Oklahoma Rumors & News

  • Georgia's Davin Bellamy Teaches Baker Mayfield Important Lesson About Humility By Not Being Humble

    The Big Lead "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won the Heisman this year. He was quite brash along the way, finding himself in some incidents. Today, he played magnificently in the Rose Bowl, only to lose in devastating fashion. He may have also done a throat-slash move at one point. A real mixed..." January 02

  • Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield says he has 'flu-like' symptoms but will play

    ESPN "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield said he has been dealing with "flu-like" symptoms after being a late, unexpected arrival at Rose Bowl media day Saturday. He missed the past two days of media availability because of an undisclosed illness. Mayfield said he decided to show up after he saw..." December 30

  • Baker Mayfield not participating in media day due to illness

    Sportsnaut "After missing out on his team’s trip to Disneyland and a media event on Friday due to illness, Baker Mayfield is still sick and will not be participating in media day ahead of the Rose Bowl. Mayfield was able to practice Friday, and he’s been at practice every day ahead of the Rose Bowl. But..." December 30

  • Minor illness can't keep Baker Mayfield from Sooners' practices

    ESPN "Oklahoma continues to be cautious with Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield. Mayfield practiced Thursday afternoon, but he did not join the team for a team function at the Lawry's Beef Bowl later in the night as he fights what is believed to be a minor illness. It was the second..." December 29

  • Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield puts reporter on absolute blast

    Sportsnaut "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and reigning Heisman winner Baker Mayfield has never been afraid to tell us what he thinks. Just ask Kansas Jayhawks fans. Apparently Mayfield was searching his name on Twitter with time to spare in the lead up to his team’s national semifinal game against Georgia..." December 29

  • Mayfield misses Disneyland trip due to illness

    ESPN "Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield was sick and did not accompany the team on its visit to Disneyland's California Adventure Park on Wednesday. But coach Lincoln Riley said he wasn't worried about his Heisman Trophy winner's absence. "He'll be ready to play," Riley said. The No...." December 28

  • Baker Mayfield: Heisman was special, but national championship is what matters most

    The Oklahoman "Bleary eyed and tuxedoed, Baker Mayfield sat in front of a room of college football's elite earlier this month, reflecting on his membership into college football's most exclusive fraternity. Before Mayfield could give his final acceptance speech of the awards week, a couple of former Heisman..." December 27

  • Oklahoma leading rusher Rodney Anderson will not be charged after rape investigation

    CBS Sports "No charges will be filed against Oklahoma running back and leading rusher Rodney Anderson, who was accused of rape, Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said on Thursday. A protective order had been issued against Anderson earlier this month stemming from a Nov. 16 incident at a..." December 14

  • Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield wins Heisman Trophy

    ESPN "Since the NCAA began allowing athletic scholarships in 1950, no player to win the Heisman Trophy had started his career as a walk-on. Baker Mayfield changed that Saturday night. Mayfield, the Oklahoma quarterback whose storybook saga began with him walking on at Texas Tech, captured the 83rd..." December 10

  • Baker Mayfield Tops Bryce Love, Wins 2017 AP College Football Player of the Year

    Bleacher Report "The Associated Press named Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield the AP College Football Player of the Year on Thursday. Mayfield earned 51 of a possible 56 first-place votes with Stanford running back Bryce Love finishing second, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson placing third and Penn State..." December 07

  • Mayfield wins Davey O'Brien Award for best quarterback

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was named the 2017 Davey O’Brien Award winner Thursday night during ESPN’s college football awards show. The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award honors the nation’s best quarterback. The 41st Annual Davey O’Brien Awards Dinner will be held at The Fort..." December 07

  • Baker Mayfield wins Walter Camp Award

    Sports Day "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is on the awards tour, and he picked up his first national honor on Thursday evening. Mayfield was named the recipient of the 2017 Walter Camp Football Player of the Year. The Sooners' QB threw for 4,340 yards this season to go with 41 touchdowns and just..." December 07

  • Oklahoma RB Rodney Anderson 'unlikely' to be charged with sexual assault, report says

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson and his legal team are not expecting him to be charged with sexual assault, The Daily Oklahoman reported Wednesday, citing unidentified sources. The Sooners' leading rusher was accused by a 23-year-old woman of raping her in the early hours of Nov. 16...." December 06

  • Protective order issued against OU running back Rodney Anderson

    The Oklahoman "An protective order has been issued against Oklahoma leading rusher Rodney Anderson. The emergency protective order was filed by a University of Oklahoma employee in Cleveland County. A hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18. A spokesperson at the Norman Police Department confirmed there is a..." December 04

  • Baker Mayfield one of just three finalists for 2017 Heisman Trophy

    College Football Talk "Officially, it’s a three-man race for the most prestigious trophy in all of college football. Unofficially, it’ll be a one-man show right up until this weekend’s official coronation. Monday evening, it was announced that there will be just three finalists for the 2017 Heisman Trophy who get..." December 04

  • Clemson-Alabama, Oklahoma-Georgia set for playoff semis

    ESPN "Clemson, Oklahoma, and Georgia took care of business in their respective conference championship games on Saturday and received berths Sunday in the College Football Playoff. Alabama was selected as the fourth team, over Ohio State. The No. 1 Tigers will face the No. 4 Crimson Tide in the..." December 03

