OU scholar Pendleton to quit game for school, brother
Oklahoma defensive tackle Carl Pendleton is one of the finalists for the Draddy Trophy, given to the top scholar-athlete in college football, and he's going to take that honor a step further. He plans to give up football for the books.
Each finalist receives an $18,000 scholarship from the National
Football Foundation for postgraduate
studies; the Draddy Trophy winner receives a $25,000 scholarship. Pendleton plans to use his scholarship to stop playing football after his junior
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