Around the nation: Johnny Manziel throws five TD passes for Texas A&M

Sunday November 10, 2013 12:21 PM
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No. 11 Texas A&M 51, Mississippi State 41: Johnny Manziel threw for 446 yards and tied a career high with five touchdown passes to lead Texas A&M to a win yesterday in what could be the Heisman Trophy winner’s last home game.

Mississippi State (4-5, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) cut the lead to 10 points early in the fourth quarter, but Manziel, who is eligible for the NFL draft after this season, threw his fifth touchdown pass to make it 44-27 for Texas A&M (8-2, 4-2).

No. 7 Auburn 55, Tennessee 23: Nick Marshall gained 214 of Auburn’s 444 yards rushing and the visiting Tigers (9-1, 5-1 SEC) scored on a punt return and kickoff return in a rout of Tennessee (4-6, 1-5).

Chris Davis put Auburn ahead for good and broke a 13-13 tie in the second quarter with an 85-yard punt return. Corey Grant returned the second-half kickoff 90 yards for another Auburn touchdown.

No. 9 Missouri 48, Kentucky 17: Maty Mauk threw five touchdown passes, four to Dorial Green-Beckham, and visiting Missouri (9-1, 5-1 SEC) cruised past Kentucky (2-7, 0-5).

Green-Beckham’s TD receptions set a school record.

Virginia Tech 42, No. 14 Miami 24: Trey Edmunds ran for four touchdowns and Virginia Tech (7-2, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) handed host Miami (7-2, 3-2) its second loss in a row.

Logan Thomas completed 25 of 31 passes for 366 yards for the Hokies.

No. 15 Oklahoma State 42, Kansas 6: Clint Chelf completed 19 of 37 passes for 265 yards and three touchdowns to lead host Oklahoma State (8-1, 5-1 Big 12) past Kansas (2-7, 0-6).

Justin Gilbert returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown for Oklahoma State.

No. 19 Central Florida 19, Houston 14: William Stanback scored two touchdowns and host Central Florida (7-1, 4-0) held off Houston (7-2, 4-1) in an American Athletic Conference game.

Houston drove to the Central Florida 10-yard line in the final minute, but John O’Korn’s last two passes into the end zone fell incomplete.

No. 23 Arizona State 20, Utah 19: Taylor Kelly ran for a touchdown and threw for another in the fourth quarter and visiting Arizona State (7-2, 5-1 Pac-12) came from behind to beat Utah (4-5, 1-5).

Pittsburgh 28, No. 24 Notre Dame 21: James Conner ran for two short touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 9:36 remaining, and host Pittsburgh (5-4) upset Notre Dame (7-3).

Kansas State 49, No. 25 Texas Tech 26: Jake Waters and Daniel Sams each ran for two touchdowns and Waters passed for a score to lead visiting Kansas State (5-4, 3-3 Big 12) over Texas Tech (7-3, 4-3).

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