The beginning of the sentence is what we call a stacked modifier.
Many newspapers would change that to this:
Sam Bradford, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oklahoma,... It would be a lot cleaner and easier to read. Besides, I like to get the person's name up front.
Contact: Reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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