OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Johnny Manziel and Josh Lambo provided the fourth-quarter heroics that helped Texas A&M escape Mississippi with a thrilling 41-38 victory on Saturday.
Now the No. 7 Aggies (5-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) head back to Kyle Field for a four-game homestand that could vault the Aggies right back into the national championship discussion.
The conversation is possible because of an impressive comeback by Texas A&M. The Aggies fell behind 38-31 with 6:05 remaining, but Manziel led a 75-yard drive, capped by his 6-yard touchdown run, to tie the game at 38 with 3:07 remaining.
After Texas A&M’s defense held, Manziel had runs of 12 and 13 yards during the Aggies’ final drive, and Lambo booted the 33-yard field goal as time expired for the victory.
It was another example of Manziel’s uncanny ability to rise to the occasion. The sophomore completed 31 of 39 passes for 346…
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