NFL Draft Decisions Expected

Wednesday, January 14th 2009, 3:27 pm
By: News 9

NORMAN, Oklahoma - Sooner fans will soon know if several key players will enter the NFL draft.

Thursday is the deadline to declare for the draft. The University of Oklahoma has scheduled a press conference for 4:30 p.m. today.

It is expected the Sooners will announce the future of several players including Quarterback Sam Bradford.

Look for live coverage on and NEWS 9 at 4 p.m.

Earlier this week, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy says he plans to return for his junior season. He confirmed his decision at the sixth-ranked Sooners' basketball game against Texas on Monday night.

McCoy redshirted his first year at Oklahoma and was eligible to enter the NFL draft for the first time. He ranked second on the team with 6 1/2 sacks this season, but had been expected to return.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.