Wake Up Zone

Start your morning with Mark Howard, Blaine Bishop and Kevin Ingram inside the Wake Up Zone on 104-5 The Zone. It’s Nashville’s fun and unpredictable morning show where anything is bound to happen.

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Mark Howard – @MHOWARDZONE

A fixture in the Nashville sports scene for more than two decades, Mark Howard brings a passion to covering middle Tennessee sports each morning. A long-time television sportscaster in Nashville and now as one of the hosts for The Wake Up Zone, 104-5 The Zone’s award-winning morning sports talk show, Mark is known for his clever writing and enthusiastic delivery. When you listen to him, it’s easy to see why some say he must wear out his suits from the inside out!


Kevin Ingram – @KIngramSports

Kevin Ingram keeps you up-to-date on the morning’s top stories as you make your way to work on 104-5 The Zone. A Bowling Green native, Kevin has been in radio broadcasting for more than 10 years, but his talents go beyond the mic. His impersonations have become an integral part of the morning routine on 104-5 The Zone.


Blaine Bishop – @bbishop23

A four-time Pro Bowler, Bishop retired following the 2002 season capping an outstanding 10-year NFL playing career. The hard-hitting safety spent nine seasons with the Titans franchise, originally drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1993.


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Titans vs Patriots: Preseason Week 2 Primer

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The Titans will wrap up a week spent with the defending Super Bowl champs tonight at Nissan Stadium at 6pm CT. It’s unclear how many starters we’ll see from both sides tonight, and for how long, but any time your team gets to use the New England Patriots as a measuring stick for an entire week, it’s a great opportunity. A few things stood out to me during the two joint practices this week, and a few questions remain from last week that you should be looking for tonight.

Make sure you tune in to 104.5 FM or 1045thezone.com at 4pm CT for all the pregame coverage you’ll need!

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