Manziel leads A&M (again)

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by Associated Press

kvue.com

Posted on September 22, 2012 at 10:23 PM

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Johnny Manziel threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more by halftime as Texas A&M built a big lead and coasted to a 70-14 win over South Carolina St. on Saturday night.

Two of Manziel's touchdown passes went to Uzoma Nwachukwu. All four of Nwachukwu's receptions this season have been for touchdowns.

 

The Aggies (2-1) were up 14-7 after the first quarter before Manziel scored on runs of 39 and 20 yards to give A&M a commanding lead.

Ben Malena had two rushing touchdowns in the first half and Texas A&M led 49-7 at halftime.

Dustin Harris had a 96-yard punt return for a touchdown and finished with a school and Southeastern Conference record 246 punt return yards for A&M.

Richard Cue threw for 189 yards and a touchdown for South Carolina St. (1-3) of the Football Championship Subdivision.

Texas A&M outgained South Carolina St. 448-223 and had 23 first downs to 11 by the Bulldogs.

Manziel was 15 of 20 for 174 yards passing and added 78 yards rushing on eight carries. Malena finished with 88 yards on 11 carries.

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