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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
  • Thursday Night Heroes – Week 4

    Week four of the Thursday Night Heroes kicked off with a pivotal district match up between Clinton and Newcastle. Newcastle was coming off of a huge win over previously unbeaten Blanchard the week before. In 6A, unbeaten Westmoore squared off with Enid. Enid, who is lead by first year head coach Rashaun Woods, was in search of win number one on the season. Finally, Heritage Hall, one of the premiere programs in the state, traveled to Mt. St. Mary to […]

  • Thursday Night Lights – Week 3

    Week three of the high school football season featured four very intriguing match ups. Blanchard and Newcastle squared off yet again. The two have met every season since 1998. The Lions entered the game winners in eight of their last nine against the Racers. Gunnar Gundy looked to lead his unbeaten Stillwater Pioneers to a win over upset minded Southmoore. The Sabercats were looking for win number one on the young season. Moore and Norman squared off with Big 12 […]

  • Oklahoma State Announces 2019-2020 Basketball Schedule

    Big Monday dominates Oklahoma State’s Big 12 slate of games. The Cowboys will be featured three times on ESPN’s marquee night of college hoops. That’s the most since 2013-14 for the Pokes. However, OSU will also be features on ESPN’s new streaming service, ESPN +, ten times next season. The Cowboys open conference play against Co-Big 12 Champions Texas Tech on the road on January 4th. Bedlam is scheduled for February 1st and February 22nd. A full schedule is listed […]

  • Oklahoma Announces 2019-2020 Basketball Schedule

    We’ve known non-conference schedules for quite some time in college hoops. The meat of the schedules were released on Wednesday. Oklahoma will play most of their games on the ESPN family of networks. However three, (Jan. 4th vs Kansas State, January 18th vs. TCU, and January 29th at Kansas State) will all be played on the new ESPN Plus streaming service. The Sooners open up conference play on the 4th at home against Co-Big 12 Champions Kansas State. OU’s full […]

  • Carl Albert Names Stadium After Legendary Coach Gary Rose

    Carl Albert has a historic football lineage. Players like J.D. Runnels, J.T. Realmuto, and Daytawion Lowe were molded by that program. A program headed by Gary Rose. A legend. Rose won ten state championships. If you played four years for the Titans, you won at least one championship in your high school career. His track record speaks for itself. And the school thought so too. Thursday the school named their stadium after Gary Rose. An honor he says he doesn’t […]

  • Thursday Night Heroes – Week 2

    Week two of the Thursday Night Heroes proved to be quite unique. There were a few games, but the ones that were played were action packed. Choctaw traveled to Lawton Eisenhower to take on the Eagles and left with a 50-25 win. In other action, weather played a big factor. Yukon and Moore moved kickoff up an hour. OKC schools Northwest Classen and Putnam Heights had their game cancelled at halftime. However, the highlights in the video above don’t disappoint!

  • Thursday Night Lights – Week 1

    Week one of the Thursday Night Lights featured a pair of pivotal, but fun match ups. The Crosstown Clash featuring Norman vs. Norman North played it’s annual Thursday night contest. Just how big was the showdown? San Francisco 49ers Tight End George Kittle, a Norman high grad, and Cincinnati Bengals Linebacker Jordan Evans, a Norman North grad, each recorded messages for their schools which was played on the video board at OU where the game was played. Meanwhile, defending state […]

  • Holgorsen, Hurts and How The Two Almost Teamed Up

    Houston head coach Dana Holgorsen has wasted no time giving Oklahoma plenty of bulletin board material ahead of their season opener on September 1st. First Holgorsen stated that his team was planning on coming back from Norman with a win at an event. He followed that up by poking a little bit of fun at Lincoln Riley’s emoji depth chart heading into the season. Riley brushed it off by saying it was because there were still some spots being decided […]

  • OSU Loses Cowboy Back Boomer for 2019 Season

    One of Oklahoma State’s more impressive freshman, Grayson Boomer, will miss the 2019 season with a torn ACL. The injury occurred last week in practice while Boomer was on the scout team. The injury was first reported by Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World. Boomer had worked his way to third on the depth chart this off-season. That despite being a freshman. The Collinsville native trailed only Jelani Woods and Logan Carter on that chart. Boomer, who signed with OSU […]

  • UCO Looks to Break Out in 2019

    The University of Central Oklahoma is looking for a breakout season in 2019. That after going 8-4 in each of the last two seasons. Both of those seasons produced bowl wins for the Bronchos. On offense, UCO has a wealth of talent. Especially with the quarterbacks. The Bronchos could theoretically play four quarterbacks this fall. And the coaching staff would be ok with each and every one of them taking snaps. Chandler Garrett, Keats Calhoon, Will Collins and newcomer Brandon […]

  • OU Adds Clemson Grad Transfer Jackson

    There’s a literal safety dance going on in Norman. OU has added Clemson safety grad transfer Austin Jackson to the roster. Jackson hasn’t seen much action with the Tigers playing in just four games over the last two seasons. Riley said he hadn’t been around Jackson much yet, but they were intrigued enough with him to bring him on board. He added that Jackson looks the part. Jackson began his career at East Tennessee State before sitting out in 2016 […]

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