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Johnny Manziel's high usage rate as a dual-threat quarterback and a touted offensive line mask the ability of Ben Malena. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images.
Johnny Manziel's high usage rate as a dual-threat quarterback and a touted offensive line mask the ability of Ben Malena. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images.

What hurts Ben Malena is the fact that Johnny Manziel is the quarterback at Texas A&M.

Head coach Kevin Sumlin puts the ball in Manziel's hands a lot, allowing him to make plays with his feet.

While Manziel has earned the right, it hurts guys like Malena.

Texas A&M has four backs that are capable of being every-down backs, but Malena is the leader of the group. 

He rushed for 808 yards last year, and if given more carries, he would have rushed for more than 1,000.