ARLINGTON, Texas Landry Jones' college career has come full circle.
The Oklahoma quarterback began his playing career at Cowboys Stadium, and that's where it will end Friday in the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.
In between, he also quarterbacked the Sooners to a Big 12 championship game win over Nebraska.
"It did start here," Jones said during a Cotton Bowl media session underneath the stadium's giant video board. "There's always good feelings on this field, and just remembering how your career started and where you came from. It's exciting to be back here and we're excited to play."
Jones' college career started under dire circumstances. He relieved Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford, who had suffered a shoulder injury, against BYU in 2009 in what was the first regular season game college or pro played at Cowboys Stadium.
The Sooners were upset in that contest, 14-13, but Jones guided the Sooners to the Big 12 title the next season.
Jones also led the Sooners to a Big 12 co...