Manziel wins 'Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of the Week,' Oregon's Addison among honorable mentions
POSTED: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 10:36am
UPDATED: Monday, October 14, 2013 - 10:37am
Tyler, Texas (Tyler Chamber/SPORTyler) — Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the seventh week of the college football season.
The Southeastern Conference quarterback threw for 346 yards and ran for two touchdowns in a game where No. 9 Texas A&M had to rally to beat Mississippi 41-38 on Saturday night. Manziel led the Aggies on one final drive where he had runs of 12 and 13 yards that led to the game-winning field goal. Manziel attempted 39 passes with 31 completions for 346 yards and one interception. He also had 18 carries for 113 yards and 2 touchdowns. Next up for the Aggies is #24 Auburn in College Station, Texas.
Manziel is a graduate of Tivy High School, Kerrville, Texas. He was born in Tyler, Texas.
Week 7 Honorable Mentions:
BRALON ADDISON, WR, OREGON - Sophomore
Missouri City, TX (Fort Bend Hightower HS)
8 catches - 157 yards, 2 TD
W, 45-24 @ #16 Washington
TIM CORNETT, RB, UNLV - Senior
Galena Park, TX (North Shore HS)
29 carries - 162 yards, 2 TD
Also 4 catches for 28 yards
W, 39-37 vs. Hawaii
TEVIN REESE, WR, BAYLOR - Senior
Temple, TX (Temple HS)
5 catches - 184 yards, 2 TD
W, 35-25 @ Kansas State
DAVIS WEBB, QB, TEXAS TECH - Freshman
Prosper, TX (Prosper HS)
35/56 - 415 yards, 3 TD, INT
W, 52-35 vs. Iowa State
THE EARL CAMPBELL TYLER ROSE AWARD:
The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division 1 football who also exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, community, and tenacity; specifically tenacity to persist and determination to overcome adversity and injury in pursuit of reaching goals.
In addition, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas High School and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four year D1 Texas college.
For more information about The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award go to www.earlcampbellaward.com or contact Cindy Smoak, SPORTyler, Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce: firstname.lastname@example.org or 903-592-1661, extension 237.
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