Arrest won't keep Mayfield from combine invite

From ESPN - January 10, 2018

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will not be disqualified from participating in this year's NFL scouting combine because of his arrest in February, a league spokesman said Wednesday.

While the list of players invited to Indianapolis for the combine in late February/early March has yet to be finalized, the expectation is that Mayfield, the Heisman Trophy winner, will be among those invited.

In recent years, per NFL policy, some players who had off-field legal issues were not invited to participate. Bengals running back Joe Mixon was the most high-profile case last year.

Mayfield was arrested Feb. 25 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest. Mayfield reached a plea deal in June and paid fines for several of the charges.


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