NORMAN — Sooner Sports TV will broadcast the OU Spring Game presented by U.S. Fleet Tracking on Saturday, April 13, live on FOX Sports Southwest and FOX College Sports. A full four hours of coverage will begin with a pregame show at noon from the Big Boomer BBQ. Jessica Coody will host alongside special guests Chuck Long, J.D. Runnels and Tony Casillas.
Kickoff for the game is slated for 2 p.m., with continuing coverage including postgame reaction airing until 4 p.m. (time permitting). Chad McKee and Joel Klatt will call the contest with commentary and analysis from Long, Runnels and Casillas. Additional coverage will also be available on SoonerSports.com and SoonerSports.TV.
Advance tickets are currently available for $10 online or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office by calling (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at (800) 456-4668. Gates open at 12:30 p.m.
The Sooner Sports Radio Network will begin its pregame show at 1 p.m. Toby Rowland will call the action with analysis from longtime OU Football assistant Merv Johnson. Chris Plank will provide reports from the sidelines while Dusty Dvoracek and Teddy Lehman provide additional analysis, including postgame interviews. The radio broadcast will also be available on Sirius 123 and XM 200.
Prior to the Spring Game, fans are invited to attend the second annual Big Boomer Barbeque, which will be held immediately north of Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in the Brooks Street parking lot located near McCasland Field House.
A total of 1,000 tickets will be available for fans wishing to enjoy barbeque from several local vendors, plus chips and a beverage for only $10. No advance tickets will be sold. Vendors currently scheduled to participate include Head Country, Smokin’ Okies, Rudy’s and Homeland/Red River Ranch (cooked by Kingfisher Kookers). Gates will open for the Big Boomer Barbeque at 10 a.m. with food service beginning at noon.