The NFL fraternity was busy keeping up with their favorite college football teams on Saturday, and Texas A&M's 29-24 upset over defending Bowl Championship Series champion Alabama was a major talking point on Twitter among current and former players.
Manziel also has a fan in former NFL running back Jamal Anderson, but he's not about to call the Aggies' quarterback the best player in the college ranks:
Anderson also said Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin deserves credit for the upset:
Not everyone was tweeting about Texas A&M's big win. New York Giants safety Stevie Brown (and former Wolverine) predictably was thrilled Michigan beat Northwestern 38-31 in overtime, but he didn't tune in until he heard about quarterback Devin Gardner's 53-yard bomb to Roy Roundtree in the closing seconds of regulation:
Despite only watching overtime, Brown was clearly thrilled with the result.
Former Michigan standout Desmond Howard was also happy with Michigan's win:
Chicago Bears defensive tackle DeMario Pressley was cheering on North Carolina State from a special place: