Baker Mayfield RUMORS & NEWS

Baker Mayfield

Position Quarterback
Height 6'1"
Weight 220 lbs
Birthplace Austin, Texas
Current Team Oklahoma
  • Report: Browns see ‘no comparison’ between Baker Mayfield and Johnny Manziel

    Larry Brown Sports "Whether fair or unfair, Baker Mayfield has draw plenty of comparisons to Johnny Manziel heading into the NFL Draft. Many of the people who feel the two players are similar wonder why the Cleveland Browns would ever take the risk again, but the team apparently is not concerned at all. With..." April 26

  • Coaches, GMs believe Browns will take Baker Mayfield at No. 1

    ESPN "The Browns continue to keep the decision on their No. 1 pick a secret, but there is a mounting belief from head coaches and general managers around the league that Cleveland will take quarterback Baker Mayfield, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday. The Browns hold the No. 1 and No. 4 overall..." April 26

  • Why Baker Mayfield hung up on Brett Favre’s agent

    New York Post "For Baker Mayfield, you can’t put a price tag on due diligence. During the latest episode of the docu-series “Behind Baker,” the Oklahoma quarterback detailed a conversation he had with Brett Favre’s longtime agent, Bus Cook, who has secured over $1 billion in NFL contracts. “Bus Cook, Brett..." April 25

  • Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield: The Browns could be down to these two, sources say

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A day before the draft, it could be down to Josh Allen or Baker Mayfield at No. 1 overall for the Browns, league sources tell The Browns have given strong consideration to all of the four top quarterbacks in the draft -- Allen, Mayfield, Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen -- but the..." April 25

  • Mayfield 'definitely' in conversation for Browns' No. 1 pick

    ESPN "The Cleveland Browns are "definitely" considering drafting Baker Mayfield with the No. 1 overall pick, a league executive told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The inclusion of Mayfield in the Browns' conversation adds murkiness to the top of the draft, where Cleveland owns picks Nos. 1 and 4. Browns..." April 24

  • Cardinals reportedly ‘love’ Baker Mayfield, could trade up

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield is probably the biggest wild card of all the first-round quarterback prospects in this year’s NFL Draft, and he could very well be one of the first players off the board. If that happens, it may be by way of a team trading up. Peter King published a mock draft in his latest..." April 23

  • Baker Mayfield to Jets reportedly 'a done deal'

    Sportsnaut "The Baker Mayfield to New York Jets rumors are heating up to a boiling point, as every day that passes ahead of the 2018 NFL Draft brings more news on this front. On Wednesday, just over one week before the prospects start flying off the board, NFL insider Tony Pauline shared this: “One source,..." April 19

  • Ryan Leaf sees bust potential in Baker Mayfield

    Pro Football Talk "Twenty years after Peyton Manning and Ryan Leaf became the first and second overall picks in the draft, one player is largely silent — and the other keeps on talking. But the one who many would say should be talking isn’t, and the one who many would say shouldn’t be talking is. Leaf, who..." April 14

  • Report: Browns still undecided on QB prospects 2 weeks from draft

    The Score "Two weeks from the 2018 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns have yet to make a final call on which quarterback prospect they favor, Albert Breer of The MMQB reports. The Browns will host Josh Allen on an official team visit on Thursday. He'll be the fourth among quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Josh..." April 12

  • Baker Mayfield will be top-three pick

    Sportsnaut "Right now, there are a couple of players making more headlines than others as potential top picks in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft. Baker Mayfield hasn’t been one of them, but according to a report by NFL insider Benjamin Allbright, he’s not expected to be around after the top-three..." April 11

  • For some teams drafting a quarterback high, disaster is inevitable

    Pro Football Talk "With possibly four quarterbacks taken in the first five picks and five (maybe six) quarterbacks taken in the first 32 selections, each of the teams that writes the name of a quarterback on a first-round draft card will believe that they are getting a franchise-changing guy. In the end, up to half..." April 09

  • Broncos expected to select quarterback Baker Mayfield at No. 5

    Clutch Points "In the weeks leading up to the 2018 NFL Draft, there has been growing speculation that the Denver Broncos are leaning toward the possibility of taking a quarterback with the fifth overall pick. General manager John Elway has been open to the idea despite already having a starter in place with Case..." April 09

  • Where Will Baker Mayfield End Up?

