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Bob Stoops 'very disappointed' in Baker Mayfield's arrest

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said he was "very disappointed" about Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield's February arrest in Arkansas.

It was the first time Stoops spoke publicly about the Feb. 25 incident. Mayfield was charged with misdemeanor complaints of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest.

"Very disappointed that Baker put himself in that situation," Stoops said Monday, as the Sooners prepared to start spring practice. "His reaction -- he's very hurt he put himself in that situation, as well. I'm sure it's hurt him, embarrassed him."

Stoops said Mayfield would practice this spring, and that a full determination on his status would not be made until the case is resolved. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, Mayfield has a court date scheduled for April 7.

Mayfield, who will be a senior, has finished in the top five in Heisman Trophy voting the past two seasons. He also broke the Football Bowl Subdivision season passing-efficiency record last year while leading the Sooners to a second consecutive Big 12 title.

"He can overcome it," Stoops said of the arrest, "and I'm sure he will."