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Texas A&M vs. Mississippi State: Johnny Manziel, Aggies roll in Starkville

Texas A&M cruised to a 38-13 win over Mississippi State on Saturday.

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Manziel, Aggies cruise to win over Miss. State

The Texas A&M Aggies went to Starkville and rolled over Mississippi State for an impressive SEC road win.


Aggies on cruise control as rout continues

The shutout is over, but the Texas A&M Aggies still enter the fourth quarter against the Mississippi St. Bulldogs up by 24 points, 31-7.

The Aggies added another Christine Michael touchdown run with 12:40 remaining in the third quarter to give them a 31-0 lead. Michael has two rushing touchdowns on the day on just eight carries.

The Bulldogs answered by getting on the board for the first time with a 14-yard touchdown pass to Chad Bumphis. They were able to stop Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel from scoring with 3:49 remaining in the quarter as he fumbled at the edge of the endzone while stretching for the score.

But Manziel is still dominating the game with 238 yards on 25-for-31 passing and 120 yards rushing and a touchdown on 18 carries.

The Aggies got the ball back on an interception by De'Vante Harris late in the third quarter that halted another Bulldogs drive.


Aggies silent Bulldogs crowd, dominate first half

The 16th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies lead the No. 15 Mississippi St. Bulldogs, 24-0, at the half of their SEC contest in Starkville, Miss.

The Aggies used three separate drives of 73, 79 and 87 yards to build their early lead behind a dominant running game, coupled with an efficient passing game.

Aggies' quarterback Johnny Manziel has 10 carries for 82 yards and a touchdown as well as 164 yards passing on 18-of-22 passing. Christine Michael and Ben Malena each have a rushing touchdown as the Aggies have combined for 223 yards rushing in the first half.

The Aggies' defense has limited the Bulldogs to just 87 total yards. The Bulldogs came into the game averaging 33 points per game and only giving up 17.4. The Aggies have completely flipped the script on the Bulldogs as their crowd is in shock at the away team's early dominance.

The Aggies enter the game with a record of 6-2 overall, 3-2 in the SEC. The Bulldogs are 7-1, 3-1 in the SEC.


Aggies strike first, lead 14-0

The Texas A&M Aggies lead the Mississippi State Bulldogs 14-0 after one quarter. The Bulldogs started the game with the ball and looked to be off to a good start before a false start penalty and sack put the them in a second-and-21 situation that they could not rebound from.

The Aggies took over at their own 27 yard line and quarterback Johnny Manziel went to work. Manziel kept the first snap and ran for eight yards. He then connected with Ryan Swope to move the ball to midfield. The Aggie march continued into Bulldog territory before Manziel hit Mike Davis for a gain of 24 yards that put the ball at the Bulldog 12 yard line. Two plays later, Manziel handed off to running back Ben Malena, who took the ball in for the one-yard touchdown.

After trading punts, the Aggies used another long scoring drive to take the two-touchdown lead, capped by a Christine Michael 22-yard run.

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