Media notes: Brian Bosworth to be featured in ESPN documentary

Texas Crew Productions is working on a film on former OU linebacker ‘The Boz’
by Mel Bracht Published: August 21, 2014
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photo - SPRING FOOTBALL GAME: Former OU players Brian Bosworth, right, and  Tony Casillas watch during the University of Oklahoma's Red-White college football game at The Gaylord Family -- Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, April 11, 2009. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD
SPRING FOOTBALL GAME: Former OU players Brian Bosworth, right, and Tony Casillas watch during the University of Oklahoma's Red-White college football game at The Gaylord Family -- Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, April 11, 2009. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD

“The Boz,” who is back in the spotlight on Dish Network’s “Back to College” ad campaign, also will be featured in an ESPN documentary. Texas Crew Productions, of Austin, Texas, is producing a documentary on former OU linebacker Brian Bosworth, a two-time All-American known for his flamboyant personality. Producers declined further comment because the project has not been announced by ESPN.

The production company has conducted several interviews in Oklahoma, and former OU radio voice John Brooks said he has provided audio from his broadcasts calls in the 1984, 1985 and 1986 seasons.

GOTTLIEB’S RADIO SHOW TO BE SIMULCAST

Beginning Monday, Doug Gottlieb’s afternoon show from CBS Sports Radio will be simulcast on CBS Sports Network, with a new set at the CBS Sports Radio studios in New York City. After living two years in Orange County, Calif., Gottlieb said he has moved his family back to Connecticut, where he will commute to New York. The show, which airs 2-5 p.m. CDT, features national sports talk, interviews with current and former sports pesonalities and listener phone calls.

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by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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