At least one NFL team was watching Baker Mayfield very closely before his pro day workout on Wednesday.
According to Sports Illustrated’s Robert Klemko, someone told the former Oklahoma quarterback on Tuesday that he was being followed around Norman by a private investigator who had been hired by a team.
Later on Tuesday, Mayfield received an alert from a trusted source that he had a tail in Norman. A private investigator, he was told, was tracking his movements on behalf of a team. The MMQB was unable to verify the identity of that team, but it should come as no surprise that any NFL franchise considering a (minimum) four-year commitment and tens of millions of dollars to a 22-year-old might like to know how he spends nights near his old stomping grounds.
Mayfield has faced significant scrutiny throughout the NFL draft process. Some of that is because teams have concerns about his personality, and some of it relates to his arrest in Arkansas in 2017.
The reigning Heisman winner is expected to be taken in the first round of the upcoming draft, which will begin Thursday, April 26, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
This story will be updated.
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