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OSU football: Chuba Hubbard keeps climbing Cowboy rushing charts

Chuba Hubbard is well on his way to one of the best seasons by a running back at Oklahoma State. He’s 284 yards away from overtaking the No. 2 spot on the single-season rushing list behind Barry Sanders’ 1988 season for the ages.

Hubbard is high on some other lists as well, with four games still remaining in the Cowboys' season. Here’s a look at where Hubbard’s season ranks among OSU’s best backs:


Rushing yards

1. Barry Sanders, 2,850 (1988)

2. Terry Miller, 1,887 (1976)

3. Ernest Anderson, 1,877 (1982)

4. Thurman Thomas, 1,767 (1987)

5. Terry Miller, 1,680 (1977)

6. Thurman Thomas, 1,650 (1985)

7. Gerald Hudson, 1,642 (1990)

8. Chuba Hubbard, 1,604 (2019)


Rushing yards per game

1. Barry Sanders, 237.5 (1988)

2. Chuba Hubbard, 178.2 (2019)

3. Ernest Anderson, 170.6 (1982)


Rushing touchdowns

1. Barry Sanders, 42 (1988)

2. Terry Miller, 27 (1976)

3. Joseph Randle, 24 (2011)

4. Thurman Thomas, 21 (1987)

5. Chuba Hubbard, 18 (2019)


Rushing yards per carry (min. 100 attempts)

1. Barry Sanders, 7.64 (1988)

2. Vernand Morency, 6.80 (2003)

3. Chuba Hubbard, 6.80 (2019)

4. Keith Toston, 6.73 (2008)

Related Photos
Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard (30) celebrates his 92-yard touchdown run with Dillon Stoner (17) in the third quarter during the college football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys and the TCU Horned Frogs at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla.,  Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. OSU won 34-27. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]

Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard (30) celebrates his 92-yard touchdown run with Dillon Stoner (17) in the third quarter during the college football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys and the TCU Horned Frogs at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. OSU...

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Scott Wright

A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and... Read more ›

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