Saturday, 25 February 2017
Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield charged with public drunkenness and resisting arrest
Oklahoma quarterback Chef Mayfield has been caught and arrested for community inebriation, crazy perform and combating police arrest.
Mayfield, a Heisman Award finalist a year ago, was reserved into the California Nation Prison after first strolling, then operating away and being handled by an official following a problem near Fayetteville’s Dickson Road beginning Weekend, cops said.
A initial cops review said an drunk Mayfield first informed an official he was trying to crack up a problem, but that he later “was shouting profanities and resulting in a scene” while the official inquired another man. After Mayfield was handled, he rejected to put his hands behind his back and was gradually pressured into handcuffs before being caught, cops said.
Oklahoma spokesperson Eileen Houck said the university is aware of the occurrence and seeking information.
Mayfield is known for his psychological perform and confident character. He carried a horseshoe mustache during the Ok Condition activity last year that identified the Big 12 champ, saying there’s a new police in city as a dig at the competing school’s Western pet. He also used a clothing under his consistent stating the Sooners the 2016 meeting winners during the experience, which the Sooners won 38-20.
Mayfield completed third in the Heisman balloting a year ago, and he set the FBS history for moving performance. He led the Sooners to a success over Auburn in the Glucose Dish and was the game’s MVP after moving for 296 metres and two touchdowns. In his best bet on 12 months, he approved for 545 metres and seven touchdowns in a 66-59 win over Florida Technical.
Two years ago, Mayfield completed 4th in the Heisman balloting and led the Sooners to the Higher education Soccer Playoff.
Mayfield began his profession at Florida Technical before seated out a year, and he originally missing a year of qualifications upon shifting to Ok because of exchange guidelines. Mayfield pushed Tech’s choice not to allow him 12 months of qualifications, and he was a oral writer of Technical during the procedure, saying the school’s choice did not appear sensible because he was never on scholarship or allow there.
After last season’s win over Ok Condition, Mayfield declared that he meant to send back for his mature year, in part because of the fight for the additional year of qualifications.
“I’ve imagined of enjoying at this place for an extended time,” he said after the Ok Condition activity. “I competitive that additional year of qualifications for an extended time. I had everybody working on that. It’s not emotions that I owe anybody that put the attempt in. It’s just that we all did that for a certain reason.”