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What to think of Steelers quarterback Landry Jones

When the Pittsburgh Steelers took quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, I think all of us were a bit surprised. Personally, I didn’t think they’d draft a quarterback at all and would wait to pick up an undrafted free agent to develop. The team also had just signed veteran Bruce Gradkowski that offseason to be the back up to starter Ben Roethlisberger...
Via cover32 - Steelers
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Names Trevor Knight Oklahoma’s Starting QB

With Landry Jones off to the NFL, there were questions as to who would replace him as the starting QB for the Oklahoma Sooners.  Those questions have finally been put to rest as CBS Sports reports that Bob Stoops has name Trevor Knight the starter for the season opener. There was a fierce competition between Knight and junior Blake Bell, with many thinking that Bell would be the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners 2013 Season Preview: Schedule and Roster Summary

As the 2013 Oklahoma Sooners start play they will do so with a very different look than the previous several of seasons. The Sooners will have to replace Landry Jones who was the leader and starting quarterback of the Sooners for the past three seasons.Jones is the all-time leader in wins at the quarterback position for Oklahoma and replacing his leadership and control of the offense...
Via Football Nation
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sooners look to make jump back into nation's elite

Consistency hasn't been a problem for Oklahoma of late. The issue has been finding a way to make the jump from the elite of the Big 12 Conference back to national championship contender. Coach Bob Stoops hopes this is the season the Sooners make that jump, a year that appears to be one of transition for the tradition-rich school. Oklahoma has won 10 games in each of the last...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers sign 4th pick Landry Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed fourth-round draft pick Landry Jones to a four-year deal. The former Oklahoma quarterback is the ninth and final Pittsburgh draft pick to come to terms. Details were not disclosed. Pittsburgh selected Jones with the 115th overall pick in the draft and is the highest draft pick the Steelers have used on a quarterback since taking Ben Roethlisberger...
Via AP on Fox
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie QB Jones focusing on offense, not future

Rookie Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones says he has no idea if he'll one day replace Ben Roethlisberger. Jones says that's a question better left answered by team owner Art Rooney II. His immediate concern is getting a hang of Pittsburgh's offense after spending the last four years rewriting the record book at Oklahoma. Jones left the Sooners as the school...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Draft Class – Players Twitter Accounts

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 NFL draft is now complete and there are eight new players that have joined the Steeler Nation family. All eight players are indeed on Twitter and below are the usernames and links to their respective Twitter pages. Round 1, Pick 17 Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia @SacManJones_29 Round 2, Pick 16 Le'Veon Bell, RB, Michigan State @L_Bell24 Round 3...
Via Steelers Depot
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers take Oklahoma QB Jones in 4th round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Jones passed for 16,646 yards in four seasons with the Sooners, the third-highest total in major college football history. Jones is the highest quarterback taken by the Steelers since the team selected Ben Roethlisberger in the first round of the 2004 draft. To get Jones,...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers take Oklahoma QB Jones in 4th round (Yahoo! Sports)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the national football league draft., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/steelers-take-oklahoma-qb-jones-in-4th-round-yahoo-sports
Via Juiced Sports Blog
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma QB Jones picked by Steelers in 4th round

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Jones passed for 16,646 yards in four seasons with the Sooners, the third-highest total in major college football history. Jones is the highest quarterback taken by the Steelers since the team selected Ben Roethlisberger in the first round of the 2004 draft...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Fourth Round Draft Pick – Oklahoma QB Landry Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones with their second fourth round pick of the 2013 NFL draft. LANDRY JONES Quarterback University of Oklahoma Sooners #12 6:03.5-221 Artesia, New Mexico Artesia High School OVERVIEW When it comes to collecting “real estate,” the Sooners’ rifle-armed passer is “leaps and bounds”...
Via Steelers Depot
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Barkley, Jones could slide after staying in school

Matt Barkley stayed in school. Landry Jones stuck around. When the NFL draft kicks off Thursday night, the questions whether they made a mistake will be answered. Some of college football's highest-profile quarterbacks will find out if an extra year in school cost them millions of dollars. If Barkley, Jones and Arkansas' Tyler Wilson drop far, it goes against the NFL'...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New QB means new offensive scheme for OU

NORMAN, Okla. - Saturday's Spring Game was a chance for the three Oklahoma quarterbacks to make a big first impression heading into the summer. But it turned out the only the thing the Sooners established is there will be a clean break from the offense last year to the offense next year. With no No. 1 quarterback in place and all sorts of questions heading into 2013, the only...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

