College Football Hall of Fame coach John Robinson, began his association with Sports USA in its inaugural season in 1998. The former head coach of the Los Angeles Rams, USC Trojans and UNLV Rebels has provided game analysis for both NFL and college football broadcasts. During his two stints with USC (1976-82 and 1993-97), Robinson won the 1978 national championship, coached two Heisman Trophy winners (Charles White and Marcus Allen), was named the 1979 “National Coach of the Year” and went 9-1 in bowl games, which is the best mark in NCAA history. Robinson coached the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL for nine seasons (1983-91) and is still the winningest coach in franchise history. He reached the NFL playoffs six times, including two appearances in the NFC Championship Game. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009.
Gary Barnett, the 1995 “College Football Coach of the Year,” joined Sports USA in 2006 as the network’s primary college football analyst. Barnett was the head coach of the Colorado Buffaloes for seven years (1999-2005). During his tenure in Boulder, he led the Buffaloes to four Big 12 Conference North Division titles and five bowl appearances. He took over at Colorado after seven years at Northwestern (1992-98), where he was a two-time Big Ten “Coach of the Year.” Barnett’s 1995 Wildcats won the Big Ten Conference championship and played in the 1996 Rose Bowl, which was the first appearance in Pasadena for Northwestern since 1949.
Ross Tucker is a 2001 Princeton graduate who played seven years in the National Football League for five different teams before retiring in 2008. He is the morning host for SiriusXM NFL Radio and a frequent analyst for “Pro Football Talk” on the NBC Sports Network. He has called NFL games for Sports USA since 2008.
Charles Arbuckle joined Sports USA as an NFL and college football analyst in 2005. Arbuckle was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round of the 1990 NFL draft as a tight end, and went on to play four seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. Arbuckle joined ESPN in 2005, working as a studio and game analyst. He has been a frequent contributor on ESPNU studio shows The Experts and Sports Center U. Previously, Arbuckle was a game analyst on ESPNU Saturday Night Primetime game, in addition to the afternoon game on the all-college network. A three-year starter and two-time All-American tight end at UCLA, Arbuckle is 16th on UCLA’s all-time receptions list. He played for Hall of Fame coach Terry Donahue.