"I'm really looking forward to coming back and competing for a fourth straight Big 12 championship and another opportunity at a national championship."
For the first time, the top three vote-getters for the Heisman Trophy will return to college football. Florida quarterback Tim Tebow announced his intentions Sunday, and Texas quarterback Colt McCoy said he'd be back for his senior season long before the Longhorns won the Fiesta Bowl.
Bradford led the nation with 50 touchdown passes and a passer rating of 180.8. He likely would have been one of the first quarterbacks taken in April's draft.
In other college football news:
* Ohio State wide receiver Brian Hartline is skipping his final year of eligibility and entering the NFL draft.
* Record-setting Pittsburgh running back LeSean McCoy is passing up his final two seasons of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. McCoy is eligible for the draft, because he has been out of high school for 3 years.
* Mets lefthander Johan Santana said he is unsure whether he'll be able to pitch for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic following offseason knee surgery.
* Outfielder Gabe Gross and the Tampa Bay Rays agreed to a 1-year, $1.255 million contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
* Commissioner Bud Selig has given the Oakland Athletics permission to "discuss a ballpark with other communities" if officials in Fremont, Calif., don't quickly approve a proposed stadium.
* Cuba is No. 1 in the International Baseball Federation's first rankings. The United States is second.
* Four players were honored at Philadelphia College of the Sciences, as Sam Cozen Philadelphia Area Small-College Players of the Week: Cabrini's Glenn Washington, Chestnut Hill's Julian McFadden, Rowan's Dan Reddan and Widener's Nat Sosna.
* The Wings' Sean Thomson was named National Lacrosse League Rookie of the Week after scoring three goals in a 16-13 victory in Rochester Saturday.
* No. 1 golfer Lorena Ochoa, 27, is engaged to marry 39-year-old Andres Conesa, director general of Aeromexico airline.
* European champion Spain remained first in the FIFA rankings and the United States stayed atop its region at No. 22. *