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Oklahoma's Mayfield relishes chance to play against Texas

One of the best vignettes in the Baker Mayfield saga involves the Oklahoma quarterback's first taste of sports-related success in Norman, Okla.tmpplchld Mayfield, who transferred to OU as a walk-on from Texas Tech, made his mark as a power-hitting shortstop on an intramural softball team comprising fellow residents from his campus dormitory, Muldrow Tower.tmpplchld That was in the spring of 2014, before Mayfield completed every pass he threw in the Sooners' 2014 spring game. Before he cut loose with some memorable dance steps when informed he would be OU's starting quarterback after sitting out last season under NCAA transfer rules.tmpplchld And certainly before Mayfield...