Found January 10, 2014 on
The future remains unclear for former Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield. Mayfield, who won the Big 12′s Freshman of the Year honor after amassing a 5-3 record in eight starts this season for the Red Raiders, announced several weeks ago that he would be transferring from Texas Tech and had plans to enroll at Oklahoma in January.
Unfortunately for Mayfield, Texas Tech has no interest in letting him join the Sooners program — the school initially denied his request for release to Oklahoma. Today, a hearing appealing that decision occurred, but yet again, Mayfield was denied his release:
Baker Mayfield’s request to be released to Oklahoma was denied during a Friday appeals hearing at Texas Tech. #Sooners
— Eric Bailey (@EricBaileyTW) January 10, 2014
Of all of the rules in college athletics that need fixed — and there are many of them — this one needs to be moved to the top of the list. If any athlete wants to transfer away to another school, for any reason, they should be allowed...
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Former Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield lost an appeal Friday to avoid giving up a year of eligibility at Oklahoma.
According to Texas Tech policy, when a player transfers within the conference, he must sit out the next year and lose a year of eligibility. Mayfield maintained that he shouldn't lose eligibility based on the fact that he walked on and was never under scholarship...
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