  • Baker Mayfield 'relieved' by knowing Oklahoma fans, teammates support him

    ESPN "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield said he had "no idea" his teammates would take his jersey out to midfield for the coin toss Saturday, and said the ovation he received from Sooners fans after serving a one-series suspension always will stick with him. "The love I got when I first went in is..." November 26

  • Barry Switzter defends Baker Mayfield, blames Madonna and Michael Jackson

    Sportsnaut "Legendary former Oklahoma head coach Barry Switzer has a very interesting take on Baker Mayfield, who got into trouble last week for some lewd behavior. Speaking about the situation on Saturday before the Sooners’ rivalry game against West Virginia, Switzer defended Mayfield for retaliating in..." November 25

  • Big 12 publicly reprimands Mayfield for inappropriate gestures vs. Kansas

    Die Hards "Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby issued a pair of statements Tuesday announcing public reprimands for Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and four Kansas players for their actions during the Sooners-Jayhawks game last Saturday. During the pregame captains meeting, Mayfield offered to shake hands..." November 21

  • Betting sites stop posting Heisman odds: ‘Baker Mayfield is too big of a favorite’

    Sportsnaut "Heisman favorite Baker Mayfield has been the most popular college football player in the nation this past week, both for good and bad reasons. The bad reason is that Mayfield did some things during Saturday’s game against Kansas that got him stripped of his captaincy on the final game of his..." November 21

  • History says Baker Mayfield's antics won't cost him Heisman Trophy

    Sporting News - NCAAF "So where does Baker Mayfield sit with the 929 people who vote on the Heisman Trophy? Saturday’s display at Kansas — not the 257 yards, not the three touchdowns on 20-of-30 passing, but the cursing and lewd gesturing at the Jayhawks’ sideline in a 41-3 victory — wasn’t a visual many of them will..." November 21

  • OU's Baker Mayfield breaks down in tears during news conference

    ESPN "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was twice brought to tears Monday while addressing his actions in Saturday's game at Kansas and his feelings on the resulting discipline for his final home game this weekend. Under a message painted onto the wall above the Sooners' news conference backdrop..." November 21

  • Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield odds-on favorite to win Heisman

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Baker Mayfield has made a late push to be the favorite to win the Heisman this year. Nevada sportsbooks have the Oklahoma quarterback tabbed to win the coveted award, according to ESPN.com. MGM had Mayfield listed at -250 odds as of last Monday, while the Westgate SuperBook has Mayfield's..." November 20

  • Baker Mayfield won't start vs. Mountaineers as disciplinary action

    ESPN "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will not start Saturday's game against West Virginia as disciplinary action for his antics at Kansas, coach Lincoln Riley said Monday. Mayfield, a senior, will also not serve as a captain on Oklahoma's senior day. "This decision was difficult," said Riley,..." November 20

  • Baker Mayfield issues apology for taunting Kansas with crotch grab, curses

    CBS Sports "As expected, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has issued an apology for grabbing his crotch and dropping some f-bombs against Kansas. It just happened sooner than Monday. Speaking with reporters, Mayfield walked back his demeanor, citing what the children might think if they saw it...." November 19

  • Oklahoma Sooners land uniform deal with Jordan Brand

    Sportsnaut "Starting in 2018, the Oklahoma Sooners will be sporting uniforms that feature the Jumpman logo after inking a deal with Jordan Brand. Los Angeles Clippers superstar forward Blake Griffin, who had his No. 23 jersey honored by Oklahoma recently, was on hand at the university on Friday morning to..." November 11

  • Baker Mayfield makes case for Heisman as others falter

    New York Post "Seasons turned on Saturday. Some were ruined. Others saved. A few were made. But nothing could compare to what happened in Stillwater, where Oklahoma announced itself a very real playoff contender, and Baker Mayfield took a major step towards winning the Heisman Trophy. The Oklahoma-Oklahoma..." November 06

  • Baker Mayfield thinks Oklahoma should be ranked ahead of Ohio State

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield remembers leading his team to a spirited road victory against Ohio State earlier this season, and he would like college football rankings to reflect that win. "There's got to be a head-to-head matchup," Mayfield said, via ESPN.com. "You've got to have some..." October 31

  • Baker Mayfield rejects Mia Khalifa, blocks her on Twitter

    Larry Brown Sports "Adult film star Mia Khalifa had made a habit out of embarrassing star athletes, but she finally got a taste of her own medicine when she tried to get Baker Mayfield’s attention over the weekend. On Saturday, Khalifa sent a tweet referencing when Mayfield told Baylor players they “forgot who..." September 26

  • Baker Mayfield apologizes for Sooners flag incident at Ohio State

    ESPN "Quarterback Baker Mayfield apologized Monday for celebrating Oklahoma's 31-16 victory at Ohio State by planting a Sooners flag at midfield of the "The Shoe." "I didn't mean for it to be disrespectful to any Ohio State people at all, especially the team or the players, because they're a great..." September 11