Barry Sanders Jr. to transfer to Oklahoma State
CORVALLIS, OR - SEPTEMBER 25: Running back Barry Sanders #26 of the Stanford Cardinal runs over safety Cyril Noland-Lewis #17 and linebacker Manase Hungalu #55 of the Oregon State Beavers for a touchdown in the third quarter of the game at Reser Stadium on September 25, 2015 in Corvallis, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

The Oklahoman has reported that Stanford running back Barry Sanders Jr. will indeed transfer from the school, and that he will be heading to Oklahoma State.

“They’ve got my full commitment and I’m looking forward to being there come late June,” said Sanders, who intends to transfer after graduation. Sanders will be eligible to transfer immediately if he completes Stanford’s graduation requirements.

Of course, Barry Sanders Sr. became famous at Oklahoma State, winning the Heisman Trophy in 1988 after rushing for 2,850 touchdowns and 42 touchdowns that season. Sanders went on to rush for over 15,000 yards in his NFL career before retiring in 1998.

Sanders Jr. rushed for 315 yards and four touchdowns in 2015. He was the primary backup to Heisman runner-up Christian McCaffrey.


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Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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