Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield

#6 Quarterback
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2023-2024 REGULAR SEASON STATS
10 INT
4044 YDS
237.9 Y/G
28 TD
94.6 QBR

Personal Information

Full Name Baker Reagan Mayfield
DOB (Age) 14-04-1995 (29 yrs)
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 215 lbs (98 kgs)
Born Austin, TX
College University of Oklahoma
Draft 2018 - Rd: 1, Pick: 1 (CLE)
Debut September 21, 2018
Spouse Emily Wilkinson

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Baker Mayfield: A Brief Biography

Baker Reagan Mayfield, a quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL), was born on April 14, 1995. Mayfield played collegiate football at Oklahoma, where he earned the Heisman Trophy as a senior after a stay with Texas Tech. The Cleveland Browns made him their first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.


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Baker Mayfield’s Early Life and Background

Mayfield grew up in a sports-oriented family. His father, James Mayfield, was a quarterback in high school, and his mother, Gina Mayfield, was a track and field athlete. His younger brother, Matt Mayfield, also played football and is a wide receiver at Rice University.


Mayfield attended Lake Travis High School, where he played football and was named the starting quarterback as a sophomore. He led the team to a 25-2 record over the next two seasons, winning a state championship in 2011. During his high school career, Mayfield threw for 6,255 yards and 67 touchdowns.


After graduating from high school, Mayfield enrolled at Texas Tech University, where he walked onto the football team. He played in eight games as a freshman, starting five, and threw for 2,315 yards and 12 touchdowns. However, he was unhappy with his playing time and transferred to the University of Oklahoma after the season.


At Oklahoma, Mayfield had to sit out the 2014 season due to NCAA transfer rules. However, he made an immediate impact in 2015, throwing for 3,700 yards and 36 touchdowns while leading the Sooners to the College Football Playoff. He followed that up with two more impressive seasons, throwing for 7,665 yards and 76 touchdowns and winning the Heisman Trophy in 2017.


Baker Mayfield NFL Draft

Baker Mayfield was selected by the Cleveland Browns with the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Browns had a need for a franchise quarterback and Mayfield was considered by many to be the top quarterback in the draft.


Mayfield's college career at the University of Oklahoma was impressive, where he set multiple records and won the Heisman Trophy in 2017. He was known for his accuracy, competitiveness, and leadership, which made him an attractive prospect for NFL teams.


Leading up to the draft, there was some speculation that the Browns might choose a different quarterback, such as Sam Darnold or Josh Allen. However, the Browns ultimately chose Mayfield, making him the first quarterback selected by the franchise with the first overall pick since Tim Couch in 1999.


Mayfield's selection was met with mixed reactions, as some analysts felt that he was too short or had a brash personality. However, the Browns were confident in their pick and Mayfield has since proven himself as a capable NFL quarterback, helping to lead the team to its first playoff appearance in 18 years in the 2020 season.


Baker Mayfield’s NFL Journey

Baker Mayfield's NFL journey began in 2018 when he was drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft. He was immediately named the team's starting quarterback for the 2018 season, becoming the first rookie quarterback in Browns history to start the season opener.


Mayfield had an impressive rookie season, breaking several NFL rookie records and leading the Browns to their best record since 2007. He finished the season with 3,725 passing yards, 27 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions, earning him the NFL Rookie of the Year award.


In the 2019 season, Mayfield struggled with consistency, but still threw for 3,827 yards and 22 touchdowns. The Browns finished the season with a disappointing 6-10 record, leading to the firing of head coach Freddie Kitchens.


In 2020, Mayfield had a breakout season, throwing for 3,563 yards, 26 touchdowns, and only 8 interceptions, while leading the Browns to their first playoff appearance in 18 years. In the playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mayfield threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns, helping the Browns win their first playoff game since 1994.


However, Mayfield has been struggling to find his rhythm as he has been traded multiple times now. The upcoming season, Baker Mayfield is certainly carrying a chip on his shoulder to try and improve his overall performance on the field.


Baker Mayfield’s Teams

Baker Mayfield played for the Browns from 2018 to 2021, the Panthers in 2022, the Rams in 2022 and the Buccaneers in 2022.


Baker Mayfield, in 2018, was drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft. He was immediately named the team's starting quarterback for the 2018 season, becoming the first rookie quarterback in Browns history to start the season opener.


However, Mayfield was traded to the Carolina Panthers in 2022 as a result of his inconsistent performance and disagreements with the Browns' management. He was released by the Panthers near the end of the season due to continued uneven play and injuries, and the Rams subsequently acquired him off waivers.


