Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield pleads guilty to public intoxication, disorderly conduct

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield pleads guilty to public intoxication, disorderly conduct

Mayfield accepted a plea deal on misdemeanor charges of public intoxication, fleeing and disorderly conduct that he incurred in Fayetteville, Ark., on February 25, per The Oklahoman. Of that total, $300 is fines and $160 is court costs.

Officials with the Fayetteville prosecutor’s office told the Norman Transcript that Mayfield has since accepted a plea deal to the three misdemeanor charges.

Mayfield’s pleaded guilty in district court June 14, but details were not available until Monday.

Just a few months ago, footage surfaced showing Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield being arrested in Arkansas on numerous charges, including public intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Mayfield then attempted to leave the scene, after which he was chased down an tackled by a police officer and arrested. He will not miss any playing time.

Said Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley: “He has learned from his mistake and will continue to grow from it”.

Last week, the University of Oklahoma announced that it will be imposing sanctions against Mayfield. “The coaching staff and team has every confidence in him going forward”.

Mayfield was a Heisman Trophy finalist last season, setting an FBS single-season efficiency record (196.4) after completing 70.9 percent of his throws for 3,965 yards with 40 touchdowns against eight interceptions.

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