Hat's off to A&M. What a difference a top level QB and new head coach have made for the Aggies. Your team sent those Faurot South signs back with the Tigers. Good luck in your bowl game and good luck to Johnny Football and his Heisman run!
1. Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel completes his Heisman resume – throws for 372 yards and rushes for 67 – five touchdowns in all. Sets SEC record for total offense in a season.
2. Texas A&M converts first 12 third-downs, didn’t punt until the fourth quarter.
3. Missouri quarterback James Franklin doesn’t play. Four separate injuries this year – ends the season with less than half the total-yards of a year ago.
4. Mizzou ends the year 5-7. Gary Pinkel on the program:“And it won’t change because what we do works. We just have to do it better.”
Ole Miss 41 – Mississippi State 24
5. 527 total yards of offense for the Rebels, beat Dan Mullen for the first time.
6. 2010 video clip of Mullen – “We’ll never lose to this team again” – appears on Vaught-Hemingway Stadium jumbotron late in the game.
7. Mike Herndon: “For the first time since Mullen arrived in Starkville, Ole Miss beat him in the motivational game.”
8. Hugh Freeze: “We didn’t play out of hatred for anyone. It was more of playing out of love for one another and this university.”
South Carolina 27 – Clemson 17
9. Backup South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson throws for 310 yards and three touchdowns.
10. Jadeveon Clowney sets single-season sack record at South Carolina.
11. Four in a row for the Gamecocks over the Tigers for the first time since the 1950′s.
12. Steve Spurrier gets career victory 65 at USC – most ever for a South Carolina coach: “That’s sort of neat that it came against our in-state rival.”
Vanderbilt 55 – Wake Forest 21
13. Eight wins for Vanderbilt for the first time since 1982 – six in a row for the first time since 1955.
14. Jordan Rogers and Jordan Matthews hook up 10 times for 144 yards in the first half.
15. 180 yards for Zac Stacy – only running back in Vanderbilt history to surpass 3,000 yards in his career.