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Manziel's Magic Scrambles the BCS

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The smallest guy on the field just shook up the national championship race and the Heisman Trophy discussion.

And put a serious dent in the SEC’s chances of extending its six-year reign over the sport.

Johnny Football. Johnny Magician. Johnny Unreal.

Johnny Manziel went and wrecked the season, everyone. Forced all involved to pause and think: Where is the national championship race headed, and can a freshman really win the Heisman Trophy?

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