WATCH: Can Gov. Kevin Stitt save Bedlam? Would he?

WATCH: Can Gov. Kevin Stitt save Bedlam? Would he?

The Berry Tramel Show: Gov. Kevin Stitt says Florida has a state law requiring the Gators and Seminoles to play football, and while that’s enticing to fans who want Bedlam preserved, he also understands the motivation behind the rivalry going on hiatus.

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

| Nov 13, 2023, 1:15pm CST

Berry Tramel

By Berry Tramel

Nov 13, 2023, 1:15pm CST

Gov. Kevin Stitt was a high school football player of some note in Norman. Now he’s mostly a fan and even joined in the OSU locker room Bedlam celebration. Stitt says the lessons he learned on the high school gridiron reverberate to this day, and he even shares a crazy story from middle school in which he beat the opposing kicker to the ball on a field-goal attempt. The governor and I talked about all that and more on this week’s episode of The Berry Tramel Show.

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Berry Tramel is a 45-year veteran of Oklahoma journalism, having spent 13 years at the Norman Transcript and 32 years at The Oklahoman. He has been named Oklahoma Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. Born and raised in Norman, Tramel grew up reading four newspapers a day and began his career at age 17. His first assignment was the Lexington-Elmore City high school football game, and he’s enjoyed the journey ever since, having covered NBA Finals and Rose Bowls and everything in between. Tramel and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1980 and live in Norman near their daughter, son-in-law and three granddaughters. Tramel can be reached at 405-760-8080 or at [email protected].

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