Virtual Chalk Talk

Virtual Chalk Talk


Get to know FC Tulsa Goalkeeper, Bryan Byars!


BASC and FC Tulsa are partnering to offer our coaches, parents and players the exclusive opportunity to chat with FC Tulsa Goal Keeper, Brian Byars. This is a great interactive virtual opportunity to get to know the Oklahoma Native and learn about his career.


There is no fee to attend, but you must register ahead of time here:


Date & Time of Talk:
Thursday, May 28, 2020 @ 6pm






Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6-2
Born: October 2, 1991 
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
College: University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (OK)
Previous Club: OKC Energy FC




Byars returned to Tulsa on January 10, 2020, following a two-season stint with rivals OKC Energy FC, where spent the 2018 and 2019 USL Championship seasons. He made 10 USL Championship appearances in the two seasons he spent with the Oklahoma City side. He made two appearances last year with Energy FC, both starts, as he served the 2019 season as the Energy’s backup keeper.

In 2017 Byars made the jump to Tulsa and the USL Championship, making eight starts and 24 saves, a 60 save pct, and securing one clean sheet as a part of the squad that made the USL Championship playoffs.

The 28-year-old is an Oklahoman through and through, growing up in the state and playing his entire professional career in either Oklahoma City or Tulsa, beginning in the NASL with Rayo OKC. He made two starts in his first season of professional soccer, making four saves and earning a clean sheet.

He played four seasons at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) in Chickasha, where he holds the school records for shutouts (31) and career wins (46).