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This past weekend was all about one game in the world of college football. There were noteworthy games throughout the day and night, but all attention was focused on College Station, Texas. Manziel Mania may never end until Johnny Manziel—Johnny Football to many—goes pro, but all the hoopla was at least about a football game for the last few weeks. That game was Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies hosting the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in a rematch of last year’s game between the two. That game last year was the one that really started the monster that Manziel Mania has become.
The Aggies and Crimson Tide engaged in a shootout that looked close at 49-42, but in reality was what I figured the game would be: the Aggies playing catchup for the majority when their defense finally caved.
After the Aggies jumped out to a 14-0 nothing lead like they did last year, the Crimson Tide either found their mojo or stole the Aggies’. The Crimson Tide scored 35 unanswered points after those f...
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Johnny Manziel’s talent is undeniable. Texas A&M lost to Alabama on Saturday thanks in part to Manziel’s crucial interception in the end zone, but he managed to throw for 464 yards and five touchdowns against the two-time defending national champions. He also added 98 yards rushing. Oh yeah, and he became the first freshman ever […]
The first freshman to win a Heisman trophy will be eligible for the NFL draft at the end of this season. Johnny Manziel put up over 550 total yards and 5 TDs against one of the best defenses in the country last week. However with his eye-popping stats and credentials many scouts find him undraftable. Manziel leaves a lot to be desired in terms of measurable statistics and mechanics...
College athletics have been one of America’s pastimes for more than a century, and some of the greatest moments of American sports have come as a result. Who can forget Kevin Moen plowing over a Stanford University tuba player en route to the end zone after five laterals? Or what about Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary in the final seconds that propelled Boston College to victory against...
Move to the SEC? Check. Heisman Trophy-winnning QB? Check. 11-2 record with a Cotton Bowl win? Check. Record donations to the university? Oh yeah, big checks. Texas A&M is really enjoying the last fiscal year, as they have seen their…Read more →
Johnny Manziel gives coaches nightmares.
His coaches, opposing coaches, and if you listen to NFL people, even his future coaches are having nightmares trying to figure out how to either stop him or control him.
Manziel and the Aggies face SMU a week after amassing close to 700 yards of total offense, but still coming out on the losing end of things.
SMU defensive coordinator Tom...
Some time ago, I began watching ABC's hit political drama Scandal starring Kerry Washington. I don't want to get too deep into the details, but long story short Kerry Washington's character is apart of a select group of people that had a hand in rigging the most recent presidential election. Upon the threat of being outed, and then, obviously, arrested, this group meets...
After Saturday’s game between Alabama and Texas A&M, three things were clear:
Alabama is now two games – LSU and SEC Championship game – from playing for their third National Championship.
Johnny Manziel is the best offensive player in the nation.
Kevin Sumlin deserves a seat at the table of best coaches in college football.
The first point from that list was a direct...
Texas A&M has heard enough of the game of the year talk surrounding last Saturday's 49-42 loss to top-ranked Alabama.
The Aggies (2-1) have turned the page and are now focusing on the final nine games of the season, starting with SMU (1-1).
"A lot's been said about last weekend," Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin said. "It was a heck of a football...
While Johnny Manziel can't be blamed for last week's loss to the nation's No. 1 team, the Texas A&M defense certainly could be.
It would be hard to imagine either having a tough time Saturday night with a major drop-off in competition, a visiting SMU team the 10th-ranked Aggies have dominated the past two years.
This is the same opponent against which Manziel got...
On Monday, I wrote about how both Kevin Sumlin and Johnny Manziel won despite Texas A&M losing to Alabama on Saturday. Mainly because the way the two handled themselves against the closest thing to a NFL team in college football.
While there dividends from the game aren’t paying off Manziel quite yet, they are definitely paying off for Sumlin according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher...
T.J. Yeldon‘s taunting of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel already cost his team 15 yards last Saturday. Now, it will cost the running back 15 minutes of playing time.
Yeldon has been suspended for the first quarter of Alabama’s game against Colorado State for his actions during the Crimson Tide’s 49-42 win over Manziel’s Aggies, the Anniston Star reported Friday...
This Saturday at 8 p.m. EST, the Texas A&M Aggies will take on the SMU Mustangs at Kyle Field. A&M has the clear upperhand in the history of these two schools with an all time record of 42-29-7. Last year, with Manziel at the helm, the Aggies snubbed the Mustangs 48-3.The Mustangs are coming off of a bye week as they head into Kyle field, and allowed 378 yards to the lowly...
Alabama superfans penned a parody to Charlie Daniels' legendary "Devil Went Down to Georgia" called "Saban Went Down to Texas," and, well, it's pretty great.
On Saturday afternoon, we saw the latest edition in "the game of human existence" series when top-ranked and defending national champion Alabama faced off against sixth-ranked Texas A&M. Unlike most of those much-anticipated games, this one lived up to the hype. The Crimson Tide showed why they are champs, coming into a hostile Kyle Field in College Station and walking...