Johnny Manziel named FWAA All-American

Handout

Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was named to the FWAA All-American Team, one of a trio of Aggies to make it on the squad.

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was named an All-American by the Football Writers Association of America on Friday. The Heisman Trophy winner led the Aggies to a 10-2 season in their first season in the SEC, and scored 43 total touchdowns in 12 games.

Manziel was named to the Associated Press All-American First Team earlier this week, as well as the All-SEC First Team. Compounding the magnitude of Manziel's achievements is the fact that he's only a redshirt freshman.

Fellow Heisman finalist Manti Te'o of Notre Dame was also named to the team, as were Texas A&M offensive linemen Luke Joekel and Jake Matthews. The FWAA All-American team is decided by a panel of 12 FWAA members

Texas A&M will take on former Big 12 rivals Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. CT. The Aggies are 4.5 point favorites at most books, which is right where the line opened at.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.