Baker Mayfield RUMORS & NEWS

Baker Mayfield

Position Quarterback
Height 6'1"
Weight 220 lbs
Birthplace Austin, Texas
Current Team Oklahoma
  • NFL team reportedly hired private investigator to follow Baker Mayfield

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield is one of the most polarizing prospects in this year’s deep quarterback draft class, and at least one team is not going to take a chance on the former Oklahoma star without knowing exactly what is going on in his personal life. Robert Klemko of The MMQB reports that one NFL team..." March 16

  • Baker Mayfield announces Nike sponsorship

    Sportsnaut "Baker Mayfield took the field at Oklahoma on Wednesday for his pro day. While he was there, he made a major announcement that he’s joined forces with Nike on a sponsorship deal. ESPN’s Darren Rovell noted Mayfield is the only quarterback from the 2018 NFL Draft class to sign with Nike so far." March 15

  • Baker Mayfield says he's improved since NFL combine

    ESPN "After his final public workout during Oklahoma's pro day, quarterback Baker Mayfield said Wednesday that he feels as if he's put himself "in a good spot to be considered the best quarterback in the draft." "It's kind of interesting to think, before the season, people had me at a third- or..." March 14

  • Report: Browns GM skipping Baker Mayfield, Josh Rosen Pro Day

    247 Sports "Cleveland Browns General Manager John Dorsey and head coach Hue Jackson will not attend the Pro Days for Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield Wednesday or UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen Thursday according to's Mary Kay Cabot. The two Pro Days coincide with the official start of NFL..." March 14

  • Browns GM to potential top pick Baker Mayfield: 'So you like food trucks?'

    CBS Sports "Baker Mayfield was arrested in February 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, after an altercation that took place near a line of food trucks. We mention this because the detail came up when Mayfield met with the Browns at the combine. In fact, these were the first words out of general manager's John..." March 08

  • Baker Mayfield on Character Concerns: 'I'm Not Trying to Please Everybody'

    Bleacher Report "During an appearance on NFL Network's NFL Total Access on Wednesday, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield shrugged off concerns regarding his character. According to's Nick Shook, Mayfield defended his personality and said he only needs one team to believe in him: "I'm gonna be who I..." March 08

  • Baker Mayfield declares himself most accurate QB in draft ‘by far’

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield probably isn’t going to be the first quarterback selected in the 2018 NFL Draft, but he is confident any team that overlooks him will be missing out on the best passer in the class. While speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis over the weekend, Mayfield declared..." March 05

  • Bills met with Jackson and Mayfield

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "While running backs, offensive lineman, and special teamers were on the field at the combine on Friday, the quarterbacks were meeting with the media. Brandon Beane said this week he wouldn't release which quarterbacks would make visits to Buffalo, although he did say Rosen would. Today both Baker..." March 04

  • Baker Mayfield: Forget Orlando Brown’s Combine numbers, remember zero sacks

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Baker Mayfield doesn’t put much stock in the disappointing performance from his Oklahoma teammate, Orlando Brown, at the NFL combine. Brown ran a 5.86 in the 40-yard dash on Friday, which was concerning for many analysts and media members. It was the fourth-slowest time by any player at the..." March 04

  • Baker Mayfield impressed during Combine interviews

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield may have reportedly answered some questions about his demeanor during interviews at the NFL Combine on Friday. Mike Jones of USA Today reported that Mayfield was very impressive in interviews with teams, with one executive full of praise for the former Oklahoma Sooners..." March 03

  • Baker Mayfield Says He'd 'Love' If Browns Draft Him, Can Turn Around Franchise

    Bleacher Report "Baker Mayfield continued his push to become the Cleveland Browns' franchise quarterback Friday when speaking to reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. "I'd love that," Mayfield said of potentially being selected by the Browns. "First things first, they'd get a winner. If..." March 02

  • Report: Dolphins set March meeting with Baker Mayfield

    Pro Football Talk "Baker Mayfield created a buzz among Dolphins followers when he included #GetMeToMiami in the caption to an Instagram post in January and the team showed some interest in the former Oklahoma quarterback when they met with him at the Senior Bowl last month. That meeting reportedly won’t be the..." February 20

  • Baker Mayfield says he will not attend NFL Draft

    Sporting News "Baker Mayfield told reporters Monday he will not attend the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback and Texas native made the announcement (per NBC Sports Dallas/Fort Worth) while receiving the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award in Fort..." February 20

  • Baker Mayfield says he's going to visit Cleveland Browns, owner of top pick in 2018 NFL Draft

    Tulsa World "Baker Mayfield is constantly learning about the business of pro football. The former Oklahoma quarterback has spent time training in Los Angeles and gained important face time with NFL teams during his week at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. On Saturday, he made his first trip back to OU..." February 18

