Dec 8, 2012; New York, NY, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel poses for a photo with the Heisman Trophy during a press conference before the announcement of the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner at the Marriott Marquis in downtown New York City. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports
Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Johnny Manziel capped off a dream freshman season Friday night with a record-setting performance at the Cotton Bowl.
The Heisman Trophy winner ran for a pair of scores and threw for two touchdowns, as 10th-ranked Texas A&M blew out No. 12 Oklahoma, 41-13, at Cowboys Stadium.
Manziel set an FBS bowl record for most rushing yards by a quarterback with 229 on 17 carries. He also completed 22-of-34 throws for 287 yards and was picked off once.
Manziel's rushing total eclipsed the previous mark of 201 yards set by Dwight Dasher of Middle Tennessee State in a victory over Southern Miss at the 2009 New Orleans Bowl.
Ryan Swope had eight catches for 104 yards and a TD for the Aggies (11-2), but the big story building into next season will be the hype of Johnny Football. Manziel led the Aggies to their first 11-win season since 1998, capping it with a dominant performance against their former Big 12 foe.
Landry Jones connected on 35-of-48 passes for 278 yards with a TD and an interception for the Sooners (10-3), who earned a share of their eighth Big 12 title this season.
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