Hubbard has fourth-longest rush in OSU history
OSU running back Chuba Hubbard was having a quiet day until he burst for a 92-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. The 92-yard run tied for the fourth-longest rush in Cowboys history. Former OSU star Justice Hill also had a 92-yarder against Missouri State last season.
Hubbard’s previous longest run was 84 yards against Kansas State earlier this season.
Before the long sprint Saturday, Hubbard had rushed for 35 yards, averaging 3.9 a carry. The 92 yards bumped his average to 12.7 yards a carry.
OSU clinches bowl eligibility
OSU won its sixth game to become bowl eligible for the 14th consecutive season. OSU coach Mike Gundy, who is in his 15th season, went 4-7 in his first year as head coach and missed the postseason. His teams have qualified for a bowl game every year since then and haven’t won fewer than seven games since his first year on the job.
Cowboys win back-to-back conference games for the first time in two yearsOklahoma State’s 34-27 win against TCU marks the first time in two years the Cowboys have won back-to-back Big 12 Conference games. OSU beat Iowa State 34-27 last week. OSU won four straight Big 12 games in 2017 with a 13-10 overtime win at Texas and a 50-39 win at West Virginia being the final two wins during that stretch.
Ammendola’s field goal streak ends at 16
OSU place-kicker Matt Ammendola had made 15 consecutive field goals before he finally missed one Saturday.
His 26-yard field goal to give the Cowboys a 3-0 lead early in the first quarter pushed that streak to 16. His 47-yard try that missed in the third quarter ended the streak. He also kicked a 43-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter to finish the game 2-for-3.