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Hubbard calls for change at OSU after picture of coach wearing OAN shirt surfaces

Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard blows a kiss to the Oklahoma State fans after their 34-27 win over Iowa State after an NCAA college football game in Ames, Iowa, on October 26, 2019. Canadian college football star Chuba Hubbard says he will "not be doing anything" with Oklahoma State University after a picture surfaced on social media of head coach Mike Gundy wearing a One America News T-shirt while on a fishing trip. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matthew Putney
June 15, 2020 - 1:08 PM

Canadian college football star Chuba Hubbard says he will "not be doing anything" with Oklahoma State University after a picture surfaced on social media of head coach Mike Gundy wearing a One America News T-shirt while on a fishing trip.

Hubbard, from Sherwood Park, Alta., was the NCAA's rushing leader last season with 2,094 yards. He has two years of eligibility remaining at Oklahoma State and stated his intention to return to the Cowboys earlier this year, passing on the 2020 NFL Draft.

His relationship with the school appears to now be strained, according to Hubbard's Twitter post Monday.

"I will not stand for this," the 21-year-old wrote. "This is completely insensitive to everything going on in society, and it's unacceptable. I will not be doing anything with Oklahoma State until things CHANGE."

One America News (OAN) is a far-right news network that is often praised on social media by United States President Donald Trump.

Hubbard has been a vocal supporter of protests against racial inequality and police brutality that have been constant in the United States and elsewhere since the death of George Floyd last month in Minneapolis.

Hubbard received support from other college football players, including Cowboys teammate and fellow Canadian Amen Ogbongbemiga, who tweeted "I stand with him!"

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 15, 2020.

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