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Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4's weekend sports anchor/reporter. Prior to his current position, Brian was a production assistant and intern at NewsChannel 4. He has also worked at WWLS radio and KGOU as a sports director/reporter.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring. He has been honored with two awards from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters for small market sports reporting and sportscasting.

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Brian received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a double major in Philosophy.

Brian lives in Edmond with his wife and daughter.


Recent Articles
  • Sooners Pleased With First Two Games As They Get Ready For Tennessee

      Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops and his starting quarterback Trevor Knight are pleased with the way Oklahoma has played in their first two games, wins over Louisiana Tech and Tulsa, as they get ready for a showdown with Tennessee on Saturday at 7:00 in Norman. OU started quickly in both games, jumping to a big early lead and then cruising to easy wins. The Sooners have also been balanced, with the running and passing game equally potent. Tennessee is […]

  • Gundy Says Decision On Walsh Will Come Tuesday

    Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy said Monday the team is going to keep quarterback J.W. Walsh in a walking boot until Tuesday afternoon, then make a decision on his status for OSU’s home game with Texas-San Antonio on Saturday. Walsh injured his right foot in last Saturday’s win over Missouri State, returning to the sidelines in the first quarter on crutches.  Daxx Garman played the rest of the game at quarterback for the Cowboys, leading them to a 40-23 win over the […]

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    Sooners To Face Mountaineers in Prime Time on Sept. 20

    The Big 12 Conference announced Monday kickoff times for games on Sept. 20. Oklahoma will play at West Virginia that day and will kickoff at 6:30 in a game televised nationally by Fox. OU beat the Mountaineers 50-49 in their last meeting in Morgantown in 2012, and won 16-7 last year in Norman.  

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    Okies in the NFL, Week 1

    Several Oklahoma related players made an impact during the first Sunday of regular season play in the NFL. In Arlington, San Francisco beat Dallas 28-17.   Former OSU defensive back Perrish Cox had one of three interceptions for the 49ers. For Dallas, former Sooner DeMarco Murray rushed for 118 yards on 22 carries and scored on a 2-yard touchdown run. Former OSU wide receiver Dez Bryant had four catches for 55 yards. Minnesota whipped St. Louis 34-6 on Sunday, with former Sooner Adrian Peterson […]

  • Cowboys Take Home Opener, Garman Steps Up At QB

    Oklahoma State players and coaches admitted they weren’t as focused or as sharp against Missouri State in the home opening 40-23 win as they were in the season opener against Florida State. The Cowboys still got the win though, and now look ahead to what should be a tougher challenge against Texas-San Antonio next Saturday. They may have to play that game without quarterback J.W. Walsh, who injured his right foot in the first quarter against Missouri State. Daxx Garman came […]

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    Sooners Stay Put in Polls, Cowboys Lose Ground

    Oklahoma’s football team stayed right where they have been since the preseason in both major polls released on Sunday, while Oklahoma State lost a little ground in this week’s voting. OU remains fourth in the Associated Press poll and is still getting two first place votes. In the coaches poll, the Sooners are still third and received three first place votes. Oklahoma State is unranked in both polls, and lost a few spots from last week.   The Cowboys are the […]

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    Sooners Cruise to 52-7 Win Over Tulsa

    Oklahoma didn’t take long getting on the scoreboard, scoring on three of their first four possessions and forced four turnovers on their way to beating Tulsa 52-7 at Skelly Field in Tulsa on Saturday. The Sooners got the ball to start the game and took just three plays to go 81 yards for a touchdown. On the opening snap of the game, Trevor Knight pitched ahead to Sterling Shepard, who raced 54 yards into Tulsa territory. After a 20-yard pass from Knight to […]

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    Cowboys Beat Bears 40-23; J.W. Walsh Injured

    Oklahoma State quarterback J.W. Walsh had to leave the Cowboys’ home opener against Missouri State with an injured ankle, but the Cowboys got a strong performance from backup Daxx Garman and went on to beat the Bears 40-23 on Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater. OSU got the ball first and drove to a 37-yard field goal by Ben Grogan to take a 3-0 lead. The Cowboys then forced a Missouri State punt, and Tyreek Hill returned it 37 yards […]

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    Sooners Think Offense Has Potential to Be Explosive

    Oklahoma’s offense nearly racked up a half a hundred points in their season opener against Louisiana Tech on Saturday night. The Sooners think there’s still plenty of room for improvement, in both the passing and running game, with young players at the skill position talented and still learning the game. Dylan Buckingham reports from Norman.  

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    Hunter Mahan Named To U.S. Ryder Cup Team

    Former Oklahoma State golfer Hunter Mahan was one of three captain’s picks named to the U.S. Ryder Cup team which will compete against Europe later this month at Gleneagles in Scotland. Mahan was selected by U.S. captain Tom Watson, who also picked Keegan Bradley and Webb Simpson. Watson had three captain’s picks to go with nine other players who had automatically qualified based on results through a points system during PGA Tour play. This will be Mahan’s third Ryder Cup […]

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    Report: Broncos receiver and Oklahoma native Wes Welker suspended four games

    DENVER – Oklahoma native and Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended for the first four games of the season by the NFL. ESPN reports Welker was suspended for use of amphetamines. According to Fox Sports, the Broncos have known about Welker’s suspension since before training camp but were holding out hope on an appeal. The football star reportedly tested positive from a sample taken shortly after he attended the Kentucky Derby. He claims the sample was tainted. Welker was seen […]