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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
  • UCO Unveils State of the Art Sports Performance Center

    It’s being called a game changer for UCO athletics, the brand new Sports Performance Center nestled inside Wantland Stadium. The 14 million dollar facility is more than 40 thousand square feet, and has three stories built for success Immediately when you walk in, you’re welcomed by the football office complete with a meeting area for the coaches as well as two different individual meeting rooms for the players and coaches. Right next to that is the head football coach Nick […]

  • Barry Sanders Named OSU Homecoming Grand Marshal

    He’s the most decorated player to ever come through Oklahoma State’s football program. And now he’ll lead the most decorated homecoming in the nation. Barry Sanders has been named Grand Marshal for Oklahoma State’s homecoming celebration which takes place the week of October 21st. It’s capped off with the Cowboys squaring off with Texas on October 27th. Sanders won’t be by himself. His “War Pigs,” his offensive line from the 1988 season will also serve as Grand Marshal’s. The honor […]

  • Year of Transition For Defending State Champs Heritage Hall

    Heritage Hall football is coming off of the most successful run in school history. They’ve lost just two games in four years and earned two state championships during that stretch. However now is a time of transition for the Chargers. The Hall graduates 14 seniors from last season’s state title team. Among those gone are quarterback Blake Adams and receiver and defensive back Chandler Shapard. However, leading rusher from last season, Billy Ross, returns this season for his senior campaign. […]

  • Sooners Host Scrimmage in Elements

    Scrimmage in the rain sounds like an awful sequel to Singing in the Rain, but it wasn’t a movie. It was an actual event. Oklahoma held their first scrimmage of fall camp on Owen Field. Media and fans alike weren’t allowed into the event. Of course the most interesting battle taking place this fall camp is between Austin Kendall and Kyler Murray for the vacant quarterback position. So who has the upper hand? Maybe no one. Sources told that […]

  • Oklahoma State Football’s “Twinning” Pair

    It’s no secret Oklahoma State has to find different play makers this season with Mason Rudolph and James Washington graduating. That was the talk of the team at media day. There’s a lot of names being discussed as candidates at quarterback and wide receiver, but there’s a couple of wide outs that aren’t getting much talk…yet. Tracin and Tylan Wallace are hoping for a breakout 2018. And they’re twins. Tracin is looking for his first chance to take the field, […]

  • QB Battle Underway at Oklahoma

    Oklahoma’s quarterback battle between Austin Kendall and Kyler Murray is officially underway as the Sooners opened practice on Friday. Obviously, no starter was named on day one and there’s no timetable in sight for OU to pick a starting signal caller. Lincoln Riley said, “Don’t have one really, just kind of see how it goes. Obviously if both guys are playing at a similar level than you get closer to the first game and then you start getting up a wall […]

  • Carmelo Anthony Breaks His Silence on Thunder

    Carmelo Anthony didn’t take long to comment on his time with the Thunder. Anthony spoke to ESPN’s Jamele Hill on a variety of topics. At first, Melo said he had no desire to accept a trade or a buyout from OKC. However, after a conversation with his family, he began to change his tune towards both. As for why his time in OKC didn’t work out well, Melo said, “At the end of the day, it wasn’t a good fit. […]

  • Sooners QB Competition Heating Up Between Murray & Kendall

    They’re the most popular guys on campus. And while they’re all smiles at Meet The Sooners, there’s a heated QB battle taking place between Kyler Murray and Austin Kendall. Kyler Murray says, “For me I come in everyday ready to work. And i don’t really pay much attention to the competition deal.” Austin Kendall says, “I’ve been working really hard this summer. So has everybody else. Other quarterbacks and the rest of the team so it’s been going really well […]

  • Lincoln Riley Says OU Defense is Getting “Close” to Elite

    Even before the first practice, the Sooners have been dealt a serious and scary blow on the defensive side of the ball. Lincoln Riley says, “Jalen Redmond found out two or three weeks ago, found a couple of blood clots with him. Jalen’s doing really well now. We feel like it’s something we’re passed but he will miss this season.” But despite the loss of the prized Midwest city prospect, Mike Stoops still says this Sooners defensive line is the […]

  • Cowboys Take Center Stage at Big 12 Football Media Days

    It’s been THE topic of Oklahoma State football this offseason. Not a quarterback battle, but a battle of words about the state of the program between Athletic Director Mike Holder and coach Mike Gundy. Holder made comments to the Pistols Firing Blog that he didn’t think the Cowboys finished high enough in the recruiting rankings. He added that he thinks the coaches need to get out and do a little bit more recruiting to turn the “five stars into seven […]

  • Sooners Bring “Bling” at Big 12 Football Media Days

    It was a trend started by Baker Mayfield, but a tradition OU hopes to carry on each year. Wearing their Big 12 Championship rings at Big 12 Football Media Days. The Sooners sported their massive rings on day one of the annual conference event. Oklahoma brought running back Rodney Anderson, linebacker Kenneth Murray, offensive lineman Ben Powers and defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe to “The Star” in Frisco, Texas. The Sooners were peppered with questions on everything from the rings they […]