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Real people: Dad says Rams QB Sam Bradford 'like any other normal kid'

Sam Bradford, who won the Heisman during his time as a Sooner, is still pretty normal, according to his dad. And Kent Bradford says his fame hasn't turned him into a big spender.
by Scott Munn Published: June 11, 2012

Sam Bradford is kind of a big deal in Oklahoma and St. Louis.

A record-setting passer for OU. Heisman Trophy winner. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Quarterback of the future for the Rams.

He's a very popular guy with a hefty bank account. Yet Kent Bradford says his 24-year-old son is “like any other normal kid.”

Dad shares a few other current short facts about Slingin' Sam:

“I don't think Sam cooks much. ... He is halfway tight with his money. If he has one vice, it would probably be clothes. ... He's so busy with things that I help pay bills, handle his accounts, taxes and things like that. ... The condo up there (in St. Louis) sold, and I'm going up there to help him move.”

by Scott Munn
Sports Assistant Editor
Scott Munn joined The Oklahoman/Oklahoma City Times sports staffs in October 1982. He spent a year as a formcharter, three years on the desk and 16 as a reporter. Scott has spent the last nine years as an evening assistant sports editor. Scott's...
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