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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

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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
  • Ana Llanusa Earns Big 12 Honor

    Oklahoma freshman guard Ana Llanusa has earned Big 12 Freshman of the Week honors for the first time in her career. The Choctaw native is coming off of a career high 27 points in OU’s 42 point win over New Mexico. Her 27 is the most scored by a Big 12 freshman this season. She leads all Big 12 freshman in scoring this season at 12.4 points per game. Llanusa is the second Oklahoma Sooner to win Big 12 Freshman […]

  • Thunder Fall to Hornets at Home

    Another night, another losing effort for Oklahoma City. OKC dropped a 116-103 contest to the Charlotte Hornets Monday night. Charlotte entered the game with just nine wins and their head coach, Steve Clifford, not with the team to address health concerns. The Hornets finished with six in double figures. Andre Roberson missed the game with an ankle injury and it showed. The Hornets shot 53% from the field and 52% from beyond the arc. The Thunder had five in double […]

  • OU faces Georgia at the Rose Bowl in CFB Playoff

    The Big 12 Champion Oklahoma Sooners are into the College Football Playoff field of four. The two seed Sooners will face the three seed Georgia with a trip to the national championship on the line. The two storied programs will meet in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA on January 1st at 4 p.m. It’s the first time these two teams have met on the gridiron. The other national semifinal will feature the one seed Clemson taking on the surprising […]

  • OSU to Face Virginia Tech in Camping World Bowl

    Oklahoma State will close out their season against Virginia Tech at the Camping World Bowl in Orlando, FL on December 28th at 4:15pm. Virginia Tech went 9-3 this season and is coached by former Sooner Justin Fuente. Oklahoma State also finished 9-3 this year.

  • Sooners Back-To-Back-To-Back Big 12 Champions, OU Beats TCU 41-17

    The Sooners and TCU squared off with the Sooners looking to win their 11th Big 12 crown in 19 years. Oklahoma received to begin the Big 12 Championship and after converting on one fourth down, the Sooners had to settle for an Austin Seibert 41 yard field goal. Oklahoma took a 3-0 lead. On the ensuing TCU possession, first play, Amani Bledsoe forced a fumble on a Kyle Hicks carry, which Caleb Kelly scooped it 18 yards and scored. The […]

  • 2A Football State Championship Set

    It was semifinal Saturday for class 2A. Washington squared off with Davis for a trip to the title game. Both teame entered the contest with a couple of losses, but were looking to keep their seasons alive. Meanwhile, Millwood, who hasn’t lost a game since 2015, steamrolled Alva 37-0 to advance to the state final game for the second straight season. Coincidentally enough, the last loss Millwood suffered was to Davis as they ended up winning the state title that […]

  • Former OU Coach Billy Tubbs Talks Trae Young

    He led Oklahoma to their first and only national title game appearance so Billy Tubbs knows a thing or two about basketball and those who play it. And he’s very impressed with freshman phenom Trae Young. And so is the Big 12. The conference named him Big 12 Player of the Week for the second time in three weeks. It’s the first time in Big 12 history that a freshman has won the award two of the first three weeks […]

  • Mike Gundy Offered Huge Job in SEC

    Believe it or not, it was possible Mike Gundy had coached his final game in Stillwater in OSU’s win over Kansas. Pat Jones of the Sports Animal reports that Gundy was offered the head coaching job at Florida last weekend. Gundy subsequently turned down the job. It eventually went to Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen. Mullen was once an offensive coordinator at UF guiding the Gators to two national championships with Tim Tebow. The Midwest City native is about […]

  • Austin Seibert Named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week

    For the 4th time in his career, OU kicker/punter Austin Seibert has been named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts in Oklahoma’s win over West Virginia last Saturday. Seibert drilled a 51 yard field goal right before the half, which was a career long. It was Oklahoma’s longest field goal since 2011. It also happened to be his 11th straight conversion which is the second longest active streak in the country. He also converted eight […]

  • Thunder Lose Another Big Lead/Game

    Oklahoma City has developed a habit of jumping out to big leads only to squander it away. It happened against Sacramento, Boston and San Antonio. The Thunder again found themselves in that position Monday against the Pelicans. OKC jumped out to a 19 point lead against New Orleans only to see it dissipate. Anthony Davis helped the cause by dropping a game high 36 points en route to a 114-107 win. the loss drops OKC to 7-9 on the season. […]

  • 2017 Season A Disappointment For OSU?

    Oklahoma State had a lot of high praise heading into the 2017 football season. The Cowboys were mentioned by numerous publications as a potential Big 12 Champion and College Football Playoff worthy team. Three losses later, is this season considered a disappointment? Especially with Mason Rudolph, James Washington, and a healthy Marcell Ateman returning to achieve big things. Mike Gundy addressed that notion at his weekly press conference.