After excelling in Cincinnati during college, St. Louis Rams rookie wide receiver Mardy Gilyard is eager to make his pro debut on the other side of the state of Ohio.
Just like his coach, Sam Bradford was happy with the decision-making in the St. Louis Rams' preseason opener. The No. 1 overall pick realizes he needs work elsewhere, starting with the center snap.
Steven Jackson is getting a light workload in the preseason to help his surgically repaired back for the regular season, and he dressed but didn't play a down in the St. Louis Rams' opener.
For those with little interest in NFL preseason football, understanding the excitement Pete Carroll and Sam Bradford are feeling is impossible.
Just inside the doorway that leads to Oklahoma's practice field, there's a reminder that last season was not acceptable for the Sooners.
The Insight Bowl victory over Minnesota last season felt like a major victory to Iowa State, a program that's rarely had much to crow about over long, lean years.
Rookie quarterback Sam Bradford is making a fine first impression with the St. Louis Rams.
It's time for Oklahoma to move on.
It's been five days since No. 1 draft pick Sam Bradford signed his deal with the St. Louis Rams that guarantees him $50 million.