An OU beat writer’s journey from the press box to the pulpit

An OU beat writer’s journey from the press box to the pulpit

The Berry Tramel Show: George Schroeder was a long-time college football writer, including an award-winning stint covering the Oklahoma Sooners. He’s now a Baptist minister, but his gridiron passion remains.

Sellout Crowd Network

By Sellout Crowd Network

| Jan 5, 2024, 11:30am CST

Sellout Crowd Network

By Sellout Crowd Network

Jan 5, 2024, 11:30am CST

George Schroeder is a college football aficionado and a Baptist minister, with deep Oklahoma roots. Schroeder joins the Berry Tramel Show to talk about his days covering the Sooners, why he likes Washington in the national championship game and why he has traded in the press box for the pulpit. 

Among the topics discussed:

1:56: George’s family falling in love with Oklahoma

7:15ish: Covering the 2000 Sooners

8:25ish: Learning the lesson Bob Stoops learned

9:14: The Bedlam rivalry

14:00ish: The Washington Huskies

16:51: Being called to ministry

Berry Tramel can be reached on Twitter/X, Instagram or via email at [email protected].

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove

Creative Director: Michael Lane

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