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PODCAST: Sooners legend Uwe von Schamann stops by Further Review to relive his famous 1977 kick to beat Ohio State

PODCAST: Sooners legend Uwe von Schamann stops by Further Review to relive his famous 1977 kick to beat Ohio State
Uwe von Schamann uncorks the game-winning kick at Ohio State in 1977. It's widely regarded as one of the most exciting plays in college football history, and may be just as infamous for what von Schamann did with his hands as for what he did with his feet.

Uwe von Schamann uncorks the game-winning kick at Ohio State in 1977 out of Bud Hebert’s hold. It’s widely regarded as one of the most exciting plays in college football history, and may be just as infamous for what von Schamann did with his hands before the kick as for what he did with his feet. (PHOTO: SoonerSports.com)

Sooners legend Uwe von Schamann, who kicked a dramatic 41-yard field goal to beat Ohio State in 1977, visited with Further Review with Hoover and Rew on Wednesday to talk about The Kick, his place in OU lore and what he’s doing these days. To listen to the interview, click the “play” button below.

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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