Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma’s News 4’s Sports Director.

Brian has been at KFOR since 1990, when he was a production assistant at News Channel 4. He was a sports anchor and reporter from 1992 to 2015, and was the weekend sports anchor from 1996 to 2015.

Brian is a lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City area, and grew up watching Channel 4 before becoming part of the KFOR family.

Before coming to KFOR, he was an intern at WWLS and was sports director at KGOU Radio.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring.
He is a three-time finalist for Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year, and 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.

Recent Articles
  • Cowboys Welcome Back Alum Barry Hinson to Coaching Staff

    Oklahoma State announced Tuesday they have added Barry Hinson as an analyst to their men’s basketball coaching staff. Hinson is a 1983 OSU graduate and has been a head coach at Oral Roberts, Missouri State, and  Southern Illinois. He was also on Bill Self’s staff at Kansas for four seasons. “We are excited to welcome coach Hinson and his wife, Angie, back to Stillwater,”head coach Mike Boynton said. “There are very few people whose passion for Oklahoma State basketball is […]

  • Several Former State Standouts Drafted by XFL

    The XFL held its first draft on Tuesday, and eight players who played at either Oklahoma or Oklahoma State were picked among the eight teams in the league. The Dallas Renegades are coached by former Sooner coach Bob Stoops and they were “assigned” former OU quarterback Landry Jones. Eight quarterbacks were all assigned to a specific team, apart from the separate drafts, which were divided into three separate drafts:  skill players, offensive line, and defensive front. The Renegades drafted former […]

  • Sooners to Wear Rough Rider Alternate Uniforms vs. West Virginia

    Oklahoma’s football team will wear their alternate “Rough Rider” uniforms when they host West Virginia for Homecoming on Saturday at 11:00 am. It will be the first time this season OU has won their alternate uniforms. It’s the second year in a row and the fifth time in the last six seasons the Sooners will have worn them against the Mountaineers. Rough Riders Saturday.#OUDNA — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) October 15, 2019

  • Trio of Sooners Earns Big 12 Honors

    Three Oklahoma players earned Big 12 weekly awards for their performances in a 34-27 win over Texas on Saturday in Dallas. OU wide receiver CeeDee Lamb is the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week. Lamb had 10 catches for 171 yards and three touchdowns against the Longhorns. Lamb’s 10 catches tied the most by an OU receiver against Texas, while his three TD’s matched a career high. It’s Lamb’s first career Big 12 weekly honor. OU linebacker Kenneth Murray […]

  • Gundy Excited About Homecoming After Off Weekend

    Oklahoma State’s football team is back on the field this Saturday to host Baylor at 3:00 pm for Homecoming in Stillwater. The Cowboys were off last weekend for the first time this season and Gundy says it was a great time for his team to get a break.  

  • Riley Says Sooners, Hurts Can Be Even Better

    Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley said Monday even after a big win over Texas, the Sooners can still be a lot better. Riley was also asked at his weekly news conference if quarterback Jalen Hurts may have bonded even more with his OU teammates after the win over the Longhorns.  

  • Big 12 Sets Kickoffs for Oct. 26 Games

    The Big 12 Conference announced kickoff times and television information for games to be played on October 26. Oklahoma will play its fifth straight game at 11:00 am, as the Sooners visit Kansas State in a game televised on ABC. Oklahoma State will play at Iowa State in a game set for a 2:30 kickoff on FS1.  

  • Kenneth Murray Leads OU Defense in Win Over Texas

    Oklahoma junior linebacker Kenneth Murray spearheaded the OU defense’s effort against Texas in the Sooners’ 34-27 win on Saturday. Murray had five tackles, two for a loss and a sack in the win, in which Oklahoma tied a school record with nine sacks and held Texas to just three first half points. Nate Feken reports from Dallas.

  • Lamb Roars to National Honors After Big Game vs. Texas

    Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb was named on Sunday the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week for his play against Texas. Lamb had 10 catches, tying the most ever for a Sooner against Texas, for 171 yards and matched his career best with three touchdown catches.  

  • Hurts’ Teammates Say He’s Ready for OU-Texas

    Saturday’s Oklahoma-Texas game at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas will mark the 91st straight year the two teams have met there in the regular season. For OU quarterback Jalen Hurts, it will be his first and only OU-Texas game. He’s quite familiar with storied rivalries, though, having played in the Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn.

  • Former Sooner Pitcher Ricketts on Making U.S. Olympic Team

    Former OU pitcher Keilani Ricketts was officially introduced as a member of the 2020 U.S. Olympic Softball Team on Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Ricketts is one of three replacement players to the main 15-player roster. She got the news she had made the team while attending church Sunday morning. Softball returns to the Olympics next summer in Tokyo after being eliminated from the Olympic program after the 2008 games.

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