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.

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    Special Teams Blunder Opens Door to Cowboys Win at Texas

    Oklahoma State’s football team benefitted from a Texas special teams mistake late in the game to beat the Longhorns 30-27 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin on Saturday. With the game tied 27-27 with less than a minute to play, Texas punter Michael Dickson dropped the snap, then hurriedly punted a very short punt out of bounds, giving OSU the ball on the Longhorn 18-yard line. OSU kicker Ben Grogan kicked a 40-yard field goal with six seconds […]

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    Friday Night Heroes: Week 4

    This was week four of the high school football season, which means the start of district play for most teams in the state. All the games the rest of the season will count towards the race for the playoffs. Here are the games KFOR covered: Edmond Santa Fe 28, Edmond Memorial 6 Jenks 66, Putnam City 7 Southmoore 40, Moore 10 John Marshall 22, Blanchard 19 Mustang 31, Edmond North 0 Bethany 42, Meeker 33 Owasso 52, Norman North 35 […]

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    Baylor Coach Art Briles Apologizes For Assistant At OU-Tulsa Game

    Baylor head coach Art Briles apologized on Monday for one of his assistant coaches being on the Tulsa sideline during their game with Oklahoma last Saturday, September 19. The assistant coach is running backs coach/passing game coordinator Jeff Lebby. It’s an NCAA violation for a coach to be present at a game watching a future opponent. Tulsa’s head coach is Philip Montgomery, the former offensive coordinator at Baylor. Briles addressed the issue at his weekly news conference Monday, September 21. […]

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    OSU Coach Mike Gundy Reacts to the Death of Jeff Naple

    Long-time OSU video coordinator Jeff Naple died Sunday, September 20 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. The next day Cowboys head coach Mike Gundy was asked about the death of Naple, who was 54.  

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    Cowboys “Take It Back” Against UTSA; Texas is Next

    Oklahoma State’s defense has had the mantra “We Take It Back” since preseason practice started, meaning they want to take the ball back, and create turnovers. They did it and then some against Texas-San Antonio on Saturday, September 19 in a 69-14 win over the Roadrunners. OSU forced seven turnovers, the most by a Cowboys team since 2000, and turned those turnovers into 45 points. Now OSU will open Big 12 play on Saturday, September 26 as they visit Texas […]

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    Sooner Defense Full of Holes vs. Hurricane, OU Offense Explodes

    Oklahoma completed non-conference play with a 52-38 win over Tulsa on Saturday, September 19, but there is plenty to be concerned about from the win, mostly on defense. OU gave up 38 points and 603 yards in the win, most of those yards on Tulsa passing. The Sooners were also missing defensive back Jordan Thomas, who was suspended for the Tulsa game due to violating team rules. The OU offense compensated for the defensive issues, with 773 total yards, with […]

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    Reports: Former OSU Star Royce Jeffries Shot and Killed

    There are multiple reports former Oklahoma State basketball player Royce Jeffries was shot and killed early Sunday morning in Kansas City, Missouri. Jeffries was reportedly one of three people shot at a Kansas City night club in the early Sunday morning hours. According to KCTV in Kansas City, the other two people who were shot are expected to recover, and no arrests have been made. Jeffries was 46 years old, and played at OSU from 1986 to 1990, where he […]

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    Report: Dez Bryant Out Longer Than Expected

    Former Oklahoma State receiver Dez Bryant is expected to miss more time than originally thought after suffering a broken foot last Sunday night in the Dallas Cowboys’ season opener against the New York Giants. is reporting Bryant is expected to miss 10 to 12 weeks, rather than the four to six weeks originally reported. The report says Bryant’s surgery on Monday, September 14 involved a bone graft, delaying the rehabilitation time needed. The report also says the injury was […]

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    Sooners Hang On to Hold Off Hurricane

    Oklahoma had some turnover problems and defensive issues, but held on to beat Tulsa 52-38  in an offensive showcase at Owen Field in Norman on Saturday. On their opening possession, the Sooners used two plays to go 61 yards to the Tulsa one, then the Hurricane defense held and OU had to settle for a 20-yard field goal from Austin Siebert. Tulsa responded with a drive and got a 23-yard field goal from Redford Jones to tie the game at […]

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    OSU Races Past Roadrunners in Rout

    Oklahoma State forced four first half turnovers, seven for the game and took advantage to rout Texas-San Antonio 69-14 on Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater. On the opening possession of the game, UTSA quarterback Blake Bogenschutz was sacked by Miketavious Jones, the ball came loose and Devante Averette scooped it up at the six-yard line and ran in for the touchdown and an early 7-0 OSU lead. UTSA’s next possession produced another turnover, as Bogenschutz was hit by […]

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    Evaluating The Sooners After Non-Conference Play

    Oklahoma’s football team is 3-0 after the conclusion of non-conference play produced a 52-38 win over Tulsa on Saturday, September 19. There are plenty of positives, but also some glaring concerns for the Sooners three games into the season. The positives: Baker Mayfield is a playmaker, period.    Not getting great protection from his offensive line, Mayfield has shown the ability to elude pass rushers, escape the pocket, and either run for good yardage, or find receivers downfield and make […]