Baker Mayfield became choked up while discussing a death row inmate.

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Baker Mayfield became choked up while discussing a death row inmate.

When asked about Oklahoma inmate Julius Jones, former Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield became teary-eyed on Wednesday.

Jones, 41, is scheduled to be executed at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday.

CT was released from death row after nearly two decades.

During his Wednesday press conference, Mayfield was asked about the situation.

When asked about Jones, the 26-year-old Cleveland Browns quarterback, who wore Jones’s name on the back of his helmet last season, became choked up.

Mayfield told reporters, via ESPN’s Jake Trotter, “Yeah, that is pretty rough to be honest with you.”

“It’s not easy to talk about that.”

For a long time, I’ve been trying to get the facts and the truth out there, but it’s difficult to contemplate.

Several attempts were made.

It’s a shame it’s progressed this far.

We’ll be there in 24 hours.

So it’s a challenge.

Hopefully, God will intervene and handle it properly, allowing him to do what he needs to do.”

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Kevin Stitt, the governor of Oklahoma, is in charge of Jones’s fate.

The 41-year-old’s sentence will be commuted to life in prison with the possibility of parole if the governor grants clemency.

In recent days, Mayfield has joined a number of other high-profile figures who have spoken out about the situation.

Actors Kerry Washington and Mandy Patinkin, as well as Kim Kardashian West, have urged Stitt to intervene before the scheduled execution on Thursday.

Jones has been on death row for nearly two decades after being convicted of the 1999 carjacking murder of Paul Howell.

According to CNN, the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted earlier this month to recommend clemency for the 41-year-old.

Stitt’s office told community pastors this week that he was “in deep prayer” about the situation, according to Cece Jones-Davis, director of the Justice for Julius campaign.

Baker Mayfield got choked up while discussing a death row inmate.

Baker Mayfield Choked Up Talking About Death Row Inmate

Baker Mayfield Choked Up Talking About Death Row Inmate

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