Oklahoma State releases depth chart for opener

With the start of the 2015 football season just around the corner, reigning Cactus Bowl champions Oklahoma State have announced the starters and back-ups for their season opener against the Central Michigan Chippewas.

At 6-foot-4, 217 pounds, Mason Rudolph will be Oklahoma State’s go-to signal caller with junior running back Chris Carson serving as the backbone in Mike Gundy’s offense.

Despite a five-game losing streak nearing the end of the season, the Cowboys regathered around their playbook and climbed out victors of the Cactus Bowl over the PAC-12’s Washington Huskies with a final score of 30-22.

Here is a full look at their inaugural depth chart.


Left Tackle

Victor Salako, R-Jr.
Matt Mucha, R-Fr.

Left Guard

Michael Wilson, R-Jr.
Jesse Robinson, R-So.


Brad Lundblade, So.
Colby Hegwood, Sr.

Right Guard

Paul Lewis, R-Jr.
Lemaefe Galea’i, R-Fr.

Right Tackle

Zach Crabtree, R-So.
Brandon Pertile, R-So.

Wide Receiver – Outside

Brandon Sheperd, Sr.
Marcell Ateman, Jr.
C.J. Curry, R-Jr.

Wide Receiver – Inside

David Glidden, R-Sr.
Jalen McCleskey, Fr.
Kameron Doolittle, R-Sr.

Wide Receiver – Inside

Austin Hays, R-Jr.
Chris Lacy, So.

Wide Receiver – Outside

James Washington, So.
Jhajuan Seales, R-Jr.

Cowboy Back

Blake Jarwin, R-Jr. or
Jeremy Seaton, R-Sr.
Zac Veatch, R-Jr.

Running Back

Chris Carson, Jr.
Rennie Childs, Jr.
Jeff Carr, Fr.


Mason Rudolph, So.
J.W. Walsh, R-Sr.


Defensive End

Emmanuel Ogbah, R-Jr.
Trace Clark, Sr.
Cole Walterscheid, R-Fr.

Defensive Tackle

Motekiai Maile, Jr.
Darrion Daniels, Fr. or
Ben Hughes, R-So.

Defensive Tackle

Vincent Taylor, R-So.
Eric Davis, R-Jr.

Defensive End

Jimmy Bean, R-Sr.
Jordan Brailford, R-Fr.
Jarrell Owens, R-Fr.

Star Linebackers

Jordan Burton, R-Jr.
Gyasi Akem, So.

Middle Linebacker

Ryan Simmons, R-Sr.
Chad Whitener, R-So.

Weakside Linebacker

Seth Jacobs, R-Jr.
Devante Averette, R-Jr.
Kris Catlin, R-Sr.


Kevin Peterson, Sr.
Michael Hunter, R-Sr. or
Ramon Richards, So.

Strong Safety

Tre Flowers, R-So.
Jerel Morrow, R-So.
Deric Robertson, Jr.

Free Safety

Jordan Sterns, Jr.
Dylan Harding, So.
Kenneth Edison-McGruder, Fr.


Ashton Lampkin, R-Jr.
Miketavius Jones, R-Sr. or
Darius Curry, R-So.



Zach Sinor, R-Fr.


Ben Grogan, Jr.
Matt Hockett, R-Fr.

Long Snapper

Kaleb Smith, R-So. or
Josh Elias, R-Sr.


Bryant Reber, Jr.

Punt Returners

Jalen McCleskey, Fr.
David Glidden, R-Sr.

Kick Returners

Jeff Carr, Fr.
Brandon Sheperd, Sr. or
Jhajuan Seales, R-Jr.

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