Utah defeats Colorado State in Las Vegas Bowl

The Pac 12 is in the win column as the Power 5 West Coast rep blasted the best the Mountain West has to offer for a second straight season as Utah downs Colorado State 45-10. MarkRogersTV recaps the rout and looks ahead to 2015 for both programs as Travis Wilson looks to hold off all challengers at quarterback after a solid bowl showing (17 for 26, 158 Pass Yards, 91 Rush Yards, 3 Total TD). Devontae Booker has a decision to make after running past the Rams for 162 yards and a score. The Junior may opt for the NFL after racking up over 1600 yards rushing. The Utes also lose defensive standout Nate Orchard (20 TFL, 17.5 Sacks) and special teams playmaker Kaelin Clay, but bring back most of an outstanding defense and leading receiver Kenneth Scott (48 Rec). Mark also sizes up Colorado State's 2015 challenges without Head Coach Jim McElwain and QB Garrett Grayson (32 TD).

Utah State defeats UTEP to win New Mexico Bowl

Utah State is solid. The Aggies are tough, poised, and fundamentally sound. USU proved it once again with a 21-6 win over UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl. MarkRogersTV reviews how the Aggies dominated the game and the Miners inability to get stars Jameill Showers and Aaron Jones going. More importantly, Mark looks ahead to 2015 personnel and schedules

Jim Harbaugh to Michigan?

Michigan is waving money and loyalty at Jim Harbaugh. Will the 49ers Head Coach be swayed? Joshua Henshcke of SB Nation's MaizeenBrew.com joins MarkRogersTV for an insightful discussion on the game changing nature of this hire for Michigan and the Big Ten, what is factoring into Harbaugh's decision and the state of Michigan Football

Quick Lane Bowl Preview / Rutgers-North Carolina

Count Year 1 in the Big Ten as a solid success for Rutgers following the Scarlet Knights historic 25-point comeback win over Maryland to finish the regular season at 7-5. Kevin Recio of SB Nation's OntheBanks.com joins MarkRogersTV to put the victory over the Knights' designated Big Ten rival into context and break down Gary Nova, Leonte Carroo and company in what appears to be a shootout vs Marquise Williams, Ryan Switzer and UNC

Holiday Bowl Preview / USC-Nebraska

9-3 doesn't tell the story in a forgettable season in Lincoln. On 12/29, Nebraska can salvage something from 2014 when the Huskers meet USC in a matchup of traditional powers at the Holiday Bowl. Brian Towle of SB Nation's CornNation.com joins MarkRogersTV to discuss Mike Riley's role in bowl preparation, Husker mindset and personnel breakdowns vs a ton of Trojan talent

Russell Athletic Bowl Preview - Oklahoma-Clemson

A dissappointing season in Norman ends in Orlando and a date with Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Matt Hofeld of SB Nation's CrimsonandCreamMachine.com to talk Oklahoma personnel for the matchup against the Tigers with a glimpse ahead to 2015. Matt evaluates the skill position players on offense as well as the defensive secondary. Matt and Mark also discuss the Sooners' collective incentive and mindset in a less than desired bowl for a team that kicked off 2014 at #4 in the country

Pac 12 Championship Game / Oregon defeats Arizona

Arizona is no Stanford. Arizona is no Oregon. The Ducks are the class of the Pac 12. MarkRogersTV outlines a dominant Oregon display in the Pac 12 Championship Game and speculates on whether this defense and power running with Royce Freeman (21 carries, 114 yards) leading the way, is sturdy enough for the other National Title contenders

SEC Championship Preview - Alabama-Missouri

The point spread doesn't indicate as much, but it is the SEC Championship Game this weekend in Atlanta when #1 Alabama faces Missouri. Ben George of Tide991.com joins MarkRogersTV to talk about Bama approach to Mizzou on both sides of the ball and the Tigers' chance of pulling off a monumental upset. Ben and Mark also kick around some College Football Playoff scenarios should Bama stumble

Why Nebraska hired Mike Riley

It only took Nebraska four days to get its man. And when the announcement was made, most were surprised with the name of former Oregon State Head Coach Mike Riley. Brian Towle of SB Nation's CornNation.com joins MarkRogersTV to discuss Riley's strength and the task at hand in Lincoln

Cardale Jones - Ohio State Buckeyes Player Profile

JT Barrett came out of nowhere in relief of the injuried Braxton Miller to become a star. Ohio State is needing similar results from Cardale Jones in this week's Big Ten Championship Game vs Wisconsin. Jones gets his first career start in replacing the injuried Barrett who broke Drew Brees' Big Ten single season touchdown record. MarkRogersTV introduces Cardale Jones and breaks down his game

ACC vs SEC - Is there an argument?

The mighty SEC took it on the chin four times to the ACC on rivarly Saturday. How relevant are the results? MarkRogersTV dives into the wins posted by Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville and Clemson and weighs the overall 2014 non-conference performance of both the SEC and the ACC

6 in a row? South Carolina-Clemson Preview

There's always Clemson around at the end of the season in hopes of salvaging a season. South Carolina started 2013 at #9 in the polls, but limps into the Palmetto showdown with five losses. Connor Tapp of 247Sports.com joins MarkRogersTV to review the season and look ahead to the annual grudge match with the Tigers