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
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    4 Reasons Sooner Fans Can Get Excited About This OU Team

    Oklahoma’s come-from-behind 31-24 win over Tennessee in double overtime on Saturday night at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville was one of the most dramatic Sooner comebacks in years, and there’s a lot for OU fans to be excited about in that win. Here are four things the Sooners did that showed they could make this a special season:  Baker Mayfield’s play wasn’t perfect, but his tenacity, resilience, leadership, and ability to make plays was the biggest reason why OU beat Tenneseee. […]

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    4 Things To Ponder About OSU Football Two Games In

    Oklahoma State’s 32-8 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday night at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater may not have been the rout Cowboy fans expected. The second half was much better than the first on offense, as OSU used big plays to pull away from the Bears. Here are four things OSU can be excited about, or concerned about, two games into the season:  Mason Rudolph’s consistency isn’t quite where OSU coaches would like it to be.    He missed […]


    Cowboys Second Half Offensive Fireworks Spark Easy Win

    Oklahoma State had an explosive second half on offense to beat Central Arkansas 32-8 on Saturday night at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater. The Cowboys first points came on a 31-yard field goal by Ben Grogan, with two big plays crucial in the drive. The first was a 56-yard pass from Mason Rudolph to Jalen McCleskey. The second was an apparent interception by UCA’s George Odom in the corner of the end zone on a pass intended for David Glidden. […]

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    Sooners Expect An Improved Tennessee Team This Year

    Oklahoma visits Tennessee this Saturday, September 12, when the Volunteers host the Sooners at 5:00. Oklahoma beat Tennessee last year in Norman, but both teams look much different this year. Both teams also struggled in their season openers before pulling away to win easily, and the OU head coach expects both teams to be better in their second game of the season.  

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    Mason Rudolph Finally Gets To Play At Home

    Oklahoma State plays its home opener Saturday, September 12 when the Cowboys host Central Arkansas at 6:30. It will be the first OSU quarterback Mason Rudolph has played in a home game in college. His three starts last year were all away from home. His head coach remembers his first time to play at home, when he came in to start the second half against the University of Houston in 1986.  

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    Sooners Have Several Keys for a Win at Tennessee

    Oklahoma’s football team faces it first real challenge of the season this Saturday, September 12, when the Sooners visit Tennessee for a 5:00 kickoff on ESPN. OU is coming off a 41-3 rout of Akron in the season opener last Saturday. The Oklahoma offense sputtered in the first and fourth quarters, but were efficient in the middle two quarters, and the head coach knows OU will need a complete game effort to beat the Volunteers in Knoxville. The Sooners will […]

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    Cowboys Get Ready for Home Opener

    Oklahoma State’s football team plays its first home game this Saturday, September 12, when the Cowboys host Central Arkansas at 6:30 pm at Boone Pickens Stadium. After their season opening win over Central Michigan last Thursday, OSU has a few extra days to prepare for the Bears, and they’ve taken advantage of the additional practice time. OSU will be heavily favored to beat UCA, and it will be the home debut for OSU quarterback Mason Rudolph, who so far has […]

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    Rickie Fowler Gets Win Number Three for the Year

    Former Oklahoma State golfer Rickie Fowler shot a final round 68 to finish at 15-under par, edging Henrik Stenson by one shot to win the PGA Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Massachusetts. The event is the second of the four PGA Tour playoff events, and vaults Fowler to third in the season long FedEx Cup points standings. The win is Fowler’s third of the season, to go with his win at the Players Championship in May, and the Scottish Open […]

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    Two Sooners Who Could Be Trouble for Opponents

    Oklahoma’s offense started slowly, but got rolling in the middle two quarters in the season opener against Akron on Saturday night, September 5, on their way to a 41-3 rout. Two Sooners made their long awaited OU debuts and had record setting performances. Quarterback Baker Mayfield threw for 388 yards, a record for an OU season opener, while running back Joe Mixon had 115 yards receiving, including a 76-yard touchdown catch that was the longest by a freshman running back […]

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    Why Tennessee Should Be Concerned Over the Sooners

    Oklahoma got an impressive debut from quarterback Baker Mayfield and running back Joe Mixon, and rolled past Akron 41-3 in the season opener for both teams at Owen Field in Norman. The Sooners started slowly, getting just one first down on the first two drives of the first quarter, the only first down coming on a 15-yard pass from Baker Mayfield to Jarvis Baxter. OU’s defense though, held Akron in check as well. The Sooners finally got on the board […]

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    OU Honors Bob Barry, Jr. in Press Box

    The University of Oklahoma honored the late Bob Barry, Jr. on Saturday, reserving a seat in the press box at Memorial Stadium and posting tribute pictures to the former KFOR sports director. Barry died June 20 from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. This is Oklahoma’s first football game since, with the Sooners hosting Akron at 6:00 on Saturday night.