Kevin Rogers

Biography

Position: Quarterbacks

Kevin Rogers played linebacker at William & Mary for Lou Holtz and in his 38-year career, he has coached in 13 postseason bowl games and multiple NFL playoff games as an assistant coach.

During his time at Syracuse University under head coach Paul Pasqualoni, Rogers coached Donovan McNabb and Marvin Graves. Both of whom set team passing records. McNabb was the 1994 Big East Rookie of the Year, 1997 Big East Player of the Year and a four time All Big East player. In 1998, McNabb was the #2 overall pick in the NFL draft. Rogers also coached Kevin Mason when he made All Big East in 1993. In 1995, 96 and 97, Syracuse won the Big East Championship.

While offensive coordinator for Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Rogers coached a Notre Dame offense that broke the school single-season record for total passing yards, completions and attempts. In 2000, Rogers' offense set a NCAA record for fewest turnovers in a season.

At Virginia Tech under Frank Beamer, Rogers coached Bryan Randall when he became the Hokies all-time passing leader. In 2004, Randall was named the Player of the Year in the ACC and the league's top offensive player. Rogers also coached Marcus Vick in 2004, when Vick made All ACC. In 2003, Virginia Tech won the ACC championship.

With the Minnesota Vikings, Rogers coached Tarvaris Jackson and Brett Favre. During this time, Favre posted one of his best statistical seasons. While there, the Vikings won the NFC North Division title twice and made it to the NFC Championship Game once.

 

Playing Career

  • College: William & Mary (1971-1973)

Coaching Highlights

  • Bayside HS (1974-1976)
  • Ohio State (1977-1978)
  • Mainland HS (1979)
  • William & Mary (1980-1982)
  • Navy (1983-1990)
  • Syracuse (1991-1998)
  • Notre Dame (1999-2001)
  • Virginia Tech (2002-2006)
  • Minnesota Vikings (2006-2011)
  • Boston College (2011)
  • Temple (2012)
  • William & Mary (2013-present)

Career Highlights

  • 13 Bowl games coached

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