Did the LB make 90% of the tackles for ND? Did he stop 90% of all the potential td plays by the opposing offenses? Do LBs typically win over QBs with big time numbers (or even above avg numbers)? Nope.
Does it matter if I was making an argument or not? I was simply stating my opinion. This LB whatever his name is may be a great LB. And he certainly plays up for the cameras. But the proportion of his contribution to ND’s victories is not comparable to the A&M QB’s.
Maybe they should, once in a blue moon. It is not defined as an Offensive award. As for Manziel, frankly, big numbers against Sam Houston State and South Carolina State just do not impress me. Nor does his arrest record.