The Aggies got the ball back on the Sooners' ensuing possession, as cornerback Dustin Harris picked off Jones and returned it 22 yards. Three plays and 48 seconds later, Texas A&M was up 14-6.

An end-around pass from receiver Kenric McNeal to receiver Mike Evans for 20 yards got the drive started. Manziel finished it with an easy 5-yard jaunt for a touchdown.

Jones finished out the first half scoring by capping a 13-play march with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Justin Brown on third down with 1:16 left in the second quarter.