Oklahoma State‘s dynamic offensive duo of James Washington and Mason Rudolph continue to earn national accolades.
Washington and Rudolph made The Associated Press All-America teams, with the former on the first team as a wide receiver and Rudolph as the third team’s quarterback.
Earlier this month, Washington won the Biletnikoff Award, which recognizes the nation’s top pass-catcher. He was No. 1 nationally in receiving yards with 1,423 and yards per game at 118.6. He ranked 10th nationally in yards per reception at 20.6.
David Sills of West Virginia’s nation-leading 18 touchdowns only ranked higher than Washington’s 12. Washington is the second OSU receiver to win the Biletnikoff Award, with Justin Blackmon winning it in 2010 and 2011.
Washington is the first Cowboy to make the AP All-America first team since Blackmon in 2011.
Rudolph received the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which recognizes the top senior or fourth-year quarterback. He was also a finalist for the Davey O’Brien Award for best quarterback. Rudolph leads the FBS in passing yards (4,553) and passing yards per game (379.4). He also leads the FBS in points responsible for per game (22.5), ranks second in FBS in total offense (4,582) and total offense per game (381.8).
He is the first OSU quarterback to be honored as an AP All-American.
The duo will connect one more time Dec. 28 in the Camping World Bowl in Orlando, Florida, against Virginia Tech.