Baker Mayfield Awards and Honors

In the NFL, he has received:


  1. 7× Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week- 2018 Weeks 3, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 17

  2. 2x AFC Offensive Player of the Week: Week 16-2018, Week 7-2020

  3. PFT Rookie of the Year-2018

  4. PFWA Rookie of the Year-2018

  5. PFF Offensive Rookie of the Year- 2018

  6. PFWA All-Rookie Team-2018


In the NCAA, he was awarded:


  1. Heisman Trophy 2017

  2. 2x Heisman Trophy Finalist 2016, 2017

  3. Maxwell Award 2017

  4. Walter Camp Award 2017

  5. Davey O'Brien Award 2017

  6. Associated Press Player of the Year 2017

  7. 2× Sporting News Player of the Year 2015, 2017

  8. 2× Burlsworth Trophy 2015, 2016

  9. 2× Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year 2015, 2017

  10. Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year 2013

  11. 2× First-team All-American 2015-2017

  12. 3× First-team All-Big 12 2015–2017

  13. First former walk-on to win Heisman Trophy

  14. NCAA passer rating leader-2017


Baker Mayfield’s Net Worth

As of May 2023, Baker Mayfield’s net worth is $22 Million. A lot of his net worth comes from his NFL salaries but he also had some major endorsements and they are:


Progressive Insurance: Mayfield is a spokesperson for Progressive Insurance and has appeared in several commercials for the company.


BodyArmor Sports Drink: Mayfield signed a multi-year deal with BodyArmor Sports Drink in 2019, becoming the face of the company.


Nike: Mayfield signed an endorsement deal with Nike in 2018, which includes wearing Nike cleats and apparel on the field.


Hulu: Mayfield appeared in a commercial for Hulu in 2019, promoting the streaming service.


Panini America: Mayfield has an autograph and memorabilia deal with Panini America, which produces sports trading cards.


Nissan: Mayfield became a spokesperson for Nissan in 2020 and appeared in a commercial for the Nissan Titan pickup truck.


These endorsements have helped Mayfield become one of the highest-paid players in the NFL, both on and off the field.


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Baker Mayfield’s Contract

According to Spotrac, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, inked Baker Mayfield a one-year, $4,000,000 deal that featured a $2,875,000 signing bonus, $4,000,000 in guaranteed money, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. Mayfield will make $1,125,000 in basic pay, $2,875,000 in signing bonus, $1,700,000 in cap hit, and $4,000,000 in dead cap value in 2023.


Baker Mayfield’s Family

Baker Mayfield was born on April 14, 1995, in Austin, Texas to his parents, Gina and James Mayfield. He has one younger brother, Matt Mayfield.


Mayfield's family was supportive of his football career from a young age. His father played football at Texas Tech, and Mayfield grew up attending football games and camps. Mayfield has credited his family with helping him develop his passion for football and supporting him throughout his career.


Baker Mayfield’s Brother

Baker Mayfield has one younger brother named Matt Mayfield. Not much is known about Matt as he keeps a low profile and does not have a public presence on social media.


However, in a 2018 interview with ESPN, Baker Mayfield mentioned that his brother was attending Oklahoma State University at the time and studying engineering. Mayfield also spoke about the close relationship he has with his brother, saying that they are "very tight" and that Matt is one of his biggest supporters.


Despite the lack of public information about Matt, it is clear that he has played an important role in Baker Mayfield's life and career, providing him with support and encouragement along the way.


Baker Mayfield’s Wife

In 2019, Mayfield married his longtime girlfriend, Emily Wilkinson. The couple had been together since Mayfield's time at the University of Oklahoma. They had a small, private wedding ceremony in Malibu, California. Mayfield has described Wilkinson as his "rock" and credits her with helping him navigate the challenges of his NFL career.


Mayfield is known for being close with his family and has spoken about the importance of family in his life. His parents, brother, and wife are often seen at his games, and Mayfield has credited them with keeping him grounded and focused on his goals.


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FAQs

A.Baker Mayfield played college football at the University of Oklahoma from 2015 to 2017.
A.Baker Mayfield was drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
A.Baker Mayfield is listed at 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 215 pounds.
A.Baker Mayfield was named the NFL Rookie of the Year in 2018 and has also received various weekly and monthly awards throughout his career.
A.Baker Mayfield has several endorsements, including deals with Progressive Insurance, BodyArmor Sports Drink, Nike, Hulu, Panini America, and Nissan.