John Hoover

Franchise Drive recap for Aug. 15, 2019

Franchise Drive recap for Aug. 15, 2019

What’s up with the QB competition at Tulsa? Where are OSU’s pitfalls on the 2019 schedule? And do Bill Bedenbaugh and Alex Grinch already have their starting fives selected? All that and more in tonight’s Short Drive, my video recap of tonight’s Franchise Drive on 107.7 The Franchise in OKC, 107.9 The Franchise Tulsa:

John Hoover
@JohnEHoover

John Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he was co-host of "Further Review" and "The Franchise Drive." Now he's The Franchise college football insider: Oklahoma's state Heisman rep, a voter in the FWAA Super 16 poll, an FWAA media access liaison, and a Big 12 writer at Sporting News and Lindy's preseason magazine. In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist and won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

More in John Hoover

John E. Hoover: Will a better Sam Ehlinger offset OSU’s two-headed monster and end the Cowboys’ win streak?

John E. HooverSeptember 18, 2019

Sporting News: After the Big 12’s big week, is the once-beleaguered conference finally catching up?

John E. HooverSeptember 18, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Lincoln Riley, Alex Grinch and the Sooners defense discuss UCLA, the open date and more

John E. HooverSeptember 17, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Brady Trantham and John Hoover talk all things Sooners football in Episode 11 of The Franchise “Inside OU” podcast

John E. HooverSeptember 17, 2019

John E. Hoover: In a game replete with dazzling offensive numbers, it was OSU’s defense that prevailed

John E. HooverSeptember 14, 2019

The Franchise