Oklahoma Football: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield Posts Heartfelt Tribute To Texas Tech Staffer Who Died Of Cancer

first_imgBaker Mayfield avoiding a tackle.PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 01: Quarterback Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners looks to avoid a sack by linebacker Roquan Smith #3 of the Georgia Bulldogs in the second half in the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield began his college career at Texas Tech in 2013, spending one season as a member of the Red Raiders. During his time in Lubbock, he developed a bond with a longtime Tech athletics department staffer named Jennie Bailey.Bailey lost her fight with cancer early this morning at the age of 55. Mayfield paid tribute to Bailey on his Instagram with a very touching post.Well-done, Baker. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bailey’s family, friends and the Texas Tech athletic community.last_img