Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Johnny Manziel capped off a dream freshman
season Friday night with a record-setting performance at the Cotton Bowl.
The Heisman Trophy winner ran for a pair of scores and threw for two
touchdowns, as 10th-ranked Texas A&M blew out No. 12 Oklahoma, 41-13, at
Manziel set an FBS bowl record for most rushing yards by a quarterback with
229 on 17 carries. He also completed 22-of-34 throws for 287 yards and was
picked off once.
Manziel's rushing total eclipsed the previous mark of 201 yards set by Dwight
Dasher of Middle Tennessee State in a victory over Southern Miss at the 2009
New Orleans Bowl.
Ryan Swope had eight catches for 104 yards and a TD for the Aggies (11-2), but
the big story building into next season will be the hype of Johnny Football.
Manziel led the Aggies to their first 11-win season since 1998, capping it
with a dominant performance against their former Big 12 foe.
Landry Jones connected on 35-of-48 passes for 278 yards with a TD and an
interception for the Sooners (10-3), who earned a share of their eighth Big 12
title this season.
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