Baker Mayfield, quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners, played one of his best games on Saturday against the Ohio State Buckeyes.
According to ESPN, Mayfield completed 27 of 37 passes for 386 yards and three touchdowns
The Sooners beat the Buckeyes 31-16, and in celebration Mayfield took their school flag and ran with it all the way to the Ohio State 50 yard-line where he planted it. The whole team and every Sooner fan in the stadium was going crazy after he did that.
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Mayfield said, “If they did that here [in Norman], I would’ve been pissed, too. I understand why they’re very upset about it.”
This is kind of ridiculous. The Buckeyes lost and they are just upset about it, so they found something of which to make a big deal. Mayfield also said he did not mean for it to be disrespectful, which I thought was obvious. He took the flag because it was a victory, he wanted to celebrate, and it is crazy how sensitive a football team is acting. Mayfield or any other quarterback should never have to apologize for something like that.