No. 10 Texas A&M 47, Sam Houston State 28: Redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel went 14-of-20 for 267 yards, rushed for 100 yards and tallied five touchdowns as the Aggies built an early lead against the visiting FCS Bearkats.
Manziel threw an 89-yard touchdown pass to Uzoma Nwachukwu on the Aggies' first offensive play of the second half and missed the ensuing extra point before leaving the game with a 40-0 lead.
Manziel, who became the fifth FBS player and first freshman with at least 1,000 rushing and 3,000 passing yards, hit Mike Evans for 7- and 10-yard touchdown passes early and rushed for scores of 4 and 1 yards.Nwachukwu had four catches for 160 yards for the Aggies (9-2) and Evans added 81 yards on six catches.
Aggies backup quarterback Jameill Showers hit LeKendrick Williams for an 80-yard score to push the lead to 47-0 before the Bearkats (8-3) scored 28 unanswered points with the help of two onside kicks and a fumble recovery. Junior Brian Bell threw for 150 yards and a touchdown and Tim Flanders added 64 rushing yards and a score for the Bearkats.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Manziel has 1,114 rushing yards and 4,161 total yards, both NCAA freshman quarterback records. ... The Aggies have outscored their past six opponents 92-0 in the first quarter. ... Evans has at least four catches in every game this season, tying Jeff Fuller's streak of 11 games. ... Texas A&M senior running back Christine Michael was ejected with 10:43 left in the first half after a personal foul following a touchdown.