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
  • OU Throttled by Florida in Norman

    There have been ups and downs for Lon Kruger’s Sooners this season, but they might’ve hit the biggest downer they’ve faced in 2017. Oklahoma was handed a 84-52 beating at the hands of Florida. One of the programs Lon Kruger helped launch. It’s the third worst home loss in school history. It’s also the worst since 1922. The Sooners are now on a three game losing streak. Rashard Odomes led the Sooners with 13 points, freshman Kameron McGusty added ten. […]

  • Forte Breaks OSU Record as Cowboys Remember the Ten

    An emotional day in Stillwater ended on a high note. The Cowboys cruised to a 99-71 win over Arkansas on a day they remembered the ten lives lost just over 16 years ago in the OSU men’s basketball plane crash. Phil Forte made history in the route too. He broke Keiton Page’s career record for three pointers made at the school. Forte buried his fourth and final three in the 2nd half which gave him 300 for his career. Forte […]

  • Legendary Carl Albert coach talks retirement

    After 22 years and ten state championships, legendary Carl Albert head football coach Gary Rose has decided to call it a career. A decision he says his and him came to during the season, but no one knew about it. “You get to a point when you know it’s time. It is for me. There’s no feeling to it, I know it is. To have it end the way it did for us is miraculous. My wife and I prayed […]

  • OSU Basketball Picks Up Win 712 Days in the Making

    It was a win 712 days in the making for Oklahoma State. The Cowboys pulled out an 83-64 win over Texas Tech in Lubbock to pick up their first Big 12 conference road win since February of 2015. OSU did it from behind the arc too. The Cowboys shot a blistering 68% (11 of 16) from three which set a school record in the win. The Cowboys were led by Jeffrey Carroll who poured in a game high 25 points […]

  • Sooners Squander Big Lead, Fall to Iowa State

    The young Oklahoma Sooners back in Lloyd Noble after a big victory on the road, and hungry to extend their win streak against the Iowa State Cyclones. OU was hot from the get go, a pair of threes from freshman Kameron McGusty helped the crimson and cream jump out to a 25-9 lead in the first half. McGusty finished with 19 points… But the Cyclones found a way to get back in the game, a 21-1 run in the last eight minutes […]

  • Sugar Sweet Sooners Smack Auburn 35-19

    For the second time in four years, Oklahoma squared off with an SEC foe in hopes of bringing home a Sugar Bowl championship. Auburn started with the ball and made the most of it gashing the Sooners on the ground. Chandler Cox closed out a nearly six minute drive by powering in to the end zone on 4th down from three yards out to give the Tigers an early 7-0 lead. Joe Mixon didn’t see his first snap until third […]

  • OU football head coach Bob Stoops addresses player Joe Mixon’s tape release

    NORMAN, Okla. – OU football head coach Bob Stoops met the media for the first time since the release of player Joe Mixon‘s tape. Stoops said he gave Mixon the opportunity to transfer after the incident and he chose to stay in Oklahoma. Stoops mentioned he wished the video had been released immediately. He also added the world has changed in two and a half years since the incident and dismissal is the only thing that’s possible: “There’s no recovering from […]

  • Report: Oklahoma State Faces Former Big 12 Foe in Alamo Bowl

    Oklahoma State will look to finish the season strong as they square off with former Big 12 foe Colorado in the Alamo Bowl. The game kicks off December 29th in San Antonio at 8pm. Colorado lost in the Pac 12 Championship game to Washington. The Cowboys are 1-2 all-time in the Alamo Bowl.  

  • Sooners Heading to the Sugar Bowl

    There was no College Football Playoff spot on the line in Bedlam for the Big 12 Championship, but the Sooners found out their bowl destination on Sunday. Big 12 champions Oklahoma will square off with Auburn in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on January 2nd. It’s the second time since 2014 the Sooners have played in the bowl game. The game kicks off at 7:30pm inside the Mercedes Superdome.    

  • Cowboys Cruise Over TCU 31-6

    Oklahoma State entered Saturday in search of their first win in Fort Worth since 1947. OSU had some success on the opening drive, but was stopped on 4th down from their own 32. Midway through the first, TCU would win the field position battle. Barry J. Sanders muffed a punt inside OSU’s 15 and TCU’s Paul Whitmill recovered. Two plays later, Kenny Hill found KaVontae Turpin on a jet sweep touchdown pass. The Frogs took a 6-0 lead as OSU […]

  • Thunder Throttle Lakers, Remain Unbeaten

    Russell Westbrook is on a tear like the NBA has never seen before. Westbrook notched another triple-double in Oklahoma City’s 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Westbrook finished with 33 points, 16 assists, and 12 rebounds in the win. His second triple-double of the season. It makes Westbrook the first player in NBA history to start a season with 100 points, 30 assists, and 30 rebounds. Westbrook narrowly missed his third triple-double of the season against the 76ers coming […]