Baker Mayfield is a strong favorite to win the Heisman trophy after displaying dominating performances this season. This young man has thrown 300 yards in 8 games. He has led his team to a 10-1 season, but numbers alone shouldn’t give a star athlete the right to disrespect their school and fans nation wide. Baker Mayfield has had a history of red flags like public intoxication getting arrested and planting a flag this year on Ohio State field after beating them in an upset. The Heisman hopeful comes with a lot of baggage and the NFL scouts are watching him with a close eye. If he continues to show poor character he will be a serious concern for NFL teams but make no mistake about it this guy is a top player in college football right now. I still expect for him to win the final votes when they come out but time and time again his privileges and entitlement are abused. The Heisman trophy is the most prestigious award in college football and should go to a college player that has super star numbers and good character with a winning mindset.
These power house football programs like Oklahoma do their best to cover up embarrassment like a Baker Mayfield. Sport college athletics helps finance schools and for some schools get hundreds of thousands sometimes millions of dollars depending on how big the bowl game. This money gets divided and shared to different people including the president and coaches. Athletes like Baker Mayfield get a pass because he is a great football player and schools will give full scholarships and sometimes money under the table if they have special talent. Do you want a player leading your NFL team who is not dependable? He got in some more recent trouble when he was seen in a game grabbing his crotch and screaming at the opposing team fans and players. This guy will probably end up being a 1st round pick but I would not draft him. In my opinion I feel like he will be a bust in the NFL. A team like the New York Giants could draft him but he will be nothing more than a back up. A team would be crazy to draft him high with their pick.
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