WATCH: Ollie Gordon’s Heisman campaign heads to a swing state

WATCH: Ollie Gordon’s Heisman campaign heads to a swing state

Two on OSU: On paper, it looks like Ollie Gordon will have a huge day Saturday in Orlando against UCF. He leads the nation in rushing and UCF’s rushing defense leaves something to be desired.

Sam Hutchens

By Sam Hutchens

| Nov 9, 2023, 12:00pm CST

Sam Hutchens

By Sam Hutchens

Nov 9, 2023, 12:00pm CST

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: It feels like Ollie Gordon will have a big game on Saturday.

OSU’s sophomore running back leads the NCAA with 1,224 rushing yards, more than 100 yards clear of Troy’s Kimani Vidal, OSU’s matchup Saturday should allow him to build on that lead. 

UCF allows an average of  211.8 yards per game on the ground, No. 127 of 133 FBS teams. My brother Ben Hutchens and I discuss expectations for Gordon and the Cowboys in a road matchup some view as a trap game.

We also explain what went wrong for the Cowboys in their basketball season-opening loss against Abilene Christian.

A two-minute drill closes the episode out. Because it is the first Big 12 matchup between the Knights and Cowboys, what is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of UCF?

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Creative Director: Michael Lane

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Sam Hutchens covers Oklahoma State sport for Sellout Crowd. He interned for The Stillwater News Press in 2021 and The Guthrie News Leader in 2022, where he won a first-place OPA award for in-depth reporting. He has also covered sports in southwest Oklahoma for The Lawton Constitution. He strives to tell you the OSU sports stories that you want to tell your friends about. You can email him at [email protected] and connect on Twitter (X) @Sam_Hutchens_

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