”No P. J. Williams Jersey , absolutely not,” Mayfield said. ”They’re doing everything they think is right and I believe in that and I believe in them, so when it comes down to the stuff that they’re saying, that’s not going to change my work ethic and if it does, then something’s wrong.”
Unlike Garrett, Mayfield’s 2017 couldn’t have gone much better.
Once a walk-on, he climbed to college football’s summit, carrying the Sooners to national title contention.
And although he’s not leading the Browns, Mayfield can help point them in the right direction.
”When you talk about a new season, the record from the past year goes out the window,” he said. ”It doesn’t matter if you win the Super Bowl or you go 0-16, you start fresh and you haven’t done anything for this season. So we’re working to be the best team in the country and that’s our mindset.”