3 Up, 3 Down: Texas A&M 59, La. Tech 57 

October, 14, 2012
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It took some fight and many dramatic twists and turns Saturday, but eventually, No. 22 Texas A&M escaped Independence Stadium in Shreveport, La., with a 59-57 win over No. 23 Louisiana Tech. With the win, the no. 22 Aggies (5-1) have now won five straight and will prepare for a showdown with LSU (6-1) next weekend at Kyle Field. But before we jump to that, let's look back at the high and low points of the Aggies' win:

THREE UP

1. Johnny Manziel: After a tough day against Mississippi, the redshirt freshman quarterback dazzled again. He broke his own Texas A&M and SEC total offense record, which he set against Arkansas two weeks ago, compiling 576 total yards (395 passing, 181 rushing) and accounting for six touchdowns (three passing, three rushing). He made a critical mistake, throwing an interception to Shakeil Lucas, but Manziel bounced back by leading two consecutive touchdown drives to give the Aggies a 15-point lead.

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