Baker Mayfield Reacts To Kyler Murray’s Heisman Trophy Win
NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 09: Lamar Jackson of Louisville (L), Bryce Love of Stanford and Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma attend the press conference for the 2017 Heisman Trophy Presentation on December 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)Having won the Heisman Trophy last year, former Oklahoma star and current Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield made sure to advocate for Sooners QB Kyler Murray in this year’s voting. Mayfield’s efforts paid off as Murray took home the Heisman, and had a powerful message for his Oklahoma successor as well.On Saturday night, after Murray won the award, Mayfield took to Twitter and Instagram to congratulate Murray and praise his school for getting back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners.“AND THATS WHAT WE CALL BACK TO BACK. YOU DESERVE IT K1,” he wrote. “So proud of you man. Enjoy every second of it. Absolutely nobody can put a ceiling on you…. Football or baseball, follow your dreams brotha. K1!!! Welcome to the Heisman family.”Murray beat Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa and Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins for the honor.AND THATS WHAT WE CALL BACK TO BACK. YOU DESERVE IT K1. So proud of you man. Enjoy every second of it. Absolutely nobody can put a ceiling on you…. Football or baseball, follow your… https://t.co/xkQdtY9o8n— Baker Mayfield (@bakermayfield) December 9, 2018Only a handful of schools have won the Heisman trophy in back-to-back years. Yale (1936 & 1937), Army (1945 & 1946), Ohio State (1974 & 1975), and USC (unofficially – 2004 & 2005).However, unlike the majority of recent Heisman Trophy winners, Murray does not appear interested in taking his talents to the NFL.Murray has an offer to play professional baseball – which Mayfield alluded to – and is tipped to join the Oakland Athletics in 2019.