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Texas A&M shocks top-ranked Alabama

Quarterback Johnny Manziel, center, and teammates celebrate Texas A&M's victory over Alabama on Saturday.

Story highlights

  • Texas A&M knocks off Alabama
  • Late interception seals the win
  • Aggies quarterback had big game

Top-ranked Alabama was defeated Saturday night by No. 15 Texas A&M, 29-24, shaking up college football's BCS National Championship picture.

With less than two minutes left in the game, a dramatic interception by the Aggies' Deshazor Everett at his team's goal line stunned the crowd in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Quarterback Johnny Manziel, a redshirt freshman sensation, passed for two touchdowns and 253 yards and rushed for 92 yards in leading A&M to the upset.

Texas A&M led 20-0 at the end of the first quarter, but Alabama clawed back despite costly turnovers.

Despite the loss, Alabama, the defending national champion, still has a slim shot at this year's crown. Going into Saturday's evening games, Notre Dame, Kansas State and Oregon were undefeated.

The Crimson Tide, 9-1, survived a scare last weekend, hanging on against LSU.

The Aggies were 1-10 in previous games against No. 1 teams.