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                 === Manziel leads Aggies in rout of Tigers ===
 
 Auburn,  AL (Sports  Network) - Johnny Manziel rushed for three touchdowns and
 threw  for two more as No. 22 Texas A&M hammered Auburn, 63-21, at Jordan-Hare
 Stadium on Saturday.
 
 Manziel  completed  16-of-23 passes for  260 yards and  added 90 yards on nine
 carries  for the Aggies  (6-2, 3-2 SEC), who were coming off a 24-19 defeat to
 LSU.
 
 "I  think coming off  last week, which was really taxing for us physically and
 mentally,  to come out and play with that kind of energy and excitement on the
 road is extremely important," Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said.
 
 Ryan  Swope  had 140  yards and  two touchdowns on  six receptions, while Trey
 Williams added 109 yards and a score on 19 carries for Texas A&M.
 
 Jonathan  Wallace completed 6-of-9 passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns for
 Auburn (1-7, 0-6), which dropped its fifth straight.
 
 Emory Blake caught five balls for 106 yards and a touchdown in defeat.
 
 Texas  A&M  controlled the game  from the start  by scoring 28 straight points
 while holding Auburn without a first down.
 
 The Aggies received the ball first and marched right down the field as Manziel
 completed  all  three of  his passes  on the  9-play, 70-yard drive, including
 Swope's 16-yard touchdown grab in the right side of the end zone.
 
 After  forcing  an Auburn  three-and-out, the Aggies  added to their advantage
 with  an  11-play, 67-yard trek.  Faced with a  4th-and-1 at the Auburn 6-yard
 line,  Manziel took  the snap, raced to  the right on an option and picked his
 way across the goal line for a 14-0 lead.
 
 Texas  A&M scored on its third straight touch following another Auburn punt as
 Manziel found Mike Evans for a 22-yard gain before hitting Swope for a 19-yard
 score with 2:02 left in the first quarter.
 
 The  Aggies  had their next  drive kept alive by  an offside penalty during an
 incomplete third-down pass, and after Manziel capitalized on the second chance
 with  a  17-yard scramble, Christine  Michael reeled off  a 34-yard run up the
 middle for a 28-0 lead a little over a minute into the second quarter.
 
 The  Tigers were able to put an end to the streak on their next possession, as
 Frazier  connected with C.J.  Uzomah on a 38-yard gain to move the ball across
 midfield before Tre Mason finished off the 9-play, 82-yard drive with a 1-yard
 run off the left side.
 
 Texas  A&M,  though, answered with  another score  on the ensuing drive. After
 Manziel  converted a  2nd-and-26 at the Tigers'  44 with a 36-yard run, he was
 able to stretch the ball just over the right pylon during a 2-yard scramble on
 the  ninth play of  a 75-yard trek for a 35-7 advantage with 5:22 remaining in
 the half.
 
 Swope's  50-yard catch-and-run on the first play of Texas A&M's next drive set
 up Ben Malena's 7-yard scoring run, and Taylor Bertolet missed a 48-yard field
 goal wide left as time expired in the second quarter to keep it a 42-7 game at
 the break.
 
 The  Aggies added to their lead on their first touch of the second half with a
 20-yard  rushing  touchdown by Manziel,  but the Tigers answered with Uzomah's
 27-yard score with just under 10 minutes left in the third quarter.
 
 Jameill  Showers then replaced Manziel under center and led a 12-play, 71-yard
 drive Williams capped with a 1-yard push across the goal line.
 
 Blake's  27-yard touchdown  reception late  in the  third quarter  brought the
 Tigers  within  56-21, but  after Cody  Parker missed a  48-yard field goal on
 Auburn's  next possession,  Showers' 2-yard touchdown throw to Malcome Kennedy
 finalized the scoring.
 
 "It  was a  very poor performance defensively," Auburn coach Gene Chizik said.
 "You  have  to be  able to  move the  football some  and take  a little bit of
 pressure  off the defense,  but early on, we certainly weren't able to do that
 either. So, it is pretty evident why we got beat."
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Swope's  receiving touchdowns were the 20th and 21st of his career, making him
 just  the second  Texas A&M player all  time to surpass 20 TD receptions. Jeff
 Fuller  had  34 TD  catches from 2008-11  ... The victory  made Texas A&M bowl
 eligible  for  the fourth  straight season  ... The Aggies  have won all three
 meetings between the teams ... Texas A&M racked up 671 yards of total offense,
 while Auburn finished with 335.
 
 10/28 01:28:44 ET