Dylan Buckingham is a Sports Photojournalist/Reporter for Oklahoma’s News 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 @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
  • Fifth Act: Sooners Win Big 12 Championship in OT Thriller With Baylor

    Since the Big 12 Championship game returned, Oklahoma hasn’t missed one. They tried to make it two straight this season against, Baylor, a team they had their biggest comeback in school history against nearly a month ago. Both teams went three and out on their first possession. Ronnie Perkins and Nik Bonitto forced a sack. On offense, CeeDee Lamb busted off a 71 yard reception on a short pass from Jalen Hurts. Hurts has now passed for more than 9,000 […]

  • Thunder Win Streak Snapped By The Pacers

    OKC played one of their worst games of the season against Indiana early in the season. The Thunder tried to rebound from that against the Pacers at home. Steven Adams got off to a hot start scoring 10 of the Thunder’s first 13 points. Adams didn’t miss a shot the entire night going eight of eight from the field with 20. He was a load inside. OKC built an early lead. In the second, the Pacers started to shine. Former […]

  • OU and OSU Dominate Big 12 Football Awards

    For the first time in 17 years, a running back has won Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year. OSU’s Chuba Hubbard picked up the honor after rushing for 1,936 yards and 21 touchdowns. He’s the seventh Cowboy to take home the honor. Jalen Hurts didn’t go home empty handed. The OU quarterback earned Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the year honors. Hurts, who was second in rushing only behind Hubbard in the Big 12, passed for 3,347 yards, 31 […]

  • Oklahoma’s Top Juniors Square Off in High School Hoops

    Heritage Hall Junior Trey Alexander can go to college anywhere he wants. He and his Chargers had an early season tilt with Ada who also has a player like that. Jaxson Robinson. The Cougar Junior can go anywhere he wants too. The two four star recruits faced off with some big time names in attendance. OSU head coach Mike Boynton, OU assistant coach Carlin Hartman, Arkansas had a representative there, even Thunder forward Darius Bazley was in the house. You […]

  • Sooners 6th in Latest CFB Playoff Rankings

    The good news, Oklahoma has moved up to six in the latest College Football Playoff Rankings. The bad news, they still sit behind Utah in the aforementioned rankings. There was no change in the top four, but Utah jumped to five and OU six after Alabama’s loss in the Iron Bowl. However it’s not a doomsday scenario for OU, by any stretch. As long as LSU beats Georgia in the SEC Championship, Ohio State takes down Wisconsin in the Big […]

  • Roberson Leaving Thunder to Continue Rehab

    No one knows if or when Andre Roberson will play in the NBA again, but it won’t be anytime soon. The Thunder announced Tuesday that Roberson will leave the Thunder to rehab out in Los Angeles in the hopes of a fresh approach to his rehabilitation. Billy Donovan gave a sobering update during practice about Roberson’s recovery saying, “He cannot play because of the discomfort in his knee. He wants to try to do everything he can and that’s why […]

  • Sooners Jump to 7 In College Football Playoff Rankings

    There was a big domino that fell last weekend if the Sooners were going to their fourth straight College Football Playoff. Oregon was dropped by Arizona State effectively crushing their chances in the race for the final four. That meant Oklahoma jumped to 7 with games against Oklahoma State and Baylor remaining. Both of whom appear in the rankings. Utah still has a date with Oregon in the Pac 12 title game. Alabama still has a showdown with Auburn. In […]

  • OU Tight End Grant Calcaterra Retires From Football

    In a three minute long video posted to his twitter account, OU Tight End Grant Calcaterra announced he’s retiring from football due to concussions. Calcaterra says in the video that he suffered his most recent concussion a few weeks ago during practice. He last played October 5th against Kansas. Calcaterra wrote himself into Oklahoma lore by making a one handed catch against Texas in the end zone for a touchdown in the Big 12 Championship game in 2018. The So-Cal […]

  • OSU QB Spencer Sanders Undergoes Thumb Surgery

    Oklahoma’s News Four learned Monday that OSU QB Spencer Sanders has undergone thumb surgery ahead of the Cowboys game against West Virginia. News was first reported by ESPN’s Dusty Dvoracek. Sanders hurt his hand early in the second quarter of OSU’s 31-13 win over Kansas. Sanders did stay in the game to throw a touchdown pass to Dillon Stoner before being taken out. Sanders was asked about the injury after the game, but clearly didn’t know the severity of the […]

  • OU’s Grinch Nominated For Broyles Award

    First year Oklahoma Defensive Coordinator Alex Grinch has been nominated for the Broyles Award. The award is given to the best assistant coach in college football. Grinch joins Baylor Defensive Coordinator Phil Snow and Iowa State Offensive Coordinator Tom Manning as the only other coaches nominated for the award in the Big 12. The Sooners had one of the worst defenses in college football last season. Right now OU has the 41st ranked defense in the country. The nominees will […]

  • OSU To Wear Military Inspired Uniforms vs. Kansas

    Veteran’s Day is Monday, but Oklahoma State will extend their celebration of the holiday. The Cowboys announced Sunday they will wear uniforms that honor different forms of the military. One sleeve will feature an American flag while the other features the Oklahoma State crest for their ROTC program. There will be no names on the uniforms. Each jersey will say Cowboy Batallion. The gray color scheme is meant to honor the the evasive aesthetics used on military. The front of […]

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