COLLEGE STATION _Johnny Manziel annd Mike Evans have made the semifinal cut for the Maxwell Award, which is presented to the nation’s top offensive player.
The semifinalists were announced Tuesday. A&M was one of three schools nationally with two semifinalists. Oregon State is represented by quarterback Sean Mannion and receiver Brandin Cooks, while Baylor has quarterback Bryce Petty and tailback Lache Seastrunk.
The finalists will be announced Nov. 25.
Mannziel, last year’s Heisman winner, is third in the country in total offense (386.4 yards) and eighth nationally in passing yards (324.3 yards) per game.
Evans is second in the country in receiving yards per game at 137.6 yards per game.