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Mayfield focused as No. 7 Oklahoma opens with UTEP


September 1, 2017

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield still has that chip on his shoulder.

Last season, he set the NCAA record for passing efficiency and finished third in the Heisman race. That's after leading the Sooners to the College Football playoff in 2015 and finishing fourth in the Heisman balloting.

Even with all that success, he's as motivated as when he arrived at Oklahoma as a walk-on.

"It's still there," Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said. "I think if you have that, then you have it. And I don't think it ever goes away, at least if it's real. And with him, it certainly is r...

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