2014 couldn't have started any better in Knoxville as the Vols blasted Utah State 38-7. Jason Hall of SaturdayDownSouth.com joins MarkRogersTV to break down Tennessee's effort on both sides of the ball and possible overreaction from Tennessee faithful
For a second consecutive season, Alabama emerges from a Week 1 win with a number of question marks. Ben George of Tide991.com joins MarkRogersTV to discuss Blake Simms' debut and some defensive concerns after Clint Trickett hit on 29 of 45 passes for 365 yards with no interceptions in the Tide's 33-23 win over West Virginia
Trailing 24-7 in the third quarter, the Mad Hatter reared his ugly head if your lid is made of cheese. LSU's fake punt gamble worked and ignited the Tigers' 28-24 comeback win over Wisconsin. MarkRogersTV breaks down the many angles that make this one so interesting in sizing up the teams, the strategy, the talent disparity, the programs and the conferences
Penn State defeats Central Florida at the gun, 26-24. MarkRogersTV breaks down Christian Hackenberg, Penn State's young receivers, and Offensive Line issues. On the UCF side, is Justin Holman the answer at QB, and how good are the Knights?
Jim Mora's UCLA Bruins have emerged as a preseason Top Ten team and Pac 12 favorite. MarkRogersTV previews the Bruins' schedule and possible road to the first College Football Playoffs
For a second straight year, Rutgers traveled cross country to open the season. This time the Scarlet Knights did so as a member of the Big Ten and this time the team returns to the East Coast with a victory. MarkRogersTV breaks down the Scarlet Knights comeback win over Washington State. After falling behind 21-10, Connor Halliday led Wazzu on a 21-3 run to take a 31-24 lead. Halliday hit on 40 of 56 passes for 532 yards and 5 TD (INT), but couldn't convert on a few key third downs in the fourth quarter. Paul James rushed for 173 yards and 2 TD and Gary Nova threw for 281 yards as Rutgers posted a Big Ten win on the West Coast
New coach, New QB. Washington says goodbye to Steve Sarkisian (USC not on the schedule - see you later) and says hello to Chris Petersen. MarkRogersTV says hello to a super friendly non-conference schedule in Seattle and a typically challenging Pac 12 slate for the Huskies
Ole Miss shakes off a sluggish start to break away from Boise State in the fourth quarter and defeat the Broncos 35-13 as Bo Wallace shook off three first half interceptions to toss four TD's and 386 yards and the Rebels picked off Grant Hedrick four times in holding the Broncos out of the endzone until the game was decided
Regardless of wins and losses, there is a unique and special quality to military academy football. Jennifer Williams of Verizon Fios-1 joins MarkRogersTV to discuss the 2014 Black Knights, new coach Jeff Monken and Army's quest to return to football respectability and promise
Original BCS Buster Boise State is coming off a subpar 8-5 campaign. New Head Coach Bryan Harsin looks to live up to that giant killer tradition when the Broncos meet Ole Miss in Atlanta. MarkRogersTV breaks down the personnel matchups with the Rebels boasting some of the best young talent in College Football
Can anyone stop Florida State this year? Robert Whetsell of SB Nation's CowboysRideforFree.com joins MarkRogersTV to size up Oklahoma State's upset chances to upset the defending National Champions in Week 1
The Mike Leach magic is working in Pullman too. Last year Washington State won six games en route to the program's first postseason appearance in ten years. MarkRogersTV runs down the Cougars 2014 schedule and the possibilities of taking another step up the rung in the talented Pac 12
Barry Alvarez built a program to last. Madison, Wisconsin was wasteland for College Football in the 70's and 80's, but Alvarez shocked the nation with a Big Ten Title and Rose Bowl winner in 1993. The Badgers have been rock solid ever since with Bret Bielema and now Gary Andersen building on Alvarez' initial work. Now the ever contending Wisconsin Badgers head into 2014 with a schedule set up to win big or face big disappointment. The Big Ten rotation coupled with Bucky's good fortune means Wisconsin misses the new Eastern Division's big four - Ohio State, Michigan State, Michgan and Penn State. However, Wisconsin also misses 13 of 22 starters from last year's 9-4 squad that took a 4th ranked South Carolina team to the final minutes of play in the Capital One Bowl. Add an inexperienced quarterback to the mix in dual threat Tanner McEvoy and the ceiling to basement gap is much wider than usual for the #14 ranked team in the AP & Coaches' polls. Mark Rogers takes a look at his most anticipated non-conference matchup of Week 1 and the Badgers' important stretch drive to a hopeful Big Ten Title Game
Joe Lisi of Goforthe2.com joins MarkRogersTV to run down all the conference races. Will Florida State run the table again? Will a one-loss Seminoles' squad make the field of four? Can Ohio State challenge Sparty without Braxton Miller? Who will emerge from the new Big Ten West? Is UCLA for real? Will Stanford win a third straight Pac 12 Title? Will the Sugar Bowl Sooners show up for a full 12-game schedule. Who will show up from the SEC to reclaim the conference's national crown. Joe and Mark break it down and select the winners in pursuit of the College Football Playoffs.
Utah's 2013 season was highighted by a 27-21 upset win over Stanford. Overall though, the Utes failed more times than not and fell short of postseason play at 5-7. MarkRogersTV looks ahead to 2014 and Utah's difficult track to get back to a bowl
The Kansas State Wildcats are typically undervalued and underappreciated. Bill Snyder has built and re-built this program to consistently compete with the heavyweights in the Big 12. The Wildcats won the conference just two seasons ago, yet consistently get overlooked. MarkRogersTV previews the Wildcats' schedule and K-State taking the perception issue in hand with a date against Auburn and another SEC series in the books vs Mississippi State.
In 2013 Baylor won a conference title for the first time since 1980. The Big 12 champion is expected to be chosen for the new College Football Playoffs. Baylor, however, is not scheduling like a worthy contender. MarkRogersTV scolds Baylor's athletic department for scheduling like an also ran
Iowa State is an afterthought in the Big 12. MarkRogersTV will not allow the Cyclones to be an afterthought on this channel as we preview every Power 5 conference schedule in America. Five Big 12 home games is the bright spot in a season when the gimmes won't even be gimmes