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Bradford is back to his old self in win over Cowboys

By Scott Wright Modified: November 25, 2007 at 12:29 am •  Published: November 25, 2007
NORMAN — The statistics of Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford were impressive in Saturday's win over Oklahoma State.

Four touchdowns. A completion rate of 73.3 percent. His NCAA freshman record 32nd touchdown pass of the season.

And no concussions.

The run game carried the Sooners to victory, but Bradford was back to his reliable self, completing 11 of 15 passes for 150 yards.

He barely even got hit Saturday as the OU offensive front dominated the line of scrimmage. Bradford was only sacked once, when he tried to scramble out of the pocket and slid behind the line before getting hit.

Though his health was the most intensely followed story of the week by OU fans after last Saturday's concussion suffered at Texas Tech, Bradford says he was clear-headed and ready to go by Monday.

Last Sunday, Bradford said he felt "typical for anyone who has a concussion. I didn't feel great, but I didn't feel awful.”

And he never worried that he'd miss Saturday's Bedlam showdown.

"I think on Monday, I really started feeling better, started to come around.

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OU quarterback Sam Bradford completed 11 of 15 passes for 150 yards and four touchdowns against Oklahoma State on Saturday. By STEVE SISNEY, THE OKLAHOMAN


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