Manziel wins Campbell Award Player of the Week nod

TYLER (TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - Tyler native and Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award player of the week, SportTyler and the Tyler Chamber of Commerce announced this morning.

Manziel racked up the most FBS passing yards of the weekend against the best team in the country, finishing with a school-record 464 yards in a 49-42 loss to top-ranked Alabama.

Manziel is now third in the FBS with 11 passing TDs and sixth nationally with 984 yards passing, even though he threw just eight times in the season opener.

He's also eighth in the country in yards per attempt (11.1) and 16th with a 70.8 percent completion rate, despite his penchant for risky throws.


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