Will Kunkel

Will Kunkel

Sports Director

Will Kunkel comes to Fox 26 Houston after 5 years at FOX 46 Charlotte. Will helped launch FOX Charlotte’s nightly sports show, Charlotte Sports Live, and is the co-anchor of the Panthers pre- and post-game shows Black and Blue Kickoff Live, which airs regionally on all Nexstar stations, and the station’s weekly NASCAR show Around the Track.

Will has emceed and spoken at several prominent sporting events including the Johnny Bench Award. Will created and launched his own podcast, A Relatable Journey, where he talks to public figures, primarily athletes, about their journey with God.

Will grew up in New Canaan, CT, and studied at St. Lawrence University before earning his Masters at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern.

Will got married in June 2021 to his wife Hanna. You wouldn’t expect it, since he’s a ‘sports guy’ but he loves Broadway.

Follow Will on Twitter @WillKunkelFOX and Instagram @WillKunkel

The latest from Will Kunkel

Houston’s Jamal Shead named top 10 candidate for Bob Cousy award

The University of Houston senior point guard, Jamal Shead has been named one of the Top 10 candidates for the prestigious Bob Cousy Award, presented by the Naismith Basketball of Fame. The announcement was made on Monday, highlighting Shead's outstanding contributions during the 2023-24 season.

10 best seasons in Houston Texans history, according to Stacker

After beating the Titans last Sunday by a margin of 26 points to 3, the Houston Texans are on a high right now following their win. The online news source, Stacker, has compiled a list of the best seasons in Houston Texans history, detailing the number of wins and records during each season.

Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans Highlights, score

Happy New Year's Eve! Texans fans will be able to see the team face off against Titans fans as part of the Week 17 matchup. The Houston Texans play the Tennessee Titans at NRG stadium at 12:00 Central on New Year's Eve.

Houston Texans vs. Cleveland Browns: Highlights, score

It's gonna be a big week in 2023 for the NFL with intense matchups and playoff-ready games. Today's Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans game has the potential to be one of the most intense games of the week.

Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans Highlights, score

Earlier this week, the Titans clinched a thrilling victory over the Miami Dolphins, while the Texans unexpectedly lost to the New York Jets on the road in a tough game. In week 15, the Houston Texans will play the Tennessee Titans at 12:00pm Central time.