It was THAT close! MarkRogersTV reviews a wild one in Columbia as the Gamecocks dodged a few bullets, yardsticks and crossbars to upset Georgia 38-35. Todd Gurley continued to make his Heisman pitch with 131 yards on the ground, but Dylan Thompson countered with 271 and three touchdowns threw the air for the Gamecocks. But it was an intentional grounding, two missed field goals and a razor close measurement that may have mattered most
MarkRogersTV puts his 77-42 all-time record of Confidence Picks ATS on the line as he runs down the top games of Week 3 including Georgia-South Carolina, UCLA-Texas, Virginia Tech-East Carolina and Oklahoma-Tennessee.
The cloud has been lifted. Penn State can play postseason football. Penn State can compete for championships - The Big Ten and the College Football Playoffs. The NCAA announced on Monday that Penn State's four-year bowl ban has been reduced to two years and, thus, servced in 2012 and 2013. MarkRogersTV discusses the football ramifications for a hurting Big Ten coming off of "Black Saturday" when Ohio State, Michigan State and Michigan all suffered losses on the big stage. Now Penn State is not only 2-0, but eligible to compete for a spot in Indianapolis for the Big Ten Title Game. An undefeated season would seem in the realm of miraculous, but may be the conference's only way to make the College Football Playoffs. What is possible? What is probable? Is the decision justified?
Tennessee's Justin Worley has been much maligned leading up to his Senior season as the quarterback's performance (11 TD, 13 INT) has very much paralled the team's play on the field (5-7 in 2013). MarkRogersTV breaks down Worley's first two games and question marks along the Offensive Line as the Vols prepare to take on elite pass rushers Eric Striker, Charles Tapper and #4 Oklahoma
Jeff Driskel is back at quarterback at Florida. Driskel came back in a big way with 31 completions in a 65-0 rout of Eastern Michigan as the Gators break a 7-game losing streak. MarkRogersTV looks at Driskel's return, his strengths and the possibilities within Kurt Ropers' offense
Joe Lisi at Goforthe2.com joins MarkRogersTV to break down College Football Week 3. Joe and Mark discuss nine top games including SEC East battles Georgia-South Carolina and Kentucky-Florida plus Tennessee's trip to Oklahoma
MarkRogersTV previews a big weekend in the Big 12 as Oklahoma and Texas Tech take on the SEC to lead nine conference teams into non-conference action including eight against Power 5 conferences
The Pitt Panthers are now 2-0 after downing Boston College 30-20 in the ACC opener. MarkRogersTV tabs Pitt as an ACC Coastal Division sleeper after James Conner toted the football 36 times for 214 yards and a score. The Panthers dominated at the line of scrimmage. Chad Voytik (10 for 20, 111 Pass Yards) connected with Tyler Boyd (5 Rec, 72 Yards) on two scoring passes and the Pitt defense shut down the Tyler Murphy-led BC offense.
Virginia Tech relied on the passing of Michael Brewer and a relentless pass rush to upset Ohio State 35-21. MarkRogersTV highlights how the Hokies got the job done and what the Buckeyes must do to approach expectations
Oregon speed killed Michigan State power 46-27 in a Top Ten showdown. MarkRogersTV reviews the plays the Ducks made and the Spartans failed as Oregon ripped off 28 consecutive points to put the game away. Does this outcome combined with a bad day from the Big Ten, kill Michigan State's playoff hopes?
It was ugly, but now it's over. South Carolina starts the road to hopeful redeption with a date against pesky East Carolina after the Gamecocks embarrassing opener vs Texas A&M. Connor Tapp of SB Nation's GarnetandBlackAttack.com joins MarkRogersTV to review Steve Spurrier's disparaging comments after the game, an embattled secondary in flux, Mike Davis' health and Dylan Thompson's management of the offense
The Michigan-Notre Dame series is coming to an end for the forseeable future. UM and ND are the two winningest programs in College Football history. Who will tack one more victory onto the all-time ledger? Joshua Henschke of SB Nation's Maize n Brew joins MarkRogersTV to review the Wolverines personnel in preparation for the Irish and the interruption of this great rivalry
The SEC lost the greatest quarterback class in league history. MarkRogersTV breaks down the Week 1 performance of three signal callers making their first collegiate starts and two other players looking to prove they are upper echelon
Joe Lisi of Goforthe2.com joins MarkRogersTV to run down all the big College Football Week 2 matchups including Michigan State-Oregon, Ohio State-Virginia Tech, Michigan-Notre Dame, USC-Stanford, East Carolina-South Carolina, Ole Miss-Vanderbilt and BYU-Texas
The first in season AP Top 25 is released and MarkRogersTV finds a ton of slotting that makes little sense.
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