NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Three years removed from his decision to stay in school at Oklahoma after winning the Heisman Trophy, St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford still believes he made the right move.
And he's not about to question why current Sooners QB Landry Jones decided to follow in his footsteps.
"I know coming back was the complete right decision for me. There's no way I was ready to leave college after two and half years," Bradford said Wednesday during his youth football camp on the intramural fields at Oklahoma.
"Even though I came back and got hurt, the experience that I gained in that extra year was invaluable. There's no way I would have been able to step into an NFL huddle and lead an NFL team at 21 years old."
Bradford had just won the 2008 Heisman Trophy and led the Sooners to the national championship game - where they lost to Tim Tebow's Florida Gators - during a record-setting offensive season when he decided to come back for another year in college. Defensive ...