Its Johnny Football time! The controversial Texas A&M quarterback, Johnny Manziel, wasted no time making his mark the most anticipated showdown in college football this year as the Aggies take on the nation No. 1 team in the nation in College Station. Manziel started the first drive of the game with a 40+ yard pass to Mike Evans, then followed that up a couple plays later with a play-action pass, in which Johnny Manziel hit Cameron Clear for the 1-yard TD!
You can hate or love the guy, but either way, Manziel is captivating television. The Aggies lead the Crimson Tide 14-0 in the 1st quarter.
After the Aggies second touchdown, Johnny Manziel decided to pay tribute to 49ers quarterback, and pulled a “Kaepernick” after the score.
Nick Saban would gather his team up and respond, as A.J. McCarron drove the Crimson Tide offense down the field 80 yards, and hit Kevin Norwood for a 22-yard touchdown pass. Alabama answers right back and cuts the lead to 14-7 in late in the first quarter.
Alabama runs the flea-flicker to perfection as A.J. McCarron hits DeAndrew White for the 44-yard TD! We have a tie game folks 14-14.
Alabama continues to roll, as the Crimson Tide turned a Manziel interception into points, as A.J. McCarron found Kenny Bell for a short pass, and took it to the house. That would not be the last from the Tide offense as they put together another impressive drive late in the 2nd quarter. Running back TJ Yeldon would dive into the end zone to make it 28 unanswered points by Nick Saban’s gang. However, Yeldon would be given a 15-yard penalty for his “Manziel Mocking” with a double throat slash. 28-14 at halftime.
The Texas A&M defense was finally able to stop the Alabama offense on the opening drive of the second half, but a deflected pass by Johnny Manziel would end up in the Tide’s Vinnie Sunseri hands who took it 73 yards to the house to make it 35-14 early in the 3rd quarter.
After a questionable pass interference on Derel Walker, the Aggies finally had some momentum down 21 points in the 3rd quarter. Johnny Manziel would find Malcome Kennedy on the slant for a 14-yard touchdown to cut the lead to 35-21.
Alabama would respond to extend the Crimson Tide’s lead to 42-21 lead by Kenyan Drake’s TD run.
Johnny Manziel would try and lead one last charge with his team down 21 late in the 3rd quarter. The Tide defense didn’t help itself with this 15 yard horse-collar penalty on Johnny Football to give the Aggies a first down and keep the drive alive.
Manziel would find Malcome Kennedy again for a touchdown to keep this game within reach for Texas A&M down 14 points heading into the 4th quarter!
Alabama’s running back, T.J. Yeldon, had some bad fumbles last year, and it looks to have come back to haunt him this season as well. Yeldon fumbled the ball at the goal line, and A&M’s Shaan Washington recovered the ball, the Aggies are only down 14 with 11 minutes to play.
Manziel wasted no time finding his favorite receiver Mike Evans for a 95-yard touchdown strike to cut the lead to 7 down 42-35 with 7 minutes left to play. We all expected fireworks in this one and thats exactly what we are all seeing. What a game!
Johnny Manziel is PUMPED after that TD.
A.J. McCarron tosses his 4th TD of the game to take a 49-35 lead, and that should seal the game for the Crimson Tide.
A late touchdown for Texas A&M brings them within 7 but it might be too little too late. Onside kick coming.
No. 1 Alabama gets their revenge on No. 6 Texas A&M with a 49-42 victory.
If your wondering about Johnny Manziel. He was amazing. The kid went 28-39 for 465 yards, an 11.9 YPA, five TDs, and two picks. I’ll save you the math: He completed 71 percent of his passes. Heisman-caliber numbers