Sam Houston State vs. Texas A&M: Live Score and Highlights
Texas A&M 65, Sam Houston State 28 - Final
It was just too much offense from Texas A&M, as the Aggies ran away in the third quarter with 35 points on their way to a 65-28 victory.
Texas A&M finished the game with over 700 yards of offense.
While the Sam Houston State offense had a few huge plays and 173 yards rushing from Tim Flanders, the defense could not hang with the Aggies.
This win sets up a huge showdown next weekend in College Station as the Alabama Crimson Tide come to town.
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Texas A&M 65, Sam Houston State 28 - Final
The Aggies dominated the second half en route to a 47-point victory.
Texas A&M just punted for the first time tonight with 3:26 remaining.
There is little doubt that Texas A&M could have scored close to 100 points and put up 1,000 yards if it wanted to.
This team has a dominant offense.
Texas A&M holds on a fourth down and will get the ball back with just over five minutes remaining.
Looking ahead to next week for Texas A&M, it would be easy to say the defense has a lot of work to do, having already allowed 28 points to Sam Houston State.
The Aggies gave up 28 points to Sam Houston State last season, but were still able to defeat Alabama on the road.
Sam Houston State will take over after a turnover on downs.
Both teams appear content to run the clock at this point.
Sam Houston State has a player down on the field, as we go to timeout.
Texas A&M freshman quarterback Kenny Hill is showing just how talented he is over these last two drives.
Johnny Manziel finishes the night 28-41, 400 Yds, 3 TD, 1 Rush TD, Int as Texas A&M leads Sam Houston St., 65-28.— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 8, 2013
Here are the final numbers on Manziel, as his night appears to be over.
Texas A&M 65, Sam Houston State 28 End of 3rd Quarter
Texas A&M 65, Sam Houston State 28 - Late 3rd Quarter
On his second play, Hill hits Travis Labhart for a 14-yard touchdown.
Labhart was short of the end zone, but at this point what does it really matter.
True freshman Kenny Hill is now in at quarterback for Texas A&M.
His first pass is a bomb to JaQuay Williams, who makes an excellent one-handed catch for 37 yards.
Another Texas A&M interception as cornerback Deshazor Everett picks off Bell's pass before falling out of bounds.
Looks like the day might be over for Johnny Manziel.
Texas A&M 58, Sam Houston State 28 - Late 3rd Quarter
Texas A&M linebacker Nate Askew takes a tipped pass 30 yards for a touchdown. This one is all but over, folks.
Tim flanders from midwest city goin off against Texas A&M— #BlackLipBastard# (@AAirLeaFa) September 8, 2013
Sam Houston State running back Tim Flanders is making a name for himself tonight.
He has rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns on only 12 carries so far.
Texas A&M 51, Sam Houston State 28 - Late 3rd Quarter
Johnny Manziel runs it in untouched from six yards out to add to the total for the Aggies.
Texas A&M should get jumped in the rankings because they have given up too many points to an FCS team. They aren't OSU so it won't happen.— Jarret (@JarretRBeck) September 8, 2013
Most are giving it to Texas A&M on Twitter right now.
Texas A&M 44, Sam Houston State 28 - Late 3rd Quarter
What a pass from Brian Bell to Torrance Williams. He got behind the defense for a 75-yard touchdown reception to keep Sam Houston State in this game.
The average touchdown drive for Texas A&M is 2:39 on its six scores.
That is what most would call efficient.
Texas A&M 44, Sam Houston State 21 - Late 3rd Quarter
Running back Brandon Williams catches an out pass and takes it 11 yards to the house for his first touchdown as an Aggie.
The Texas haters are now out in full force as the Longhorns trail BYU early on.
Guess I'll just watch Texas lose since I can't watch A&M win...
The Texas A&M women's basketball coach is now answering questions on the sidelines...and the beat rolls on.
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