The Texas A&M fanbase was given an exciting glimpse into the upcoming season as the Aggies concluded spring ball with the 2013 spring game.
There was no shortage of plays being made as the Maroon team earned bragging rights with a 43-23 win over the White team.
As one might expect, Johnny Manziel had a solid showing.
The 2012 Heisman winner led the Maroon team to five consecutive touchdown drives and showed no signs of regression from his outstanding freshman season.
Johnny Football's success from Year 1 of the Kevin Sumlin era certainly made this spring game a big event in College Station. With an announced crowd of 45,212, there's plenty of buzz heading into this season after the team's solid finish last year.
In terms of actual competition, this game was a snoozer.
That tends to happen when one team has a Heisman trophy team and the other, well, doesn't. The Maroon team opened up a 40-12 lead by halftime before the reserves took over in the second half.
One thing is for certain, the Aggies are going to be exciting next season.
TexAgs.com tweeted out the attendance at Kyle Field. A good indicator of the high hopes fans have for this team:
Jimmy Burch noted the efficiency of the No. 1 offense led by Manziel. It should surprise no one that it looks ready to go.
Manziel to Brandon Williams for 10yd TD pass. Aggies have now scored on 5/5 possessions by No.1 offense #TAMU— Jimmy Burch (@Jimmy_Burch) April 13, 2013
A couple of NFL-bound Aggies dropped by to check out this year's team.
The spring game isn't just about seeing already established stars. You really want to see the younger players step up. Sam Khan Jr. offered some updates on players that shined.
1st team offense has moved with ease today against 2nd team D. Not a surprise. WR Ed Pope and Derel Walker with nice days so far. #Aggies— Sam Khan Jr. (@skhanjr) April 13, 2013
Sophomore RB Trey Williams showed some nice moves on that 23-yard TD run. Offense pounding the defense today. #Aggies— Sam Khan Jr. (@skhanjr) April 13, 2013
Johnny Football himself took to Twitter to pat his teammates on the back. He's ready to go.
Great way to wrap up the spring, too excited for what's to come with this team. Thanks to all the Aggies for the love and support #gigem— Johnny Manziel (@JManziel2) April 13, 2013
Overall, the offense looked great and the Aggies run game didn't seem to miss Christine Michael or Luke Joeckel very much.
Everything is shaping up for Texas A&M to put forth another successful campaign in the SEC in 2013.