"At this point — I’ve been asked that too early in times past — is he the best we’ve had?” Stoops said. "I don’t think there’s any question now.”
Heupel led OU to the 2000 national title and was a Heisman runner-up. White won the Heisman in 2003 and was a finalist in 2004.
"I love what Jason White was able to do, he was incredible with his circumstances and what he fought through,” Stoops said. "And Josh Heupel, what he was able to do in a short time here.
"But what Sam has been able to do in two years, I don’t know how to explain it.”
Bradford also is one of five finalists for the Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year award and one of 10 finalists for the Manning Award, which goes to the nation’s top quarterback.
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