OU quarterback Baker Mayfield issues an apology statement after being arrested last weekend

OU quarterback Baker Mayfield issues apology statement.

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield released an apology statement Tuesday afternoon, discussing his arrest last weekend in Arkansas.

Mayfield was arrested early Saturday morning for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and fleeing. All of them are misdemeanors in the state of Arkansas.

Here is Mayfield’s statement in full:


Mayfield has been OU’s leader on and off the field the last two seasons. He has helped lead OU to back-to-back Big 12 championships and a win against Auburn in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2.

Back for one more season, Mayfield is expected to be one of the leading candidates for the Heisman Trophy Award, after finishing third in the voting last season.

Mayfield was released Saturday morning. He has a court date of April 7, while OU’s spring game is April 8.

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