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Bill Hancock to speak Saturday before Oklahoma's football game against West Virginia

by Jason Kersey Published: September 4, 2013
Bill Hancock, executive director of the BCS and the College Football Playoff, will speak at OU on Saturday. AP PHOTO
Bill Hancock, executive director of the BCS and the College Football Playoff, will speak at OU on Saturday. AP PHOTO

NORMAN — Bill Hancock, executive director of the BCS and College Football Playoff, will speak at OU on Saturday at 3 p.m., three hours before the Sooners’ Big 12 Conference opener against West Virginia kicks off.

Hancock will talk inside Gaylord Hall, located just west of the football stadium. The session is open to the public and will be streamed live online at http://www.ou.edu/gaylordlive.

Hancock, a 1972 OU journalism graduate, is speaking as part of the Gaylord College’s Centennial, celebrating 100 years of OU journalism education.

He will be the first executive director of the College Football Playoff, the new system to crown a national champion that begins next year.

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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