Johnny Manziel won a three-man competition for starting quarterback at Texas A&M before the 2012 season and never looked back, leading the Aggies to a 10-2 record and becoming the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. SI takes a look back at Johnny Football's journey to stardom.
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