ST. LOUIS - Former Oklahoma Sooner quarterback Sam Bradford agreed to a six-year, $78 million deal with the St. Louis Rams Friday night.
The #1 overall pick in this year's NFL draft will get $50 million guaranteed, the highest amount in NFL history.
Last year's #1 pick, Matthew Stafford, got $41.7 million guaranteed on a six-year, $72 million deal.
The 2008 Heisman trophy winner signed just in time for the first full-squad practice with the team Saturday. He's now the face of a team that finished last season with an NFL-worst 1-15 record.
Bradford led the nation in 2008 with 48 touchdown passes, but he was limited to only three games in 2009 due to a shoulder injury.
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