The lightning fast start of reigning Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel has a lot of people talking. The unbelievable statistics he is compiling this year rival that of any other player in the country.
None of it, not Johnny Football nor the school’s traditions, quite made since until Saturday, Sept. 14 in the grudge match against perennial powerhouse Alabama that will now go down as one of this year’s classic football games.
Johnny Football isn’t just helping Texas A&M University on the football field. The resurgence of Aggies football helped Texas A&M raise a record $740 million in donations during the past year.
Unable to stop Johnny Manziel, Alabama answered Texas A&M the only way it could: The top-ranked Crimson Tide just kept on scoring, hoping to have the ball last.
Dave South, play-by-play announcer of the Texas A&M Aggies, joined New School to talk about Saturday’s game between Texas A&M and Alabama, the antics of Johnny Manziel, and his appreciate for Brad Sham.
This year’s Heisman Trophy race is already off to a fast start and as you might have expected, it is quarterbacks leading the way after just two weeks of play. Here is a look at last year’s Heisman winner heading into week three of the season.
The Texas A&M Aggies take on the Alabama Crimson Tide this Saturday, giving college football fans plenty to people to root against. But who are you MORE against?
Only 10 names can make this exclusive Heisman Watch List, and spots in the rankings are just as secure as defensive coordinator jobs at the University of Texas.
If Saturday’s game against Sam Houston State goes the way last year’s did, the Heisman Trophy winner will probably only play about a half again this week.
No. 7 Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel didn’t speak to the media until late November last year because of coach Kevin Sumlin’s ban on freshman talking to reporters.
The real education of Johnny Football is just beginning. So he better enjoy all the clowning while he still can. He’s about to learn there’s no more wearying job in sports than being a marked man all the time.
Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel hit the ground running in the second half, throwing three touchdown passes as the Aggies wrapped up a lopsided 52-31 win over the Owls.