TAMU QB Johnny Manziel earns Earl Campbell Player of the Week Award
Tyler, Texas (FOX51) — Texas A&M Quarterback Johnny Manziel has been named the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the third week of the college football season.
The Southeastern conference quarterback had an incredible performance in a close loss to #1 ranked Alabama 49-42. Manziel threw for a career-best and school-record 464 yards and five TDs. He also had 14 carries for 98 yards rushing.
Manziel is a graduate of Tivy High School in Kerrville, Texas.
Week 3 Honorable Mentions:
MIKE EVANS, WR, Soph., TEXAS A&M
Galveston, TX (Ball HS)
Receiving: 7 catches, 279 yards, TD (school record)
Result: L vs. #1 Alabama, 49-42
KENNY GUITON, QB, Senior, OHIO STATE
Houston, TX (Aldine Eisenhower HS)
Passing: 21/32, 276 yards, 4 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 14 carries, 92 yards
Result: W @ California, 52-34
KOLTON BROWNING, QB, Senior, ULM
Mabank, TX (Mabank HS)
Passing: 43/68, 315 yds, 3TD (Single game career highs in both attempts/completions)
Rushing: 9 carries, 19 yards
Result: W @ Wake Forest, 21-19
TREYVON GREEN, RB, Junior, Northwestern
Rowlett, TX (Rowlett HS)
Rushing: 20 carries, 158 yards, 2 TD (Career High)
Result: W vs. Western Michigan, 38-1
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: email@example.com or 903-592-1661, extension 237.
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