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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel (Credit: Getty Mike Zarrilli)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2, defensive back Dustin Harris #22 and wide receiver Kenric McNeal #5 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrate after the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Aggies beat the Crimson Tide 29-24. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

No. 15 Texas A&M 29, No. 1 Alabama 24

Johnny Manziel, better known around Texas as Johnny Football, staked the 15th-ranked Aggies to a three-touchdown lead in the first quarter, and Texas A&M held on to beat No. 1 Alabama, 29-24. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Linebacker C.J. Mosley #32, right, of the Alabama
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Linebacker C.J. Mosley #32, right, of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates with teammate and defensive lineman Quinton Dial #90 during a game against Texas A&M. (Nov. 12, 2012)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 ofthe Texas A&M Aggies breaks away from linebacker Adrian Hubbard #42 of the Alabaman Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Members of the
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Members of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrate after the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Aggies beat the Crimson Tide 29-24. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Running back T.J.
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Running back T.J. Yeldon of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies throws a pass during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Linebacker C.J. Mosley
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Linebacker C.J. Mosley #32 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Running back Eddie
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Running back Eddie Lacy #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: An Alabama Crimson
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: An Alabama Crimson Tide fan is dejected during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Crimson Tide lost to the Aggies 29-24. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies runs and looks downfield during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Cornerback John Fulton
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Cornerback John Fulton #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide breaks up a pass to wide receiver Mike Evans #13 of the Texas A&M Aggies during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Defensive back Howard
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Defensive back Howard Matthews #31 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates with a teammate after a fumble by running back T.J. Yeldon #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide (lower left corner) during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Wide receiver Ryan
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Wide receiver Ryan Swope #25 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates with the fans after the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Aggies beat the Crimson Tide 29-24. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback AJ McCarron
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

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Wide receiver Thomas Johnson of the Texas A&M
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Wide receiver Thomas Johnson of the Texas A&M Aggies is tackled by defensive back Dee Milliner of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (Nov. 20, 2012)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Wide receiver Thomas
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Wide receiver Thomas Johnson #8 of the Texas A&M Aggies runs after a catch during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) reacts on the
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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) reacts on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama lost 29-24. (AP Photo/The Birmingham News, Vasha Hunt) MAGS OUT

Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies
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Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies runs downfield while linebacker Adrien Hubbard of the Alabama Crimson Tide pursues him during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (Nov. 10, 2012)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Tailback Christine Michael
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Tailback Christine Michael of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates after a touchdown during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates after a touchdown during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

2012: JOHNNY MANZIEL Quarterback, Texas A&M In a
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2012: JOHNNY MANZIEL
Quarterback, Texas A&M
In a year where there was no clear Heisman frontrunner at the beginning of the season, Manziel became the first freshman to ever win the Heisman Trophy. He made his mark by leading the Aggies to a 29-24 win over then-No. 1 Alabama as he threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns.

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Linebacker Adrien Hubbard
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Linebacker Adrien Hubbard #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide attempts to tackle quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates after a touchdown during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Wide receiver Mike
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Wide receiver Mike Evans #13 of the Texas A&M Aggies is tackled by cornerback John Fulton #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback AJ McCarron
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide throws a pass during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback AJ McCarron
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates after a touchdown during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Running back T.J.
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Running back T.J. Yeldon #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs with the ball during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2, defensive back Dustin Harris #22 and wide receiver Kenric McNeal #5 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrate after the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Aggies beat the Crimson Tide 29-24. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Defensive back Dustin
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Defensive back Dustin Harris #22 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates after the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Aggies beat the Crimson Tide 29-24. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 (center) celebrates after the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Aggies beat the Crimson Tide 29-24. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) is joined
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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) is joined by wide receiver Kenric McNeal (5) and defensive back Dustin Harris (22) as they celebrate after the Aggies defeated top-ranked Alabama 29-24 in an NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) celebrates after
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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) celebrates after the Aggies defeated top-ranked Alabama 29-24 in an NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies (right) celebrates with other teammates during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Members of the
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10: Members of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets sing during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

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Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies
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Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies runs and looks downfield during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (Nov. 10, 2012)

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