Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield pleads guilty to public intoxication, disorderly conduct
The Sooners star quarterback will pay more than $800 in fines and restitution
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield , but he did plead guilty to three misdemeanor charges (public intoxication, disorderly conduct and fleeing the scene of a crime) and will pay more than $800 in fines and restitution as part of the plea deal.
ESPN's Jake Trotter reports that Mayfield reached the plea bargain last week in Fayetteville (Ark.) District Court, agreeing to pay $480 in fines and $483.20 in restitution.
Oklahoma announced last week that Mayfield will not miss any game time but instead will be required to participate in an alcohol education class and 35 hours of community service. The community service will include working with law enforcement and must be completed before the beginning of the fall semester.
"As I stated earlier, I could not be more disappointed in my actions and the embarrassment they caused for my university and team," Mayfield said in a prepared statement. "I am anxious to fulfill the responsibilities that have been set and am continuing to dedicate myself to the high standard everyone rightfully expects from someone in my position."
Mayfield was arrested on Feb. 25 and dash cam footage showed him attempting to flee the scene before being detained by police. As part of the plea deal, prosecutors dropped the resisting arrest charge. He was a Heisman Trophy finalist last season after throwing for 3,965 yards and 40 touchdowns with the Sooners.
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