Bleacher Report: Baker Mayfield still nation’s best QB

Through six weeks of the college football season, Baker Mayfield has been near-unstoppable.

Sure, the Oklahoma Sooners had a rough loss on Saturday to Iowa State (to put it mildly). But that can’t be blamed on Mayfield. He threw for 306 yards and two scores on 24 completions and ran for 57 yards and a TD.

Bleacher Report’s David Kenyon broke down the top 10 quarterbacks in the country. He puts Mayfield squarely at the top.

“Mayfield is lethal in Oklahoma’s system,” Kenyon wrote. “He patiently lets the play develop and typically makes the right choice in run-pass options, displaying both the arm strength and accuracy to attack the seams.”

The fifth-year senior leads the nation in completion percentage, passing efficiency and yards per attempt. He has yet to throw an interception through 5 games.

If he keeps this up, Kenyon says, Mayfield might be in line for some major hardware at the end of the season.

“Mayfield is a frontrunner in the chase for the Heisman Trophy and should earn another invitation to the ceremony in New York,” Kenyon said.

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