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Baker Mayfield Asked If He Wants Lincoln Riley To Be Browns Head Coach

Baker Mayfield and Lincoln Riley shake hands during the Rose Bowl.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners shakes hands with head coach Lincoln Riley during the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal Game against the Georgia Bulldogs at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Earlier this week, the Cleveland Browns decided to move on from head coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Following the move, the Browns promoted defensive coordinator Greg Williams as the team's interim head coach.

Running backs coach Freddie Kitchens will take over as the team's offensive coordinator for the rest of the season. Immediately after the firing of Jackson, Mayfield's former coach at Oklahoma, Lincoln Riley, was mentioned as a potential replacement.

During his press conference, Mayfield was also asked if he wants Lincoln Riley to become the Browns' new head coach next year.

Mayfield put his feelings aside and played the roll of veteran QB. Here's what Mayfield had to say via Pro Football Talk.

He’s doing his thing and I’m doing mine. I’m not worried about that. Coach Williams is our head guy right now, Freddie is our offensive coordinator, and we need to roll with that. We have a team that’s capable of winning in this locker room right now so we need to trust them.

Riley was asked about the rumors of his potential move to the NFL to which he responded that he's not interested in making a move "right now."

Riley's name popped up in several NFL coaching searches entering the 2018 NFL season.