Media notebook: Tyler Media announces lineup for 107.7 The Franchise

Tyler Media has announced the lineup for its news sports station, 107.7 The Franchise, which plans to launch at 2 p.m. Monday. It includes three former Sports Animal radio network personalities, Mike Steely, Lump (Jay Lynch) and Sam Mayes.
by Mel Bracht Published: August 24, 2013
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Tyler Media has announced the lineup for its news sports station, 107.7 The Franchise, which plans to launch at 2 p.m. Monday. It includes three former Sports Animal radio network personalities, Mike Steely, Lump (Jay Lynch) and Sam Mayes.

The lineup:

5:30-9 a.m.: “The Show” with Steely, Lump and John Rohde. Rohde, who worked as a sports reporter and columnist for The Oklahoman for 26 years, joins two former Morning Animal personalities.

9-11 a.m.: “The Mid-Day Mayes” with Sam Mayes, a former OSU offensive lineman.

11 a.m.-3 p.m.: “The G-Men” with Kelly Gregg and Erik Gee. Gregg is a former OU and NFL defensive lineman. Gee, an OU and Norman High School graduate, has 16 years of sports broadcasting experience, the past 12 years in Albuquerque, N.M.

3-7 p.m.: “Casillas & Company” with Tony Casillas and David Garrett. Casillas is a former OU and NFL defensive lineman. Garrett, a former radio voice of the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints, is the current UCO play-by-play announcer.

The Franchise will be the flagship station for OU sports, including airing Bob Stoops' press conference at 12:05 p.m. Mondays and the coaches shows. Other programming includes NFL games on Sunday, Monday and Thursday nights. The night time talent lineup will vary.

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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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