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Dylan Buckingham is a Sports Photojournalist/Reporter for Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4. He was born and bred right here in Oklahoma and is living his dream everyday covering sports in the state where he grew up. Originally from Tulsa, he joins us from Amarillo, Texas where he was the weekend sports anchor at KFDA-TV and co-host of the radio show “Sports 360.”

Dylan is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Communications. During his time as a Broncho, Dylan served as sports director for KUCO-TV, host of “The Huddle” and earned awards for best Sports Story and best TV/Magazine Show for his work on “The Huddle.”

When not at work you can find him spending time with his beautiful wife, Emily and their dog, Piper. He also enjoys spending time with his friends and family. If you have a story you feel needs to be told, you can e-mail him at Dylan.Buckingham@kfor.com.

You can follow Dylan on twitter at http://twitter.com/DylanBuckingham

Life Goal – To be a good dad to some great kiddos

Play any sports/Favorite Sport – I played just about everything growing up. Basketball is my favorite to play, football is my favorite to watch.

Favorite TV Show – Any sport on TV, SportsCenter, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Arrested Development

Favorite Car – My first, a 1993 Eddie Bauer Ford Bronco. It was awesome. In fact, I’m positive its why my wife married me…

Happiest moment in my life was – the day I got married

4 notable persons you’d invite to dinner – Jesus Christ, Vince Lombardi, Brad Nessler and Abraham Lincoln

Favorite food – Cheeseburgers of any sort or Subway.

I have a pet – 2 dogs. A Shih-Tzu named Piper and a Golden Retriever named Lambeau.

Knew you wanted to be a reporter when – I was 13 and realized I would never play sports professionally.

Best movie of all time – Forrest Gump

Hardest part of my job – My crazy hours

Favorite holiday – Christmas

School fight song – You can’t go wrong with any college fight song

People are surprised when I tell them – I took drum lessons from Eric Clapton’s old drummer (Jamie Oldaker) and I used to live in Boston when I was little.

I like to listen to – Any type of rock music or sports talk.

Favorite Book – Of Mice and Men

I’d jump at the chance to – do voice-over work in a cartoon or host a game show. Both of those things would be amazing to do.

Best part of the day – when the day is done and we’ve had three successful sportscasts.

Favorite place to be other than home & work – At any family member’s house or hanging out with friends.

Anything else you want viewers to know about you – I’m a ridiculously large sports fan, my TV is always on ESPN and my favorite professional sports teams are the Packers, Celtics, Red Sox and Bruins!


Recent Articles
  • Friday Night Heroes, Week 2

    Week two of the Friday Night Heroes featured a couple of bitter rivalry games. The Southwest Showdown between Southmoore and Westmoore. It was even more intense given that Brey Walker, one of the best players in the state, transferred from Southmoore to Westmoore this offseason. Meanwhile, Putnam City North and Putnam City West squared off. The Patriots looked to stay unbeaten while the Panthers looked to pick up win number one on the season. Highlights in the video above.

  • Blue Bloods Ready for Battle

    The last time Oklahoma lost a game came 51 weeks ago at the hands of Ohio State in Norman. The Buckeyes sang their alma mater on Owen Field. Something Baker Mayfield called, “Embarrassing.” It prompted the question to OU safety Steven Parker if Monday would be the first day that the Sooners prepared for Ohio State. He quickly replied, “I wouldn’t say that.” The two powerhouse programs have met only three times in each school’s history, of course with OU’s […]

  • Jordan Parker to Miss Rest of 2017 Season

    Oklahoma Sophomore cornerback Jordan Parker will miss the rest of the 2017 season with a knee injury. Parker was injured on a special teams play in OU’s 56-7 win over UTEP in their season opener. Parker will undergo surgery on that injured knee. Parker, who was a starter last season, lost his job to Parnell Motley in fall camp. Parker appeared in ten games last fall, starting eight. He finished with 31 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. […]

  • OSU Treating South Alabama Like A Big 12 Game

    The Big 12 is off to a sluggish start in the 2017 college football season, but is it bad enough to say South Alabama could be competitive in the conference? Mike Gundy thinks so. And he has a good point about teams they squared off with in 2016. The Jags haven’t had a winning season since 2011, but have been right there in some key games. The Cowboys are coming off of a big 35 point win over Tulsa and […]

  • Sooners Name Murray Back Up Quarterback

    A year after arriving on campus, Texas A&M transfer Kyler Murray’s presence will finally be felt. He’s been named Oklahoma’s back up quarterback. Murray beat out incumbent Austin Kendall who is planning on redshirting this fall. Kendall played in two games last season going 16-22, 143 yards for two touchdowns and zero interceptions. With Kendall sitting out this season that will allow him to return in 2018 as a redshirt sophomore with a chance to beat out  Murray for starting […]

  • “All-Time” Thunder Roster Full of Seattle SuperSonics

    The popular NBA 2K video game has a special feature on the 2K18 version of the game. All-time teams for every franchise in the NBA. One of the more ridiculed teams in the game is the Oklahoma City Thunder. Since the team moved to OKC ten years ago, the history of the franchise came with it to Oklahoma. That means game developers were allowed to choose Sonics players for the all-time Thunder squad even though they never played a second […]

  • Sooners Forward Kristian Doolittle Suspended

    Oklahoma sophomore forward Kristian Doolittle has been suspended from the university for the fall semester per a release from the school. Doolittle played in 31 games last season including 25 starts. The Edmond Memorial grad averaged 9.1 points per contest. Doolittle, who led the Sooners in three point percentage last season, said, “I didn’t meet the academic standards and I apologize to my teammates, coaches, fans and the university,” Doolittle said.  “I take full responsibility for my actions and will […]

  • Joe Muller Resigns as UCO Athletics Director

    KFOR has confirmed University of Central Oklahoma Athletics Director Joe Muller has resigned. Muller has been at the school since 2008. The resignation comes a day after the school announced that plans for a $13.5 million baseball facility were on hold after an anonymous donor backed out of the gift. UCO is searching for a new way to raise the funds. Central Oklahoma’s Sports Performance Center, which is already under construction, wasn’t affected by the news the donor had backed […]

  • Midwest City’s Jalen Redmond Plays Football For Family

    Two springs ago you couldn’t convince Jalen Redmond to buckle up a football helmet. Instead he was driving to score a scholarship in basketball. Even then you could easily spot his potential for football. “Even refs when they watch me play, after the game or halftime, they’d be like, ’22 you play football?’ And I’d be like, ‘no.’  And they’d be like, ‘You need to go play.  You’d be good linebacker or something,'” Redmond said.  “A lot of people kept […]

  • Former Sooner/NFL Defensive Back Tries to Turn Around Northeast

      It’s been a turbulent year for Northeast Academy. The school was under consideration to be closed as apart of budget cuts. Destin Malone, Senior Northeast lineman says, “We decided to do something about it and actually got out there and went to the board meetings and stuff like that. We actually fought to keep it open.” While that proved to be a victory off the field, on it has been a different story. The school has won two games […]

  • A Trio of Former Sooners Hope to Turn UCO Around

      He burst on the scene in 1996… “Jarrail Jackson waits, takes it at the Oklahoma 49, tries to get a block, does get a block, 50, 45, 40, 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 10, 5 touchdown Oklahoma, no flags! Jarrail Jackson,” said Bob Barry, Senior on the call during an OU-Texas in 1996. These days, Jackson is known as coach. Jackson says, “Been with coach Leach, was at Dartmouth, Mississippi State so we have some fun, hang out and […]