Jenni Carlson: Will Landry Jones make it big in the NFL? Not with those 'happy feet'

The Oklahoman's Jenni Carlson took questions from readers in today's Power Lunch Chat. Participate in our Power Lunch Chats Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. on NewsOK.com/Sports.
by Jenni Carlson Modified: September 28, 2012 at 1:25 pm •  Published: September 28, 2012

The Oklahoman's Jenni Carlson took questions from readers in today's Power Lunch Chat. Participate in our Power Lunch Chats Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. on NewsOK.com/Sports. Read the entire chat recap here.

Will you be surprised if Landry Jones makes it big in the NFL?

Nothing surprises me in the NFL. I mean, there are a bunch of guys playing big roles in the league who were barely blips on the radar as college football players. And there are guys who were college stars who never make it.

That said, I think Landry Jones has a chance to be an NFL guy, but he still needs to fix the happy-feet problem. It's been an issue since Day 1, and it still is. You'd think it would've been worked out by now, but it still continues. That would worry me if I was an NFL GM looking to draft a QB.
 
What do you expect from the Sooners in upcoming games?

I expect OU to play a whole heck of a lot better than it did vs. Kansas State. So at this point, I'm not sure where this team is mentally. The Sooners need to get it together, or they'll lose at Tech. It's a place they've lost before. No reason to think it'll be an easy place to win this year.

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Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football...
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