It took a day, but Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has now apologised for wearing a 'One America News' (OAN) network t-shirt.

Oklahoma State star running back Chuba Hubbard tweeted on Monday he would not participate in team activities until the program made changes after a photo had been posted of Gundy in the OAN shirt.

OAN is considered a right-wing, pro-Donald Trump cable news network known for criticising the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Later on Monday, Gundy appeared in a video with Hubbard, and the 52-year-old coach said he would change. He did not apologise, though. That finally came on Tuesday.

"I had a great meeting with our team today," Gundy said in a video posted to Twitter.

"Our players expressed their feelings as individuals and as team members. They helped me see through their eyes how the t-shirt affected their hearts. Once I learned how that network felt about Black Lives Matter, I was disgusted, and knew it was completely unacceptable to me.

"I want to apologise to all members of our team, former players, and their families for the pain and discomfort that has been caused over the last two days. Black lives matter to me."

Gundy is entering his 16th season at Oklahoma State, leading the Cowboys to a 129-64 record and the 2011 Big 12 championship since taking over the program in 2005.

Hubbard was a unanimous first-team All-American in 2019 after leading the NCAA with 2,094 rushing yards and scoring 21 rushing touchdowns en route to being named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year.

The junior finished eighth in Heisman Trophy voting and is one of the favourites to win the award in 2020.

Oklahoma State star running back Chuba Hubbard said he will not participate in team activities until coach Mike Gundy recognises a photo published of him in a shirt supporting a controversial TV news network was insensitive and unacceptable.

A photo of Gundy, originally posted on Facebook, shows the coach on a fishing trip wearing a "One America News" (OAN) network t-shirt - OAN is considered a right-wing, pro-Donald Trump cable news network known for conspiracy theories.

One host on the TV channel recently described the Black Lives Matter movement as a "farce", and the timing of Gundy being photographed wearing a shirt that supports such a network infuriated Hubbard.

"I will not stand for this," Hubbard tweeted on Monday with the photo of Gundy in the shirt. "This is completely insensitive to everything going on in society, and it's unacceptable. I will not be doing anything with Oklahoma State until things CHANGE."

A unanimous first-team All-American in 2019, Hubbard led the NCAA last season with 2,094 rushing yards and scored 21 rushing touchdowns en route to being named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year.

The junior finished eighth in Heisman Trophy voting and is one of the favourites to win the award in 2020.

Gundy is entering his 16th season at Oklahoma State, leading the Cowboys to a 129-64 record and the 2011 Big 12 championship since taking over the program in 2005.

The 52-year-old previously praised OAN, championing the network during a press conference in April.

"I was flipping through stations. I found one — I don't even know if anybody knows about this — it's called OAN," Gundy said. "It's One America News, and it was so refreshing. They just report the news."

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