Details from Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield's arrest are beginning to trickle in.
Oklahoma star quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested early Saturday morning on four charges - public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest. ESPN.com's Jake Trotter was able to get his hands on the preliminary police report, and it doesn't paint a pretty picture. Mayfield allegedly yelled profanities at officers before resisting arrest. He was eventually tackled to the ground by an officer.
According to the preliminary police report obtained by ESPN.com, a police officer was flagged down to take an assault and battery report about 2:29 a.m. Saturday. The person who flagged the officer was yelling at Mayfield, who told the officer he had been trying to break up an altercation. The officer asked Mayfield to stay so that he could take his statement, at which point Mayfield began "yelling profanities and causing a scene," according to the report.
The report stated Mayfield had slurred speech, had difficulty walking down stairs and was covered in food on the front of his clothing. According to the report, when the officer asked Mayfield to come over, he began to walk away. When the officer told him to stop, Mayfield sprinted away, which forced the officer to chase him and tackle him to the ground.
The report stated that Mayfield would not place his arms behind his back, despite repeated orders from the officer to do so. Eventually, the office placed him in handcuffs and took him to the Washington County Detention Facility.
Here's a screenshot of the preliminary police report, via Trotter:
Mayfield, one of the top signal-callers in the nation, is considered a Heisman Trophy favorite this year. His Oklahoma Sooners have a big matchup with Ohio State in the second week of the season.