John Hoover

Week 11 Further Review College Football Picks

Week 11 Further Review College Football Picks

Further Review w Hoover and RewLadies and gentleman, it’s The Don King Show.

DK showed the amateurs how it’s done once more last week, going 5-1 against the spread and 6-0 straight up.

John Hoover turned in another 1-5 week, and Lauren Rew was a respectable 3-3. But they’re now playing for second place behind King.

If you think you can do better, you can win a $25 gift certificate from Billy Sims Barbecue in Jenks. Just text “TULSA” and your picks (against our lines below) to the Envision Imaging text line, 88474. Be the first to send your picks and beat Lauren, Hoover and DK and you win.

Here are our picks for this weekend.




TU at Navy (-1½)

Baylor at OU (-17½)

Texas Tech at OSU (-12½)

LSU at Arkansas (+7)

West Virginia at Texas (-2)

Iowa State at Kansas (+10½)



TU win, OU win/not cover, OSU win/not cover, WVU win/cover, Arkansas win, ISU win/not cover


Navy win/cover, OU win/cover, OSU win/not cover, Texas win, Arkansas win, ISU win/cover

DON KING (5-1)

Navy win/cover, OU win/cover, OSU win/cover, WVU win/cover, Arkansas win, ISU win/cover


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

King 6-0, Rew 4-2, Hoover 3-3


Cumulative ATS: DK 36-24, Rew 26-34, Hoover 24-36

Cumulative straight-up: DK 42-18, Rew 39-21, Hoover 38-22

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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