Chris Plank Named Sideline Reporter For Oklahoma Football
July 1, 2011 at 4:55 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL Sports KTBZ-A (AM 1430 THE BUZZ) and KAKC-A (AM 1300 THE BUZZ)/TULSA PD CHRIS PLANK has been named as sideline reporter for OKLAHOMA UNIVERSITY football. PLANK joins new play-by-play voice TOBY ROWLAND and veteran analyst MERV JOHNSON on the radio broadcasts; PLANK is taking the slot formerly held by ROWLAND, and will also host the pre-game show and post-game interviews.
"I am beyond humbled for this opportunity," said PLANK. "I have so much respect for (coach) BOB STOOPS and SOONER Football. After working the Spring Game it felt natural to work with TOBY and I am excited to be a part of his first year as the Voice of the SOONERS.
"I can't describe the amount of energy and hard work I'm going to put into this. SOONER Fans deserve the best it means a lot to me to be a part of the broadcast crew."
"CHRIS has worked for us on various broadcasts and obviously we've known about his work in TULSA and his national appearances with FOX," said SOONER Athletics Department spokesman KENNY MOSSMAN. "He'll be an asset with a good presence on the air and professional delivery. We're also excited to add a broadcaster from the TULSA market. There are thousands of SOONER fans in and around TULSA so it's exciting for us to bring someone from that part of the state to our network."