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Baker Mayfield Issues Apologetic Statement On Twitter After Gesture vs. Kansas

Baker Mayfield looking to throw.

NORMAN, OK - DECEMBER 3: Quarterback Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners looks to throw during the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys December 3, 2016 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated Oklahoma State 38-20 to become Big XII champions. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Baker Mayfield issued a statement on Twitter after his team's win over Kansas.

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, during the fourth quarter of his team's game against Kansas, made a lewd gesture towards the Jayhawks bench after leading his team down the field for a touchdown. After the game, Mayfield apologized to reporters.

Now, he's issued a statement on Twitter.

Mayfield again apologized for his actions. Here's what he had to say:

"I am extremely sorry for how I carried myself today. I am sorry to the Kansas fans, coaches and players for disrespecting them. I am sorry to Sooner fans for not representing our University the way I should. I am sorry to any parent that had their kid(s) watching... I was not the good and inspiring role model that I aspire to be. What I did was unacceptable and in turn it has taken the attention off of our team. Not to mention my solo act reflects poorly on my team/program... Which is the opposite of what I want to do. I want my teammates and coaches to get all the attention and credit for working hard and having success. I am sorry to my brothers and coaches as well. I am an extremely competitive player once on the field, but that does not excuse and never will excuse my actions today. I am truly sorry from the bottom of my heart.


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Here's the tweet:

Mayfield and the Sooners get West Virginia next Saturday.