John Hoover

Further Review Week 8 College Football Picks

Further Review Week 8 College Football Picks

Further Review w Hoover and RewMaybe that’s why they call him King.

Don King had another strong week both against the spread and straight up while his Franchise Tulsa co-hosts continued playing amateur hour.

DK was 4-2 against the number and 5-1 straight up last week, widening the gap between himself and John Hoover (2-4) and Lauren Rew (1-5).

Now it’s your turn.

Text your picks (using the betting lines below) into the Envision Imaging text line and win a $25 gift certificate to Billy Sims Barbecue in Jenks! Type “Tulsa” and your six winners against the spread; the first contestant to beat all three of us wins!



OSU at Kansas (+23 ½)

Tulane at Tulsa (-10 ½)

Oklahoma at Texas Tech (+14)

Texas A&M at Alabama (-18)

Texas at Kansas State (-1 ½)

TCU at West Virginia (-6)



OSU 38-17, TU 40-28, OU 59-42, Bama 30-17, KSU 30-24, WVU 44-35


OSU 48-24, TU 38-27, OU 45-30, 41-21, Texas 28-27, WVU 40-33


OSU 51-27, TU 35-24, OU 42-27, Bama 33-24, Texas 30-28, WVU 38-30


King 4-2, Hoover 2-4, Rew 1-5

King 5-1, Rew 3-3, Hoover 3-3


Cumulative ATS: DK 24-18, Rew 18-24, Hoover 18-24

Cumulative straight-up: DK 29-13, Rew 27-15, Hoover 26-16



John Hoover

Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he's now co-host of "Further Review" on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . 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. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover 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.

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