Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Weeden Featured in The Wall Street Journal

This Is a Man With a Backup Plan
After Life as a Yankee Prospect Didn't Work Out, Brandon Weeden Became a Star at Oklahoma State

Brandon Weeden, a 6-foot-5 right-hander with a biting 92 mph fastball and a dancing curve, was the Yankees' first draft pick in 2002. A scout for the team said he had a "lightning-quick arm" and an ideal frame. He signed with the Yankees immediately for $565,000, but then he did what many prospects do—he promptly flamed out.

And then he did something unusual: He became a Heisman Trophy candidate

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