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Oklahoma’s Mayfield takes Manning Award as nation’s top QB

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In this Dec. 2, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield throws a pass during the first half of the Big 12 Conference championship NCAA college football game against TCU in Arlington, Texas. Mayfield says one of his top priorities as he prepares for the NFL draft is to allay concerns about his character. “People will have their guesses and their opinions on my character, but anyone that’s actually sat down and talked to me knows that I don’t have any character issues, any off-the-field issues,” Mayfield said Thursday evening, Jan. 18, during a conference call after named the 2017 Manning Award winner. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield says one of his top priorities as he prepares for the NFL draft is to allay concerns about his character.