Hubbard leads No. 11 Oklahoma State vs. Tulsa

No. 11 Oklahoma State is finally ready to unleash its potent offense in 2020.The Cowboys’ season opener was postponed a week because Tulsa asked for a delay after being limited in practice due to COVID-19 protocols. The teams will meet Saturday in a nonconference game at OSU’s Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla.”They’ve had so many changes over the last few months, I don’t think it affected them much at all,” Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said of his players.Business as usual would be welcome news for the Cowboys, who return the nation’s leading rusher (Chuba Hubbard) and a 2018 All-American receiver (Tylan Wallace).Hubbard rushed for 2,094 yards and 21 touchdowns last season. Wallace had 903 receiving yards on 53 receptions through nine games last year before going down with a knee injury that prompted him to put off the NFL. The senior caught 86 passes for 1,491 yards and 12 scores in 2018.Directing it all is third-year sophomore quarterback Spencer Sanders, who was the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year last season, passing for 2,065 yards.Sanders and new coordinator Kasey Dunn (promoted from receivers coach) have a new weapon in Washington State transfer receiver Tay Martin, who joined the team in late August and is immediately eligible. Martin, who has 143 career receptions for 1,615 yards and 18 touchdowns, should be a good fit schematically at OSU after playing in Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense.”I would expect him to get an extensive number of snaps in Saturday’s game,” said Gundy, whose team went 8-5 last season and averaged 32.5 points per game.

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