    Pro Football Rumors "The class of quarterbacks for the upcoming draft is one of the most talented in recent memory, but perhaps no quarterback of the group is as polarizing as the reigning Heisman Trophy winner in Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield. Among other things, Mayfield has been questioned due to some of his..." April 07

  • Patriots targeting Baker Mayfield in the NFL Draft?

    Clutch Points "The New England Patriots pulled off a surprising trade on Tuesday afternoon by moving veteran wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Los Angeles Rams after just one season with the team. However, it helped the team acquiring an additional first-round pick in this year’s draft at the 23rd overall..." April 04

  • Report: NFL insiders believe Jets would take Mayfield over Rosen, Allen

    Sportsnaut "Assuming Sam Darnold is already off the board when the New York Jets pick at No. 3 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft, many league insiders reportedly believe Gang Green would take Baker Mayfield over Josh Rosen and Josh Allen. Tony Pauline of Draft Insider shared this insight on..." April 03

  • Will Baker Mayfield clash with New York media if drafted by the Jets or Giants?

    New York Daily News "Baker Mayfield carries a 6-foot, 5/8 chip on his shoulder that isn't likely to disappear anytime soon, but could he survive in the New York crucible given his apparent rabbit ears? The lightning-rod signal caller evidently hears (and reads) everything about him. Mayfield's recent admission..." April 03

  • Baker Mayfield To Meet With Seven Teams

    Pro Football Rumors "Baker Mayfield‘s April figures to be busy. The Oklahoma signal caller will meet with the Browns, Bills, Jets, Giants, Dolphins, Broncos, and Cardinals, Robert Klemko of The MMQB reports. The Giants will sit down with Mayfield before the Jets, Manish Mehta of the Daily News adds. He’ll meet..." April 02

  • Report: Browns have told Draft QBs to prepare for a redshirt

    247 Sports "The Cleveland Browns have publicly named veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor their starting quarterback this season. “He is going to be the starting quarterback. There is no competition. It is the first time I have had the chance to do that. That is what it does for me. It really gives me a chance..." April 02

  • Ryan Leaf: Top QB should pull an Eli Manning to avoid the Browns

    Pro Football Talk "Ryan Leaf knows something about being a draft bust, and he thinks the key to avoid being a bust is to avoid going to the wrong place. And in Leaf’s mind, that means avoiding Cleveland. Leaf said on FS1 that he would urge a top quarterback like USC’s Sam Darnold to tell his agent, “We can’t end..." March 31

  • Brett Favre thinks there is something behind Baker Mayfield comparisons

    TMZ "Adrian Peterson says Baker Mayfield's definitely got some Brett Favre coursing through his veins ... and get this -- Brett totally thinks so, too!! We spoke to AP about his fellow ex-Sooners superstar ... and Peterson told us he sees a lot of his old QB in the young prospect. So, we went..." March 30

  • Cardinals to host Baker Mayfield for a visit

    Arizona Sports "Former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will visit the Arizona Cardinals, according to MMQB. The 2018 Heisman winner is one of the players Arizona is considering drafting with pick No. 15 in the NFL draft. Last season, Mayfield threw for 4,627 yards and completed more than 70 percent of..." March 30

  • Wonderlic scores leaked, Josh Allen dominates the competition

    Sportsnaut "It’s part of the evaluation process. It might not be the end all. Some might have major issues with the questions posed in the Wonderlic test at the annual NFL Scouting Combine. That’s fine. Teams still use the test as a way to evaluate potential draft picks. In what has been a continual theme..." March 29

  • 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


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