Oklahoma State vs. Tulsa Game Thread
STILLWATER -- It's finally here! Oklahoma State kicks the 2020 season off against Tulsa in Boone Pickens Stadium.
The Cowboys are itching to get the season going as they return one of the more talented teams in program history, on both sides of the ball. The offensive trio of Chuba Hubbard, Tylan Wallace and Spencer Sanders is one of the best offensive trios in the country.
As for the defensive side of the ball, the Pokes are led by Amen Ogbongbemiga, Kolby Harvell-Peel and Malcolm Rodriguez.
Below is the Pokes Report official game thread. Follow along with all the action and join in in the discussion in the comment section!
Field goal! Alex Hale knocks home a field goal to put the Cowboys up 3-0 with 5:13 left in the first quarter!
Injury: Starting quarterback Spencer Sanders limped into the locker room with 3:07 remaining in the first quarter with an apparent ankle injury. Transfer quarterback Ethan Bullock and true freshman Shane Illingworth then began warming up on the sidelines
Sanders had his ankle taped up before the drive started, but was under near-constant pressure by the Tulsa defense throughout the drive.
Following the Cowboy defense coming up with a turnover on downs, transfer Ethan Bullock enter the game for the Pokes.
In his first career play for Oklahoma State, Bullock handed the ball off to Chuba Hubbard for a four-yard loss. Tulsa was able to stone Oklahoma State the next two plays and forced a Tom Hutton punt.
This is going to be a huge loss for Oklahoma State if Spencer Sanders isn't able to finish this game.
Oklahoma State leads Tulsa 3-0
Touchdown: Smith finds Johnson on the side of the end zone for the score (1:38) Oklahoma State trails 7-3.
Oklahoma State trails Tulsa 7-3
Spencer Sanders: 2-of-2 for 23 yards
Ethan Bullock: 2-of-4 for 2 yards
Chuba Hubbard: 13 carries for 35 yards
LD Brown: 5 carries for 34 yards
Oklahoma State combined for just 96 yards of total offense, while Tulsa has combined for 153 yards.
Tre Sterling: 7 tackles
Tanner McCalister: 6 tackles
Malcolm Rodriguez: 5 tackles
Punt! The Oklahoma State defense comes up with another big stop to force a TU punt. Cowboys take over 1st and 10 from their own 38-yard line.
Shane Illingworth is entering the game for Oklahoma State.
TOUCHDOWN! Chuba Hubbard gets into the end zone from three yards out (14:56) Oklahoma State is back on top 10-7!
WOW! Tanner McCalister came up with a HUGE pass deflection to force a field goal and TU missed it!
FIELD GOAL! Alex Hale knocks home another field goal to put the Pokes up six (4:27) Oklahoma State leads 13-7.
FIELD GOAL! Alex Hale puts through another field goal (:18) Oklahoma State extends the lead to 16-7.
Interception! Kolby Harvell-Peel comes up with the pick!
FINAL: Oklahoma State finds a way to get past Tulsa in the end, 16-7.