Oklahoma State’s star-studded duo of quarterback Mason Rudolph and wide receiver James Washington announce they’ll return to the Cowboys in 2017.
Rudolph and Washington will be seniors in 2017 and made the announcement in a Twitter video after practicing in preparation for the Alamo Bowl.
— Cowboy Football (@CowboyFB) December 27, 2016
This is huge news for Oklahoma State.
Individually, Mason Rudolph completed 63% of his passes this season, throwing for 3,777 yards, with 25 touchdowns to just 4 interceptions. Rudolph was 2nd in the Big 12 in passing yards per game (314) and 2nd in the Big 12 in passing efficiency.
Meantime, James Washington had 62 catches for 1209 yards and 9 touchdowns this season. He was 2nd in the Big 12 to Dede Westbrook in receiving yards per game (100.8) and 9th in the Big 12 with 5.2 receptions per game.
As a team, the Cowboys ranked 26th in the nation in total offense and OSU’s 38.7 points per game ranked 18th in the nation.
The Cowboys will play Colorado on Thursday at the Alamodome. Kickoff is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
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