Texas A&M Defeats Duke 52-48 - Recap
Johnny Manziel threw for 382 yards to lead the Aggies over Duke 52-48 on Tuesday in Chick-Fil-A Bowl action at Georgia Dome.
Bettors who backed the Aggies were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 14. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 75.5.
Johnny Manziel rushed for 73 yards, while Ben Malena added 45 yards in the win. Derel Walker and Travis Labhart added 113 and 76 receiving yards respectively.
Josh Snead rushed for 104 yards for Duke, while Juwan Thompson added 92 yards. Anthony Boone threw for 427 yards for the Blue Devils, while receivers Jamison Crowder and Braxton Deaver had 163 and 116 yards respectively.
Texas A&M was outgained by Duke 661-541 yards in Tuesday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-29 by the Aggies.
Texas A&M lost the time of possession battle 35:02/24:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.