Sam Bradford Shoulder Surgery Considered Success

After suffering the same injury twice this season to his throwing shoulder, Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford has decided to have surgery and enter the NFL draft.

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As Expected, Bradford Opts To Undergo Surgery, Enter NFL Draft

Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford’s collegiate career is over. On Sunday, he announced that he would undergo surgery. He intends to enter the next NFL draft this coming April. Sports supersurgeon Dr. James Andrews will perform the surgery.

From The Oklahoman:

“I dreamed about coming to Oklahoma my whole life,” Bradford said in a release. “That’s the reason I came back for this season. And I came back to play, not sit on the bench. That’s the reason I tried to play after the injury. I’m very disappointed that it didn’t work out differently.”

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ESPN's Joe Schad Expects Bradford To Opt For Season-Ending Surgery

Joe Schad tweets thusly as we await Sam Bradford’s press conference in a couple hours:

I strongly expect Sooners QB Sam Bradford will announce season ending surgery but will wait on NFL decision

I’m going to assume that is based on some sort of insider info and not pure speculation, but we shall find out soon enough.

If Bradford does opt for surgery, it would seem likely that he’ll come back for his final season of eligibility in order to raise his draft stock, which will be at an all-time low this offseason. Especially considering he’d be unable to participate in this year’s NFL combine.

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