Longtime OU broadcaster Mike Treps dies

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NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahomans are remembering the man who filled the airwaves for decades.

Mike Treps, the longtime University of Oklahoma radio voice and sports information director, died Tuesday at the age of 81.

Treps served as sports director for WKY-TV (now KFOR-TV) for seven years.

He began his career at OU in 1972 as the director of media information.

Treps served in that position until he was named sports information director at OU in 1979.

Six years later, Treps became the play-by-play announcer for Sooner football games from 1973-1973, and color analyst from 1979-1991 on an Oklahoma City radio station.

Treps spent 24 seasons as a member of the OU Football radio broadcast team and the voice of Oklahoma Baseball for 17 years.

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