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Mayfield misses out on chances for more magic
Published in 2-1-2018
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PASADENA, Calif. - Although Baker Mayfield had the ball in his hands a few times with chances to win the Rose Bowl for Oklahoma, the Heisman Trophy winner couldn't convert those opportunities. Plenty of Sooners fans wished Mayfield had been given a whole lot more chances to conjure his usual magic during Georgia's epic 54-48, double-overtime win Monday night. Mayfield went 23-of-35 for 287 yards and two touchdowns in his final college football game, but the swashbuckling senior ended the night with his hands on his knees, staring down at the turf in Arroyo Seco while the Bulldogs celebrated Sony Michel's winning TD run. "Can't believe it's over," Mayfield said afterward in a strikingly hoarse voice, his eyes tearing up.