New QB means new offensive scheme for OU

NORMAN, Okla. - Saturday's Spring Game was a chance for the three Oklahoma quarterbacks to make a big first impression heading into the summer. But it turned out the only the thing the Sooners established is there will be a clean break from the offense last year to the offense next year. With no No. 1 quarterback in place and all sorts of questions heading into 2013, the only...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma QB Drew Allen transferring

Former Oklahoma quarterback Drew Allen is transferring to Syracuse, according to a report by NBC Sports. Allen will transfer after he graduates from Oklahoma in May, a Syracuse source told the Syracuse Post-Standard. Because he has graduated, Allen will be eligible to play immediately. He will have one season of eligibility. The 6-5, 226-pound Allen, a highly prized recruit out...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma spring game features QB competition

With three young quarterbacks competing to replace four-year starter Landry Jones, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops sees something in just about every practice and scrimmage this spring that he could do without. It's the big mistake. Stoops has seen plenty of good performances out of junior Blake Bell, sophomore Kendal Thompson and redshirt freshman Trevor Knight, too. But what he...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills meet with pair of Joneses and a Griffin

On Friday, the Buffalo Bills met with three additional possible draft choices with their #8 overall pick in the NFL draft in a few weeks. The players included Connecticut TE Ryan Griffin, Oklahoma QB Landry Jones Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones (considered by many draft experts as the only one of the three that is a first-round prospect).   The Bills are looking for a TE after...
Via Down and Distance
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Davis, Former Oklahoma Quarterback, Killed in Plane Crash

Steve Davis, who led Oklahoma to back-to-back national championships in the mid-1970s, was killed Monday when a small plane he was traveling in crashed in South Bend, Ind. The 60-year-old Davis never played in the NFL but started three seasons at quarterback for the Sooners from 1973-75, leaving school with a 32-1-1 record and winning the national title in both his junior and senior...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Landry Jones Tries To Traverse Hot Coals in 40-Time (GIF)

Sharrif Floyd isn’t the only one raising eyebrows at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine.  While some prospects have been rapidly rising up draft boards, others like Landry Jones have struggled during the pre-draft process. The former Oklahoma Sooners star signal-caller ran a glacially slow 5.11 40-time on Sunday.  Not only was this the worst among all of the quarterbacks, but it was...
Via Gridiron Grit
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL.com is having difficulty matching up combine participates with their photos

NFL.com’s combine Page is filled with any and everything you ever wanted to know about the Combine. But with a ton of results needing to be posted shortly after they happen, there are bound to be mistake. For instance, the photo above of Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones who looks to have gained about 75 pounds. And then there’s this photo of a much darker version of Alabama...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Landry Jones, former Oklahoma QB, runs a plain old silly 40-yard dash

Former Oklahoma Sooners star Landry Jones' 40-yard dash was more awkward than an eHarmony first date.
Via Gamedayr
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoops working to get Sooners back on track

NORMAN, Okla. -- Two seasons ago, reserve quarterback Blake Bell replaced Landry Jones and the Sooners picked up a first down. And another. Then a bunch more. Then the Oklahoma football team went on beat Kansas State in a dominant second half of a 58-17 victory. With it, the Belldozer was born and a statement was made. Sometimes, when things aren't working, Bob Stoops does...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Interview with Landry Jones — Discussing Senior Bowl, Draft & NFL

By Contributor Steve Shoup of Fanspeak.com: I got to talk to Landry Jones after South practice this week and ask him about being at the Senior Bowl, the upcoming NFL Draft, and preparing for the NFL. Fanspeak’s Steve Shoup interviewing Landry Jones after practice.   On what its like being at the Senior Bowl:  Just a huge honor for me.  An honor that I get to come here and play...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma loses Cotton Bowl 41-13 to Texas A&M

Oklahoma and steady veteran quarterback Landry Jones wound up being no match for Johnny Football and a former Big 12 rival. Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel had a Cotton Bowl-record 516 total yards with four touchdowns and 10th-ranked Texas A&M wrapped up its first SEC season with a 41-13 win over the 12th-ranked Sooners on Friday night in Jones' 50th and final career...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Slowing Sooners' offense big key for Aggies

ARLINGTON, Texas The matchup for Friday's Cotton Bowl may have a dj vu' sort of feel with old conference rivals Texas A&M and Oklahoma squaring off at Cowboys Stadium. The Aggies are hoping the results are different. Texas A&M struggled defensively against the wide-open passing attacks of the Big 12, allowing more than 275 yards a game through the air last year...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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