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Bringing back flashbacks

Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel reminds Bama coach Nick Saban of Doug Flutie

Updated: November 6, 2012, 12:53 AM ET
By Alex Scarborough | TideNation

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When Nick Saban watches film of Johnny Manziel leading Texas A&M's offense, his mind goes back to another undersized spitfire of a quarterback from decades past. His ability to move around in the pocket and create plays from nothing is reminiscent of Boston College's former Houdini under center, a national sensation in the early 1980s that teenagers and 20-somethings only recall in the context of naming a brand of cereal.

Flutie Flakes aren't on the shelves anymore, but ...

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