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OSU football: Chuba Hubbard wins Cornish Trophy

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State star running back Chuba Hubbard is now officially the top Canadian player in the country.

Hubbard was named the winner of the Cornish Trophy, it was announced Wednesday. The award is presented annually to Canada’s top NCAA football player.

Hubbard beat fellow teammate Amen Ogbongbemiga. He also topped Oklahoma defensive lineman Neville Gallimore, Notre Dame receiver Chase Claypool and Ohio quarterback Nathan Rourke, who has won the past two Cornish Trophy awards.

Last season, Hubbard lost out two Rourke by one vote. 

Hubbard led the nation with 2,094 rushing yards. He scored 21 touchdowns and earned unanimous All-American status and Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year honors. He also finished eighth in the Heisman Trophy voting.

Ogbongbemiga was the Cowboys’ defensive MVP, finishing with 100 tackles, 15.5 tackles for a loss and five sacks. He was a second-team All-Big 12 selection.

Gallimore was a first-team All-Big 12 selection, finishing with 30 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss and four sacks. He was selected in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.

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Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard (30) rushes in the third quarter during the college football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys and the Kansas Jayhawks at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. OSU won 31-13. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]

Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard (30) rushes in the third quarter during the college football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys and the Kansas Jayhawks at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. OSU won 31-13. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman]

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Jacob Unruh

Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the... Read more ›

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