The Middle of the Day Show with Mark Rodgers
Mark has been a part of The Sports Animal family since the late 90s. Mark Rodgers grew up in Blackwell, Oklahoma and spent his whole life learning all things Oklahoma. He is the guy who is in the know of what’s trending in Oklahoma sports and pop-culture. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in political science in 1992, Mark’s journey with Oklahoma sports media was filled with notable landings. He began working for Sports talk 1340 in 1997 and joined WWLS in 1998. Mark also was the sports director at KOCO from 2003-2010. Currently, Mark is a co-publisher for Vype magazine, while also appearing on the coaches’ cabana podcast with Barry Switzer. Mark’s history with WWLS is similar to that of Craig Humphreys, Al Eschbach, Jim Traber, and others who have been there since the beginning. However, Mark has been the more “down-to-earth” guy covering sports for Oklahoma. He’s a reality TV junkie, a dive bar enthusiast, and is always up for any kind of trivia. Mark is the definition of “all things Oklahoma”. However, his passion is sports. When asked what his favorite thing about working for WWLS was. He smiled and said, “I work at a place where I love my job.” He also recalls the moment where he and Craig Humphreys called KeJaun Jones’ game-winning touchdown play during the Jenks versus Union high school football game as his favorite moment of his career.