Oklahoma QB Mayfield faces former team
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield left Texas Tech on bad terms two years ago.
That will be in the back of his mind Saturday when he faces his former team for the first time.
Mayfield walked on as a freshman and opened the 2013 season as Tech's starter. He lost the job later in the season and transferred to Oklahoma.
Texas Tech wouldn't allow Mayfield immediate eligibility after his transfer, which bothered Mayfield since he was never on scholarship at Tech. Now, he'll have a chance to get some revenge when the 17th ranked Sooners host the Red Raiders.
Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said too much has been made of the situation. He wants to focus on the fact that his Tech team (5-2, 2-2) could win its third straight conference game.