Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield was arrested early Saturday morning. The Sooners QB will head to court on April 7.
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested on Saturday morning.
According to Washington County court records, Mayfield, a rising redshirt senior, was detained in Fayetteville, AR, and booked at 8:21 a.m. local time on public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest.
Mayfield’s court date has been set for April 7.
Entering his final season with the Sooners, Mayfield is considered one of the top returning players in the nation. He was recently named Campus Insiders’ top returning signal-caller for 2017.
Last season he finished third in Heisman Trophy voting, a second straight top five finish for him, and was named First-Team All Big 12. He completed 70.9 percent of his throws for 3,965 yards and 40 touchdowns against just 8 interceptions. He also set the record for season passing efficiency in the FBS.
For his career he’s completed 67.8 percent of his passes for 9,980 yards and 88 touchdowns against 24 interceptions.
Mayfield’s the only player in Oklahoma history to surpass the 5,000 yards passing and 500 yards rushing mark.