Texas A&M 42 – SMU 13. Video Highlights
1. Aggies rebound behind Johnny Manziel’s 244 passing yards and 102 rushing yards.
2. A&M’s “other” receiver – Malcome Kennedy – leads the Aggies with six catches for 83 yards. Kevin Sumlin: “He’s playing at a really, really high level.”
3. Starting kicker Taylor Bertolet misses consecutive extra points in the first half, replaced with Josh Lambo.
Alabama 31 – Colorado State 6. Video Highlights
4. Alabama’s offense struggles - 17-6 lead at end of third quarter. Guard Kellen Williams: ”Today was pretty somber.”
5. Colorado State coach and former Alabama offensive coordinator Jim McElwain: “We challenged our guys to come in here and go toe-to-toe.”
6. T.J. Yeldon suspended for first quarter, wide receiver Amari Cooper doesn’t play at all (toe injury) and Nick Saban shakes up the lineup in the secondary. Safeties Jarrick Williams and Nick Perry were both on the sideline without pads