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Baker Mayfield Not Talking At Rose Bowl Media Day

Baker Mayfield speaks at press conference.

Baker Mayfield is struggling with an illness.

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield missed his trip to Disneyland with the rest of his teammates due to an illness. He also has missed three consecutive day of non-football activities dealing with that same illness.

On Friday morning Mayfield was scheduled to meet with the media, but he was absent. The Oklahoma star did, in fact, practice later Friday afternoon.

Saturday morning brought the same news, as Mayfield was not present for Rose Bowl media day.

After missing a second consecutive media appearance, some are starting to wonder why Oklahoma hasn't commented publicly on his absence. Head coach Lincoln Riley summed it up by saying "he's sick." Mayfield has a few days left to get back to 100-percent, but his missing the past three days of non-football activity is troubling. Oklahoma and Georgia kickoff on New Year's Day at 5:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. UPDATE: Baker has arrived.

It's a good sign for the Sooners.