Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield said he's had a lot of fun while in New York, but he's ready to return to Norman and start preparing for the Rose Bowl against Georgia. [AP PHOTO]

Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield said he's had a lot of fun while in New York, but he's ready to return to Norman and start preparing for the Rose Bowl against Georgia. [AP PHOTO]

How did Baker Mayfield celebrate his Heisman win?

Sports | Published: Sun, Dec 10, 2017

NEW YORK — Forty-five floors above Times Square, Baker Mayfield cranked up the music.

The upbeat pulse of Earth, Wind and Fire filled his suite at the Marriott Marquis, and Gina Mayfield swayed with the music, channeling the dance moves she and her son perfected in the living room of their Austin, Texas, home so many years ago.

“Gina tore it up last night,” the 2017 Heisman winner said with a laugh.

While the matriarch of the Mayfields danced, the rest of the family and a couple of Mayfield's OU teammates milled around, celebrating the man of the hour.

The Heisman Trophy was nowhere to be seen, stashed away for safe keeping in the midst of the party.

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