Texas A&M 10: Week 13 power rankings 

November, 26, 2012
Each week this season, GigEmNation ranks Texas A&M's top 10 performers of the season. Here's a look at who shined throughout the entire regular season after the Aggies closed out their inaugural SEC campaign with a 59-29 win over Missouri on Saturday at Kyle Field:

1. QB Johnny Manziel The redshirt freshman quarterback broke several records this year, most notably the SEC single-season total yards mark previously held by Auburn quarterback Cam Newton. Manziel finished the year with 4,600 total offensive yards (3,419 passing, 1,181 rushing) and 43 total touchdowns (24 passing, 19 rushing). He's a Heisman Trophy candidate and arguably the frontrunner for the award heading into the season's final week.

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Thomas Campbell/US PresswireSenior wideout Ryan Swope led the Aggies in touchdown catches this season.
2. DE Damontre Moore The junior has been one of the SEC's and the country's best defensive linemen this year, registering 20 tackles for loss (third nationally) and 12.5 sacks (tied for third nationally). He finished with the Aggies' team lead in both categories as well as tackles (80) and quarterback hurries (8) and blocked two kicks.
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