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Sam Bradford’s Bedlam Flip

by Nate Billings and Chris Landsberger Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:26 pm •  Published: November 30, 2008

Some of you may have seen the flip in the air by OU quarterback Sam Bradford in the third quarter of the Bedlam football game between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. It ws awesome to see in person and made some cool pictures. Chris Landsberger captured this series as OSU’s Orie Lemon forces Bradford out at the one-yard line. Check it out:

OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air after a hitting OSU's Orie Lemon (41) during the second half of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER

BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN

I was positioned across the field in the other end zone and got a different angle on the flip. Here’s two from my series:

OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air as he goes out of bounds at the one-yard line as OSU's Orie Lemon (41) and Ricky Price (6) defend in the third quarter of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. 
STAFF PHOTO BY NATE BILLINGS
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air as he goes out of bounds at the one-yard line as OSU's Orie Lemon (41) and Ricky Price (6) defend in the third quarter of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY NATE BILLINGS
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air as he goes out of bounds at the one-yard line as OSU's Orie Lemon (41) and Ricky Price (6) defend in the third quarter of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. 
STAFF PHOTO BY NATE BILLINGS
OU quarterback Sam Bradford is flipped in the air as he goes out of bounds at the one-yard line as OSU's Orie Lemon (41) and Ricky Price (6) defend in the third quarter of the college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Stillwater, Okla. STAFF PHOTO BY NATE BILLINGS

BY NATE BILLINGS, THE OKLAHOMAN

We had five photographers covering the game, including our director of photography, Doug Hoke, who edited and did some shooting.

Click here to see a photo gallery from OU’s 61-41 win.

-Nate Billings

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by Nate Billings
Photographer
Nate Billings never planned to become a photojournalist. He took pictures as a hobby growing up and worked as an assistant for his father, a commercial still and video photographer, but chose to study English Literature in college. Billings did...
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by Chris Landsberger
Assistant Photography Editor
Chris Landsberger is a native of Oklahoma and, as a photographer, has been able to travel coast to coast and everywhere in between to cover news for the last 13 years. He has been a part history that included coverage of Oklahoma City bomber...
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