BREAKING: Tylan Wallace out for season with torn ACL


Oklahoma State's Tylan Wallace scores the second touchdown of the Oklahoma State vs. McNeese State Football game on Saturday September 7, 2019 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Tylan Wallace was poised for another shot at the Biletnikoff award this season.

Unfortunately for the Oklahoma State football team, Wallace has torn his ACL and will likely miss the remainder of the season.

Wallace went to Stillwater Medical Center for an MRI on Thursday and the injury was confirmed on Friday, per sources close to Wallace.

The redshirt junior from Fort Worth, Texas, has been the Cowboys' main threat at receiver for the past two seasons.

Wallace had 53 receptions for 903 yards and eight touchdowns in eight games this season, which ranks third in the NCAA in receiving yards and ninth in receptions.

Wallace's brother, Tracin, retired from football during the offseason because of prior knee injuries. Tracin is now a student coach and worked with his brother a lot during practices.

OSU's receivers will have to step up in Wallace's absence.

Dillon Stoner, the Cowboy with the second-most receiving yards, is the clear favorite as the No. 1 receiver at the moment. Stoner has 25 receptions for 232 yards this season.

Other veterans include redshirt junior Landon Wolf and Jordan McCray, a graduate transfer from South Alabama. Wolf stepped up last season after former wide receiver Jalen McCleskey announced his intent to transfer. McCray, who is one of OSU's tallest receivers at 6-foot-6, joined the Cowboys this season and has amassed 11 receptions for 173 yards and two touchdowns.

Brayden Johnson has slowly crept his way into having more snaps this season. The redshirt sophomore wideout is averaging 22 yards per reception and had a 50-yard touchdown last week against Iowa State. 

Wallace's injury also leaves room for younger receivers to find snaps. C.J. Moore and Langston Anderson are both former 4-star recruits and have seen a little playing time this season.

Anderson, a true freshman, has one reception for eight yards. Moore has three receptions for 75 yards including a 59-yard touchdown against McNeese State.

OSU Athletics has not yet commented on Wallace's injury.