Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 12/11/13
Tonight, it was confirmed that freshman star quarterback Baker Mayfield will be transferring away from Texas Tech. Mayfield was just named the Big 12 Freshman Of The Year for 2013: Just spoke with Baker Mayfield, who confirms he will transfer after one season at Texas Tech. He will not play in Holiday Bowl vs. ASU. — Mike Berman (@MikeBermanYNN) December 11, 2013 Mayfield says he’s transferring due to miscommunication with the Tech coaching staff. He wants a fresh start somewhere else (TBD). — Mike Berman (@MikeBermanYNN) December 11, 2013 Mayfield started the first five games for the Red Raiders this season but was then removed as a starter following the return of Davis Webb from injury. Mayfield also started the last three regular season games for TTU, and finished the season with a 5-3 starting record. The Red Raiders will not only be losing a very good quarterback with a high ceiling, but one with perhaps the best Dougie skills in the nation.
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