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.


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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