It's Mason Rudolph's team now. For the first time since Brandon Weeden's heyday in Stillwater, there is a clear cut starter at Oklahoma State. Robert Whetsell of SB Nation's CowboysRideforFree.com talks all that is OSU Spring Football. Robert runs down the aforementioned QB situation, depth at WR, a potential future star at RB and the entire defense. Robert highlights the hangout by addressing a number of intriguing coaching hires from the NFL and elsewhere in College Football
Big Ten Football is back...or so it seems. While Michigan State and Wisconsin have done far more with less and Penn State is fighting its way back to relevancy, it's still Ohio State and Michigan who carry the conference flag. Aaron Torres of FoxSports.com joins MarkRogersTV to talk Buckeye quarterback battle and the Harbaugh impact at Michigan
Despite being on the outside looking in, TCU capped a mostly dominant season with its finest performance in dismantling Ole Miss 42-3 in the Peach Bowl. Time to turn the page and go back to the grind that turns great teams into great programs. Melissa Tribwasser of SB Nations's FrogsOWar.com joins MarkRogersTV to set up TCU's personnel for 2015. Melissa runs down a number of injury issues, sorts out the backup quarterback battle and looks for replacements to step in for defensive leaders Paul Dawson, Sam Carter, Chris Hackett and Kevin White.
Typically a postseason regular, Texas Tech is trending more in the direction of Iowa State and Kansas in the Big 12. Hunter Cooke of VivatheMatadors.com joins MarkRogersTV to size up the quarteback battle between Davis Webb (24 TD, 13 INT) and Patrick Mahomes (16 TD, 4 INT). Hunter also looks over a solid and explosive array of offensive performers including DeAndre Washington (1103 Rush Yards, 2 TD) and Jakeem Grant (67 Rec, 7 TD). The defense was a mess in 2014, giving up 41.3 points per game. Hunter looks for some answers to help support the offense.
Stephen M Smith is headed back out to another Alabama Spring Practice. But before he observes the prospects again, the TouchdownAlabama.net writer and broadcaster joins MarkRogersTV to run down the candidates in the most wide open Alabama camp since 2008. Stephen sizes us the Offensive Line, Linebackers, Secondary, and of course, the much ballyhooed Quarterback battle.
Unlike most teams replacing a big name Quarterback, the Baylor Bears close out Spring drills settled at the position. Sean Cordy of Today's U joins MarkRogersTV to recap Baylor's Spring Game, Seth Russell's prospects at QB, a talented crop of Wide Receivers and a Secondary that needs health and production.
Tennessee appears to be the next breakthrough program in College Football. Two consecutive Top 5 recruiting classes and a bowl win for the first time since 2007 brings the Vols to Spring Practice with more work to do to contend in the SEC East. Mike Loveall of LastWordonSports.com joins MarkRogersTV to discuss injuries, depth, early enrollees and a quarterback situation with Joshua Dobbs as CEO, but one play away from a true freshman taking snaps.
BYU holds a unique place in the College Football landscape. One of just three major independents, the Cougars don't enjoy the security and status of Notre Dame nor the security that Army receives from public sympathy for losing. Mitch Harper of 1320-KFAN joins MarkRogersTV to discuss QB Taysom Hill's return to direct the 2015 Cougars, Jamal Williams' health status, Bronco Mendenhall's future, and the strategy of scheduling.
Finding an identity often precludes discovering a winning formula. John Cassillo of SB Nation's NunesMagician.com joins MarkRogersTV to talk Orange identity on offense and playmaking candidates on defense. John is looking for Syracuse's stable of running backs to be more effectively utilized and an entirely new defensive front to show some progress as the Spring Game looms on April 4th
The quarterback and the defense is in place in Atlanta. Joey Weaver of SB Nation's FromtheRumbleSeat.com joins MarkRogersTV to talk Yellow Jackets in the Spring with Paul Johnson needing to retool the offense around QB Justin Thomas while the defense returns nine starters from the Orange Bowl winning club
The Spring Game can only give us so much insight into any team's offseason progress. Cam Underwood of SB Nation's TheStateoftheU.com joins MarkRogersTV following Miami defense's 57-47 win over the offense in Fort Lauderdale. Cam gives us his measuring stick for spring success by looking at the Canes' health, leadership, player development and defensive progression.
Outstanding quarterback play is synonomous with Pac 12 Football. Preseason 2015 marks the departure of a host of effective signal callers including Heisman Trophy Winner Marcus Mariota, Brett Hundley, Taylor Kelly, Sean Mannon, Connor Halliday and Cyler Myles. Jack Follman of SB Nation's PacificTakes.com joins MarkRogersTV to take us from camp to camp to review quarterback candidates.
Shane Ray, Markus Golden and Marcus Murphy takes sacks, takeaways and rushing production to the NFL. Who are the next impact players in black and gold? Jack Hummel of KOMU-TV joins MarkRogersTV to break down the Tigers and introduces the new and improved Maty Mauk
Nick Saban gave Jonathan Taylor a "second chance" and Taylor blew it. Taylor beat up a woman for at least the second time in just over a year and Saban must now answer for his decision. MarkRogersTV addresses Taylor's actions, Saban's statement, and the media's response.
There is no doubt what is the #1 question surrounding the LSU football program this spring. Who is the Tigers' starting quarterback? Or maybe more appropriately, do the Tigers have a starting quarterback? Josh Parcell of ESPNU joins MarkRogersTV to break down the big question, Leonard Fournette's budding stardom and Les Miles' challenge of bringing LSU back to serious SEC contention
MarkRogersTV reviewed 16 linebacking resumes in hopes of finding the five best in the SEC for 2015.
Jim Harbaugh's hard work was put on display for the first time in game-like conditions as the Maize and Blue battled at the Big House in the Spring Game. MarkRogersTV reviews a troubled offense that must catch up to a capable defense and spotlights the performances of Shane Morris, Alex Malzone, Antonio Whitfield, Amara Darboh, Jake Butt, Blake Countess, Brandon Watson and Lawrence Marshall
Off the field disaster. On the field, devastating. While Jameis Winston takes his act to professional stages, Jimbo Fisher attempts to finalize his plans at quarterback for 2015 as Florida State enters Spring Practice. Brittnee Taylor Newman of Football.com and LastWordonSports.com joins MarkRogersTV to talk about the Sean Maguire led QB competition, the holes along the Offensive Line and some exciting fresh faces at the skill positions which features the remarkable Dalvin Cook
Quarterback and Running Back typically get too much attention from College Football fans. In the case of Michigan football the attention is much deserved. Jim Harbaugh, Tyrone Wheatley and Jed Fisch are looking for guys to make plays at eliminate mistakes where the Wolverines have faltered so badly in recent season. Joshua Henschke of Maizenbrew.com joins MarkRogersTV to run down the Spring battles at QB and RB while discussing the celebrity status of Coach Harbaugh
Mike Riley is working his first camp as Nebraska Head Football Coach. Similar to just about everyone else in the nation, the Huskers will use Spring drills to find players and set up position battles in August. Brian Towle of SB Nation's CornNation.com joins MarkRogersTV to look over the names and let us know who to watch. Brian and Mark also discuss the change from Pellni to Riley and how that's manifested for the first time on the field