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Texas A&M rolls in opener
Johnny who? No. 21 Texas A&M, which lost 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel to the NFL in the offseason, showed no signs of missing him with a thumping 52-28 win at No. 9 South Carolina. A new star might have emerged, too, as quarterback Kenny Hill broke all sorts of school records on the night (he went 44-for-60 with 511 yards and three touchdowns). Is he for real? Are the Aggies?
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2014 college football predictions
The 2014 college football season -- aka Year 1 of the College Football Playoff -- is upon us, with Texas A&M thumping South Carolina on a night of Thursday kickoffs. Johnny Manziel is gone, but reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston still is here. So are a good number of other Florida State Seminoles who helped the team to last season's national championship. Will they repeat? Who will win the conferences? Cast your votes below!
Johnny Manziel isn't the only football prospect who can throw down on the court. Odell Beckham Jr. -- a 5-foot-11 wide receiver out of LSU who is expected to go in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft -- put on his own dunk show recently:
Compare that to Johnny Football (Johnny Basketball?) and his recent display:
What is Johnny Manziel's future?
In what might have been his last game with the Texas A&M Aggies, Johnny Manziel threw for 382 yards and four touchdowns in a shootout, and comeback win, over Duke. Now he has a decision to make: stay or go. If he remains, he'd have the chance to add to his Heisman Trophy case and take A&M to the heights of which they dreamed in 2013. If he leaves, he could be selected as high as No. 1 overall -- and probably no later than fourth. What does the future hold for this hotshot QB?