--- Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was named Southeastern
Conference Freshman of the Week for a record eighth time this season on Monday after another strong outing against Sam Houston
State last weekend.
The previous high number of SEC freshman weekly
honors was three, which was achieved by five players. Manziel, from
Kerrville, Texas, has won the award the past four weeks and after eight
of the Aggies' 11 games in 2012.
Manziel gained 367 total yards and accounted for five touchdowns in the Aggies' 47-28 win over Sam Houston State on Saturday. Manziel rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries and completed 16-of-20 passes for 267 yards and
three scores before exiting the game after the first drive of the third quarter.
• Manziel completed 14-of-20 passes for 267 yards with three touchdowns and an interception and rushed for 100 yards on 16 carries and two touchdowns in Texas A&M's 47-28 win over Sam Houston State.
• Manziel became the first SEC player, first freshman and fifth NCAA FBS player to have 3,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards in a season.
• He logged his eighth straight game with 300-or-more total yards, while breaking the school record for total offense in a season (4,161 yards).