Oklahoma football notebook: Quarterback Drew Allen 'committed to this program'

Under certain circumstances, Allen can transfer to another FBS school without having to sit out a season.
by Jason Kersey Published: December 30, 2012

BRADFORD, MANZIEL SPOKE RECENTLY

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, who became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy earlier this month, said he talked to former Oklahoma star Sam Bradford, who won the 2008 Heisman, on the phone recently.

“He just said I had his vote,” Manziel said. “He said, ‘Just keep doing what you're doing; good luck with everything.'”

Manziel, who led Texas A&M to a 10-2 record in its first season in the Southeastern Conference, threw for 3,419 yards and 24 touchdowns, and rushed for 1,181 yards and 19 scores this season.

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Landry Jones, on his OU career beginning and ending in Cowboys Stadium:

“It has been a ride. It's been fun and I have been extremely blessed to come this far in my career to have a chance to end it where I started it. I am thankful that God has allowed me to do great things at the University of Oklahoma.”


by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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