'That's some college s---': Richard Sherman blasts Baker Mayfield for not shaking hands at the start of the 49ers-Browns game

Business Insider | 10/9/2019 | Tyler Lauletta
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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman called out Baker Mayfield after the Cleveland Browns quarterback refused to shake hands before their game on Monday night.

"That's some college s---. It's ridiculous," Sherman told NFL.com's Michael Silver. "We're all trying to get psyched up, but shaking hands with your opponent — that's NFL etiquette."

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While in college, Mayfield once took a similar offense when an opponent refused to shake his hand before a game.

Sherman would ultimately win the day, picking off Mayfield on his fourth pass attempt of the day en route to trouncing the Browns 31-3.

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The San Francisco 49ers dominated the Cleveland Browns on Monday night, rolling to a 31-3 victory to move to 4-0 on the season.

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After the game, 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman called out Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield for a disrespectful display to start the game. As the captains made their way to midfield for the opening coin toss, Mayfield refused to shake Sherman's hand — a move with which Sherman immediately took issue.

"That's some college s---. It's ridiculous," Sherman told NFL.com's Michael Silver after the game. "We're all trying to get psyched up, but shaking hands with your opponent — that's NFL etiquette. And when you pull bush-league stuff, that's disrespectful to the game. And believe me, that's gonna get us fired up."

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Oddly enough, Mayfield took a similar offense in college. Before a game against Kansas, Mayfield's opposing team captains refused to shake his hand ahead of the coin toss.

Mayfield responded by torching the Jayhawks en route to a 41-3 victory, and later grabbing his crotch in the general direction of their bench.

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