John Hoover

Week 9 Further Review College Football Picks

Week 9 Further Review College Football Picks

Further Review w Hoover and RewDon King maintained his lead in the Further Review College Football Picks and is now considering starting his own 900-number betting service.

As the college football season hits its final month, King’s 3-3 last week was enough to keep a five-game cushion between himself and Lauren Rew, who was 4-2 last week, and John Hoover, who also went 3-3.

Hoover did pull off Further Review’s first 6-0 week straight up, though it didn’t help much: King and Rew were both 5-1.

Surely you can do better.

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.




KU at OU (-40 1/2)
WVU at OSU (+3 1/2)
TU at Memphis (-6 1/2)
Texas Tech at TCU (-9)
Clemson at Florida State (+4 1/2)
Baylor at Texas (+3 1/2)



OU 51-21, WVU 31-20, TU 40-37, Baylor 48-35, TCU 55-48, Clemson 35-28


OU 52-17, WVU 34-27, Memphis 28-20, Baylor 48-35, Texas Tech 42-35, Clemson 28-21


OU 51-10, WVU 38-24, Memphis 35-31, Texas 35-28, TCU 42-31, Florida State 24-18


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

Hoover 6-0, Rew 5-1, King 5-1


Cumulative ATS: DK 27-21, Rew 22-26, Hoover 21-27

Cumulative straight-up: DK 34-14, Rew 32-16, Hoover 32-16


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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