Brandford expected out 2-4 weeks

Published 1:12 am Tuesday, September 8, 2009

NORMAN, Okla. — Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford is not expected to need surgery on his sprained right shoulder and the quarterback could play again for No. 3 Oklahoma in two to four weeks.

‘‘Everyone’s different in how they heal, the soreness, how they handle it and how quickly it dissipates where he can move and be comfortable again throwing the ball,’’ Stoops said after the Sooners’ practice Monday. ‘‘Anywhere from two to four weeks is what we’re anticipating.’’

Stoops said the initial evaluations by doctors showed that Bradford did not suffer any damage to his collarbone, rotator cuff or other parts of his shoulder when he sprained his AC joint just before halftime in Oklahoma’s 14-13 loss to No. 20 BYU on Saturday.

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