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Oklahoma State’s season opener vs. Tulsa postponed to Sept. 19

The Cowboys and Golden Hurricane mutually agreed to push the game back due to missed practices.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 14 Oklahoma State at Tulsa Photo by David Stacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Oklahoma State fans will wait another week to see the Cowboys take the field.

The Cowboys’ season opener against Tulsa has been postponed until Sept. 19 because of COVID-19-related disruptions in Tulsa’s practices, the schools announced Monday night. Kelly Hines of Tulsa World first reported the news.

Tulsa’s practice sessions have been limited since Aug. 7 when they started fall camp. The Golden Hurricane had a nine-day pause because of multiple positive tests and was limited to seven practices during their 17-day camp.

“The safety and health of our student-athletes is always at the core of all of our discussions and decisions,” TU AD Derrick Gragg said in a statement. “Without time to properly prepare physically we would be putting our student-athletes at a greater risk of injury. An open date for both schools presented us with the opportunity to reschedule the game for a week later. I’m appreciative of Mike Holder and Oklahoma State University for their cooperation in coming to this decision.”

Kickoff time and TV information have not been announced.