  • Baker Mayfield reveals which NFL QB he’d most like to learn from

    The Sports Daily "Reigning Heisman Trophy winner and Oklahoma product Baker Mayfield has been drawing comparisons to Saints quarterback Drew Brees, due to his height and throwing mechanics, ahead of the 2018 NFL Draft. But that’s not the NFL quarterback he’d most like to learn from. Mayfield, who could end up..." February 16

  • NFL Rumors: Baker Mayfield's style of play could be a perfect fit in Giants offense

    SNY TV "Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield would be a suitable option for the New York Giants in the upcoming NFL draft, Bucky Brooks of wrote on Tuesday. Mayfield, who won the Heisman Trophy in 2017, started as a walk-on at Texas Tech before transferring to Oklahoma. The 22-year-old totaled 12,292..." February 14

  • Manziel on Baker Mayfield comparisons: ‘We’re completely different people’ and ‘he can learn from what I did wrong’

    Akron Beacon Journal "Former Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel realizes fellow Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield has widely been labeled as Johnny Football 2.0. If certain NFL teams buy into the comparison, it could harm Mayfield’s stock heading into the April 26 NFL Draft because Manziel partied his way out of..." February 13

  • Report: Baker Mayfield 'isn't for' the Denver Broncos

    247 Sports "Don't go ordering your Baker Mayfield jerseys just yet, Broncos fans. Despite a successful union at last month's Senior Bowl, the Heisman-winning quarterback is considered by Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrated as unlikely to end up with Denver in the NFL draft. Klemko, in naming 10..." February 11

  • Browns Request Visit With Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield

    NFL Trade Rumors "Robert Klemko of, citing league sources, reports that the Browns requested a private visit with Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield following the Super Bowl. This is the first request Mayfield has received. The plan for Mayfield is for him to work out in Southern California in advance of..." February 09

  • How will Scot McCloughan's top ranking of Baker Mayfield impact the Browns' draft plans?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "New Browns personnel consultant Scot McCloughan is already on record as saying that Baker Mayfield would be his man if he had to draft a quarterback this year to lead his franchise. So how will that impact the Browns' plans now that McCloughan has been hired to help them out with the draft --..." February 06

  • Baker Mayfield would ‘absolutely’ play for Browns

    TMZ "Good news, Browns -- not every top QB in the draft is scared of becoming the face of your franchise ... and that includes Baker Mayfield! We got Baker at EA Sports' pre-Super Bowl party in Minny ... and the Heisman winner told us why he'd "absolutely" welcome an opportunity to do better than..." February 03

  • Browns reportedly unlikely to take Baker Mayfield in NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The Cleveland Browns are in the prime position to get their next potential franchise quarterback in the 2018 NFL Draft with either the first or fourth overall pick. Reports have swirled around Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield possibly moving up the board as a candidate to be drafted as the top overall..." January 29

  • Evaluators believe Browns will pick Sam Darnold or Baker Mayfield No. 1

    Larry Brown Sports "The consensus is that the Cleveland Browns will use the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft on a quarterback, but nobody knows yet which it will be. Rival evaluators, however, think they have an idea. According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, there is a belief that Baker Mayfield is firmly in the..." January 27

  • Baker Mayfield to play in Senior Bowl

    Yardbarker "Baker Mayfield will play in the 2018 Senior Bowl after all. Robert Klemko of The MMQB reported this news Friday night. Mayfield arrived in Mobile, Ala. for Senior Bowl practices a day behind everyone else. He stayed behind an extra day to be with his mother, whom Klemko reported has been..." January 27

  • Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield Met With Bills, Dolphins, Jets & Saints At Senior Bowl

    NFL Trade Rumors "Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield tells Robert Klemko of that he was late to arrive at the Senior Bowl because his mother had a heart issue and is waiting on results of an echocardiogram. Mayfield mentioned that the only upside in regards to being at the Senior Bowl this week was to..." January 26

  • Baker Mayfield ‘a strong candidate’ to be No. 1 overall pick with Browns

    Sportsnaut "Baker Mayfield, who is set to play Saturday in the Senior Bowl, is also attracting the eye of new Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey, per Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports. “A lot of what he is as a player fits with the mentality of [Cleveland Brown’s general manager] John Dorsey,”..." January 26

  • John Dorsey defends Baker Mayfield’s character

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns GM John Dorsey thinks Baker Mayfield gets a bad rap on the character front, but other NFL personnel executives at the Senior Bowl still see too much Johnny Manziel in him. "Are there character concerns about him?'' Dorsey asked and another local media outlet during..." January 25

  • Elway, Broncos work through “process” of evaluating Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos need a franchise quarterback. They know it, everyone knows it. And their primary options include: (1) hoping that Paxton Lynch can become a franchise quarterback; (2) signing or trading for a veteran; and (3) drafting a rookie. With the offseason unfolding rapidly, the Broncos..." January 24

