Johnny Manziel placed his name at the top of the Heisman Trophy candidates’ list last November after leading his Texas A&M team to a 29-24 road upset of then defending national champion Alabama.
Want to hear him talk about this Saturday’s rematch? You know, it’s the game that pits the now two-time defending national champion Crimson Tide against the sixth-ranked Aggies at Kyle Field. The game is so big that two television networks are setting up studios near the stadium and are going live before and after the game, while scalping websites are selling tickets for an average of $835 apiece.
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6-TEXAS A&M VS. 1-ALABAMA
2:30 Saturday, CBS, 1370
COMPARING AGGIES, TIDE
How Texas A&M (2-0) and Alabama (1-0) stack up statistically heading into Saturday’s showdown:
Beat Va. Tech 35-10;Game 1;Beat Rice 52-31
—;Game 2;Beat Sam Hou. St. 65-28
153.0;Rush yds. all.;273.0
59.0;Pass yds. all.;176.5