Professional Bull Riders In Tulsa This Weekend

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 5:53 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- Four Oklahomans will lead the way as the Professional Bull Riders nationally-televised Built Ford Tough Series returns to the BOK Center Friday and Saturday.

Three Oklahoma riders, L.J. Jenkins, Austin Meier and Ryan McConnel are all ranked in the top 10. A fourth, Ryan Dirteater of Hulbert, returned to BFTS action two weeks ago for the first time since March.

Cousins Meier of Kinta and Jenkins of Porum, are ranked fifth and sixth, respectively, while McConnel of Atoka is ranked ninth.

Six in the Morning Anchor LeAnne Taylor interviewed Austin Meier on Thursday. Watch the video above.

The action starts at 8 p.m. Friday and at 7 p.m. Saturday. It's the 22nd stop on the tour that began at Madison Square Garden.

Champions will be crowned October 26-30 in Las Vegas.