The Cleveland Browns quarterback doesn’t shy away from a challenge.
On August 30th, Baker Mayfield will make his first NFL
start in the preseason finale against the Detroit Lions. For the 23-year-old quarterback, the impressive performance is really just about meeting expectations. “There's a couple things that come with being a quarterback and then on top of that being the number one pick,” says Mayfield. In addition to talent, the Austin, Texas
native know the importance of hard work and leadership. But balance is also a part of his vocabulary. During a two-week vacation in Hawaii
this summer he proposed to then-girlfriend Emily Wilkinson.
Furthermore caught up with him post-trip at Equinox Sports Club LA. There, he challenged his brother, 28-year-old Matt Mayfield to a football-inspired workout on the club’s rooftop. You can watch the full video (and get the routine to try yourself) here
. Below, Mayfield talks about constantly proving himself, how he’ll approach being the new QB on an underdog team, and why he can’t wait to play the Ravens this season.