STILLWATER, Okla. — Whether sprinting down the sidelines or jumping into the seats or taking a victory lap or planting a flag at midfield or sometimes all of the above, Baker Mayfield knows how to celebrate a big victory.
But this time, after one of his biggest wins — Saturday’s 62-52 victory over rival Oklahoma State — Mayfield simply walked along the wall, politely applauding and gently high-fiving Oklahoma fans who made it to Boone Pickens Stadium and survived one of the wildest games college football could offer.
“I am ready,” Mayfield said, “to go to sleep.”
Throwing for a school-record 598 yards and five touchdowns, rushing for another touchdown and overcoming five sacks and two critical interceptions will make a man tired.
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