Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield was involved in an incident earlier last month that resulted in his arrest for public intoxication and resisting arrest.
While being questioned by police, Mayfield first walked, then attempted to run away from police.
Despite the Heisman hopeful’s allusiveness on the field, it doesn’t appear to translate when trying to circumvent the law.
Mayfield was deeply apologetic following the incident and vowed to be a better example to all those who looked up to him.
Coach Bob Stoops had remained entirely silent on the issue, though. Stoops final broke that silence, stating that he was “disappointed that Mayfield put himself in that situation.”
However, coach Stoops did concede that there will be no disciplinary action from the school taken against Mayfield until the investigation is complete.
For now, Mayfield will be allowed to participate fully in spring practices and warmups. Coach Stoops knows that he needs Mayfield available to play if he has any hopes of Oklahoma taking home a title in the Big XII. Mayfield clearly regrets the dumb mistake he made, and issued an apology for the incident nearly immediately.
He appears sincere in the regret of his transgression, and he likely won’t miss extended time as a result.