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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    Cowboys Use Deep Ball, Big Play Defense to Upset 8th-Ranked TCU

    Oklahoma State’s football team used deep passing and a stubborn defense to upset 8th-ranked TCU 49-29 ┬áin a battle of unbeatens at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater on Saturday, November 7. Mason Rudolph threw five touchdown passes, four of them long bombs, and the Cowboys’ defense forced four turnovers, all of them interceptions by Heisman Trophy contender Trevone Boykin. After both teams went three downs and out on their opening possession, the OSU defense made the first big play, with […]

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    Sooners Start Fast, Finish Strong in Rout of Iowa State

    Oklahoma’s football team got off to a quick start, then after a second quarter lull, finished strong in the second half to beat Iowa State 52-16 on Owen Field in Norman on Saturday, November 7. OU scored touchdowns on three of their first four possessions in the first quarter, then scored on their first five possessions of the second half to blow the game open and beat the Cyclones for the 17th straight time. After Iowa State’s Cole Netten kicked […]

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    Friday Night Heroes: Week 10 as Regular Season Ends

    The Oklahoma high school football regular season came to an end Friday night, November 6, with dozens of games with playoff implications. Here are the games KFOR covered: Southmoore 38, Norman North 35 Putnam City 60, Westmoore 44 John Marshall 27, Bethany 20 Luther 25, Oklahoma Christian School 10 Enid 49, Putnam City West 42 Deer Creek 27, Guthrie 20    

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    Report: Lincoln Riley Interviews at North Texas; Riley Denies He’s Candidate

    The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is reporting Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley interviewed for the head coaching vacancy at the University of North Texas this week, but later on Friday evening, Riley denied he’s a candidate for the job. The report cited a university official as its source. Riley is in his first season as OU’s offensive coordinator after five seasons in that same position with East Carolina. Riley is just 32 years old, and the head coaching job at North […]

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    Cowboy Defense Gets Ready to Catch Some Frogs

    Oklahoma State’s defense will get its most severe test this Saturday, November 7 when the Cowboys host 5th-ranked TCU at 2:30. The Horned Frogs have been putting up big numbers nearly every week, and OSU will probably have to play their best game on that side of the ball, plus get a good offensive performance, to beat the Frogs. Dylan Buckingham reports from Stillwater.  

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    First College Football Playoff Rankings Released

    The first version of the College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday, November 3, and the OSU and OU football teams have some work to do to get into the final four that will play for a national championship. The Cowboys are ranked 14th and the Sooners 15th in the first version of the rankings, which are determined by a 12-person committee that will release its rankings each week until determining the final four on December 6. Here is […]

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    Thunder Lose For First Time, Rockets Earn First Win

    The Houston Rockets dominated the third quarter, then held on in the fourth to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-105 on Monday night, November 2 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. It was the Rockets first win of the season and the Thunder’s first loss in four games. Former Thunder star James Harden led all scorers with 37 points for Houston, who outscored OKC 28-14 in the third quarter to erase an 11-point halftime lead for the Thunder. After […]

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    OU ‘extremely disappointed’ by transportation of Bob Stoops statue through Norman

    NORMAN, Okla. — A statue of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops was spotted in Norman Monday. The statue was being hauled on the back of a truck down Lindsey Street near the OU campus. It depicts what appears to be a coach with his hands on his hips, and a visor, Stoops’ signature headwear, on his head. OU already has statues on campus honoring former coaches Bennie Owen, Bud Wilkinson and Barry Switzer. Stoops told the media in 2012 […]

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    Cowboys Using 1-2 Combination at Quarterback

    Oklahoma State won their 10th straight game on Saturday, October 31, beating Texas Tech 70-53 to improve to 8-0 on the season. The Cowboys got solid play at quarterback from two players, starter Mason Rudolph and backup J.W. Walsh complemented each other nicely, and have been for several weeks. Dylan Buckingham reports from Lubbock.

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    Thunder Roll Over Nuggets For Third Straight Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder went on a 24-8 run in the third quarter to take control on their way to a 117-93 win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, November 1 at Chesapeake Arena. The Thunder took the lead for good midway through the first quarter, and led at halftime 58-50 before their third quarter surge. The Thunder wore their new alternate “sunset” uniforms for the first time in 18 games this year. They will wear them in all Sunday […]

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    Sooners Offense Rolling With Rout of Kansas

    Oklahoma’s offense scored on nine straight possessions against Kansas in a 62-7 rout of the Jayhawks on Saturday, October 31. Since a loss at Texas, OU has been very efficient on that side of the ball, with balance in both passing and running. Oklahoma has been impressive in three straight games since their loss to Texas, and the coaches have been pleased with the improvement. Nate Feken reports from Lawrence, Kansas.