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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
  • Sooners Smack Kansas State 38-17

    No that’s no mistake. Former Oklahoma and current Texas A&M quarterback Trevor Knight in attendance to watch his former team and twin brother take on Kansas State. Oklahoma got the ball the start the game against Kansas State with no Dede Westbrook in the starting lineup. However, Westbrook missed just two snaps before he made his debut catching a slant from Baker Mayfield. That drive resulted in a 25 yard touchdown from Baker Mayfield to Samaje Perine. The Sooners had […]

  • Westbrook, Perine Propel Sooners Over Texas

    Baker Mayfield entered the Cotton Bowl for his second Red River Showdown in a walking boot. That fueled speculation about his availability for the game. However he trotted out there with the offense to open the game and led the Sooners down the field. It resulted in a missed Austin Seibert 49 yard field goal. The Sooners would force a three and out, and turn it over on a Baker Mayfield interception. OU didn’t get any favors on their next […]

  • Cowboys Sneak Past Iowa State

    Oklahoma State looked to pick up their second straight win as they squared off with Iowa State. The Cyclones took an early 3-0 lead on a Cole Netten 35 yard field goal. OSU would get on the board next though when Mason Rudolph connected with Jhajuan Seales on a 33 yard touchdown, the Pokes had a 7-3 lead. Iowa State responded with a three yard Jacob Park touchdown to Allen Lazard. Cyclones had a 10-7 advantage. However, defense would help […]

  • Friday Night Heroes, Week 6

    Week 6 of the Friday Night Heroes featured two of the best offenses in the state going head to head. Could Southmoore outperform an unbeaten Norman North squad? Class 5A featured a giant showdown between Lawton MacArthur and Del City. Plus, an age old rivalry between Putnam City West and Putnam City saw a huge streak come to an end. Those games and more in the video above.

  • OU Linebacker Tay Evans’ Career is Over

    Oklahoma redshirt sophomore linebacker Tay Evans’ football career is over. Sooners head coach Bob Stoops made the announcement at his weekly press conference Monday. Evans is being forced to quit playing football due to concussions. He’s been offered a spot on the coaching staff as a student coach. However, it’s unclear if he will accept the position. As for his scholarship at the school, Evans is being placed on a medical scholarship. That means his financial aid with the school […]

  • Baylor Claws Past Oklahoma State 35-24

    Oklahoma State traveled to Baylor in search of their first win in Waco since 2009. It didn’t get off to a good start for the Cowboys. The Bears took the opening drive 75 yards in 1:38 which was capped off by a 23 yard touchdown run by Terence Williams. Baylor didn’t even get a chance to kick the extra point. Seconds later, the game was delayed due to lightning in the immediate area. Baylor made this announcement saying the game […]

  • Ohio State leads Oklahoma 45-24 in the 4th

    After an hour and a half delay, Oklahoma and Ohio State kicked off with the Sooners receiving the football. An impressive drive by OU ended with Austin Seibert missing a 27 yard field goal. The Buckeyes struck first though, Curtis Samuel scrambled 36 yards for a touchdown late in the first quarter to five Ohio State a 7-0 lead. On the ensuing drive, on 4th down, Ohio State’s Jalen Holmes tipped a Baker Mayfield pass, Jerome Baker intercepted it and […]

  • Oklahoma State Prevails 45-38 Over Pittsburgh

    The biggest question surrounding Oklahoma State entering their contest with Pitt was how would the Cowboys rebound after that stunning loss to Central Michigan. With running back Chris Carson sidelined with a hand injury from the game against the Chippewas, the Cowboys showed no hangover from last week’s losing effort. Mason Rudolph connected with James Washington on a 92 yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game to give OSU a quick 7-0. However, Quadry Henderson of Pitt […]

  • Sooners/Cowboys hope to stripe their stadiums on Saturday

    There are a couple of marquee college football match ups this weekend for OU and OSU. Both programs are hoping to take their home field advantages to new levels. The Sooners and Cowboys both hope to “Stripe the Stadium” with their fans. Oklahoma has released this diagram telling fans what color to wear by section for their showdown with Ohio State. Oklahoma State hosts Pittsburgh and also plans on trying to stripe Boone Pickens Stadium orange and white.

  • Big 12/MAC suspend officials from CMU-OSU game

    STILLWATER, Okla. – The fallout from the Central Michigan-Oklahoma State game in Stillwater continued on Sunday. The Big 12 announced they’ve suspended the replay crew in charge of Saturday’s game for two games. Big 12 head of officials Walt Anderson released this statement: “The crew missed an opportunity to advise the MAC officiating crew of the misapplication of the penalty giving CMU an untimed down that resulted in its game-winning touchdown. NCAA rules permit instant replay to correct egregious errors and […]

  • Yasiel Puig Meets Media Before OKC Dodger Home Debut

    Oklahoma City Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig met the media Friday in preparation for his home debut. The Cuban native used translator Juan Sainz to talk with the large group at The Brick. Puig was demoted last week to the triple A club after being hampered by injuries and teammate issues during his time with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Puig hit on a variety of topics including his demotion, his now infamous snapchat video, and why he already likes Oklahoma City.