Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma QB Mayfield won't start home finale after gesture

Baker Mayfield's on-the-field antics caught up with him this time.

Oklahoma's senior quarterback will not start his final regular-season game Saturday at home against West Virginia after making a lewd gesture against Kansas. Coach Lincoln Riley also stripped Mayfield of his captain status for the game.

Riley made the announcements Monday. Mayfield said he understood.

"I knew something needed to be done," he said. "I put coach Riley in a terrible spot. It's not a decision any coach wants to have to make, but it was necessary. It was a hard conversation because he wants the best for me. It's tough. It was difficult and our relationship was the main reason...

42°