of 179 passes for 1,835 yards and thrown 14 touchdowns. He has rushed 438 yards for 5 touchdowns. He is unstoppable. There are still big games ahead, and I believe that Manziel will continue to amaze sports fans everywhere. There is a reason Manziel is called Johnny Football, he is one of the greatest players out there and has high hopes to become college football’s second two time Heisman trophy winner.

Texas A&M Football: Can Texas A&M contain Auburn’s four headed rush attack?

This Saturday for the first time in more than a year, a ranked Auburn (5-1) ventures to College Station to try and take down the beast that is Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M (5-1). Auburn finished last in the SEC in total offence last season, so some would say that this game is laughable. The thing people need to realize is: they went from that to having the fifth ranked offence...

Texas A&M selling 'Manziel grass'

Texas A&M fans can buy some of the same Kyle Field grass run upon by Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel and the rest of the Aggies. Online sales began Monday on live grass from the football stadium in College Station. A new playing surface is being grown off-site and will be installed in time for the 2014 season. A&M plans to harvest the current grass following the final...

Grass for sale from Texas A&M's Kyle Field

Texas A&M fans can buy some of the same Kyle Field grass run upon by Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel and the rest of the Aggies. Online sales began Monday on live grass from the football stadium in College Station. A new playing surface is being grown off-site and will be installed in time for the 2014 season. A&M plans to harvest the current grass following the final...

Caption the Photo: Ole Miss Marshall Henderson Hanging Out With Texas A&M Prez

The Aggies President living large off Johnny Manziel, so it makes sense he would like Henderson as well. @ClayTravisBGID tell me you've seen this photo of Texas A&M President and Marshall Henderson… — Dalton Brooks (@dbrooks1024) October 15, 2013

Auburn coach: Newton, Manziel share rarefied air

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn knows the luxury of having that rare quarterback who can take over games and abuse defenses with his arm or his feet. For Malzahn, it was Cam Newton, an electrifying Heisman Trophy winner who led the 24th-ranked Tigers to the 2010 national championship. The new and maybe even improved version of Newton is No. 7 Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, an equally...

SEC newcomers holding their own after expansion

BATON ROUGE, La. -- It looks like bigger does mean better in the competitive Southeastern Conference - not just in terms of television ratings, but on the field as well. When Texas A&M and Missouri began SEC play a season ago, few doubted the addition of the two schools would bring more television viewers to the league's games from Texas and Midwest. Still, there were questions...

Aggies look for better defense against Auburn

No. 7 Texas A&M's offense is rolling as usual this season behind another stellar season from Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel. The same couldn't be said for the defense. Texas A&M is allowing 32 points and more than 474 yards a game. The Aggies have been good on defense in spurts this season, but are looking to put together a complete game as they prepare for...

Marshall Henderson, Johnny Manziel’s “Uncle Nate” Take Photo Together Doing The Money Rub

We already knew that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson were tight. Apparently they’ve now integrated their friends into the mix as well. Henderson took a photograph with Manziel’s friend “Uncle Nate”, of ESPN lore, doing the “money rub” gesture that the Aggies’ football team has made famous. It’s fantastic: If you remember...

Covering Dixie: A.J. McCarron, Kevin Sumlin, Johnny Manziel, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. All your crystal football are belong to us.  I have to praise you like I should.  Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron gives credit to his teammates for his on-the-field success. ( Marshall the forces. Auburn names Nick Marshall as the starting QB for the Tigers' road game against Texas A&M. (ESPN) A...

Tigers Finish Practices For Texas A&M Game

News, notes and quotes on the Auburn football Tigers are featured as they prepare for a road trip to Texas A&M to take on Johnny Manziel and the Aggies.

Early Analysis: Auburn at Texas A&M

Photo: CBS Sports No. 24 Auburn (5-1, 2-1) at No. 7 Texas A&M (5-2, 2-1) Saturday, 3:30 PM EST, CBS Line: A&M by 13.5 Last year, when these two teams met it was Texas A&M who rolled up 63 points on the Auburn defense and the game was put away at half-time when the Aggies led 42 to 7. Ellis Johnson has taken over the Auburn defense and the Tigers are showing definite...

SEC Football: Best of Week 7

Unpredictability, respect and determination are all words that come to mind when describing week 7 in the SEC. With the weeks quickly dwindling down, now is a time of "make it or break it" for teams searching for another National Championship bid, SEC Championship and even bowl eligibility. With week 7 wrapped, here are the weekend's top performers:   The Alabama...

DC's Top 10: Week 8

1. ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE (6-0): Don't freak out, Bama, you're still #1, but after three straight years of this I've run out of pictures of Alabama girls and had to move on to Oregon. I'm sorry, but I'm not. As for the Tide, the defense is back, having held opponents to 68 points through six games (with more than 60% of them coming from Johnny Manziel's Aggies...

Auburn At Texas A&M: Three Things To Watch For

The Tigers are experiencing a resounding resurgence in their program, thanks in part to the work of first-year head coach Gus Malzahn, who was offensive coordinator at Auburn from 2009-11.He left to take the head coaching job at Arkansas State, leading the Red Wolves to a 9-3 season. So when Gene Chizik was let go after last season, Auburn administrators had an idea of who they wanted...

2013 Bloguin Heisman Poll: Week Seven

After the third week of the Bloguin Heisman Poll, it seems we have a couple of candidates distancing themselves from the pack. Who improved their stock this week and who saw their Heisman chances take a hit? What you'll see each week in the Bloguin Heisman Poll: * The top total vote getters and quotes from bloggers in support of their candidate * A list of all players...
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