  • Baker Mayfield could skip Senior Bowl for family reasons

    Larry Brown Sports "Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield may be absent from the Senior Bowl. Mayfield reaffirmed Wednesday that he is still not certain he’ll play in the annual showcase, with NFL reporter Benjamin Allbright reporting that the uncertainty stems from lingering questions about his mother’s health." January 24

  • Report: Browns Considering Baker Mayfield With No. 1 Overall Pick

    12 Up "It doesn't take an expert draft analyst to tell you the Browns have a hole at quarterback. What you may need that expert for, however, is to break down who truly deserves to be picked No. 1 overall. There are a number of talented quarterbacks entering the NFL this season, with Sam Darnold and..." January 24

  • Could polarizing Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield save the Jets?

    New York Daily News "He is fearless and fiery and not everyone's cup of tea. He has brass cajones and doesn't mind grabbing them in public to tell the opponent exactly how he feels about them. He is gutsy, electric and the owner of a coveted piece of stiff-arming hardware. Some people think he's too short for the..." January 24

  • Baker Mayfield: I’m not the bad boy, “the Johnny Manziel stuff”

    Pro Football Talk "Former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield arrived late to Tuesday’s Senior Bowl practice after flying home to be with his mother, whom he said was hospitalized. “My mom’s not doing too great,” Mayfield said, via Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post. “Family first. Always. Doesn’t matter what the..." January 23

  • Saints HC Sean Payton “Squarely In Camp Of Baker Mayfield Believers”

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Charles Robinson, there has been buzz for about a month now that Saints HC Sean Payton is “squarely in the camp of Baker Mayfield believers.” Robinson adds that the talk of Payton having interest in Mayfield is “not going away” at the Senior Bowl. Robinson explains that Drew Brees..." January 22

  • Baker Mayfield wants to be drafted by Miami Dolphins

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield showed a strong interest in being drafted by the Miami Dolphins while commenting on Instagram Thursday. Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills was live on Instagram. None other than Mayfield showed up with a comment on the stream that said, “#GetMeToMiami”. Well now we know the..." January 19

  • Realistic Redskins QB options in the 2018 NFL Draft

    NBC Sports Washington "Looking at our options Putting aside all the contract nuances aside, the Washington Redskins will either have Kirk Cousins at quarterback next season or they won’t. There is an argument for drafting a young passer in either scenario, though the one where Cousins exits leads to greater..." January 15

  • Baker Mayfield considering going without NFLPA agent

    Larry Brown Sports "Many of the top NFL Draft prospects are getting ready for their professional future by interviewing player agents and deciding who will represent them. One player who is considering skipping that step is Baker Mayfield. Sports Business Journal’s Liz Mullen reported on Wednesday that Mayfield is..." January 11

  • Arrest won't keep Baker Mayfield from combine invite

    ESPN "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield's arrest in February won't disqualify him from participating in this year's NFL scouting combine, a league spokesman said Wednesday. While the list of players invited to Indianapolis for the combine in late February/early March has yet to be..." January 10

  • As the NFL draft beckons, look for the chip on Baker Mayfield's shoulder to return

    ESPN "The Rose Bowl was mostly empty by the time Baker Mayfield trudged out of Oklahoma's locker room Monday night and headed straight into the arms of his family. Mayfield was exhausted, having overcome flu-like symptoms to play in the No. 2 Sooners' gut-wrenching 54-48 double-overtime loss to No. 3..." January 09

  • Why Kirk Cousins or Alex Smith makes more sense as Broncos QB than Baker Mayfield

    Denver Post "John Elway has posted a help-wanted ad for a quarterback. Only adults need apply. Who’s the next quarterback of the Broncos? “Going into it, we don’t know,” Elway said, when I asked him whether we should expect the quarterback for Denver in 2018 will be an experienced veteran or a raw..." January 07

  • Baker Mayfield accepts invite to Senior Bowl "The Heisman Trophy winner is heading on down to Mobile, Alabama in late January. Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield accepted his invitation to the 2018 Reese's Senior Bowl. Mayfield will be the first Heisman winner to attend the Senior Bowl since former Florida Gators quarterback..." December 22

2017-2018 NFL Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Browns Sam Darnold Southern California
2 Giants Josh Rosen UCLA
3 Colts Connor Williams Texas
4 Browns* Orlando Brown Oklahoma
5 Broncos Bradley Chubb NC State
6 Jets Josh Allen Wyoming
7 Buccaneers Saquon Barkley Penn State
8 Bears Quenton Nelson Notre Dame
9 49ers Roquan Smith Georgia
10 Raiders Courtland Sutton Southern Methodist

Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.


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