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OU's Baker Mayfield breaks down in tears during news conference

NORMAN, Okla. --? Oklahoma?quarterback Baker Mayfield?was brought to tears twice Monday while addressing his actions in Saturday's game at? Kansas?and his feelings on the resulting discipline for his final home game this weekend. Under a message painted onto the wall above the Sooners' news conference backdrop reading "Mental Toughness = Doing the Right Thing for the Team," Mayfield twice struggled to compose himself before wiping away tears while answering questions about the consequences from Saturday and what his family means to him. Mayfield will not start Saturday's game against West Virginia?as disciplinary action, coach Lincoln Riley said Monday. Mayfield, a senior, will also not serve as a captain on Oklahoma's senior day, his final home game. "Playing at OU is something I always dreamed of," Mayfield said while addressing reporters after Monday's practice. "Not starting is what it is. But not being a team captain is something so...
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