Jordan Rodgers makes his debut on ESPN's 'SEC Now'

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'Bachelorette' Winner Appears on ESPN Program

Jordan Rodgers is back on TV — only, this time, it's for a slightly different audience.

The Bachelorette winner began his new job providing college-football commentary for ESPN's SEC Now on Wednesday. Rodgers, who was a quarterback at Vanderbilt from 2010-2012, made his debut live on the SEC Network's sports-news show, alongside co-hosts Anthony "Booger" McFarland and Peter Burns.

"For some reason, I just want to give you a rose and call you a homer right now," said Booger as they went through Rodgers' picks for the first week of the show's fantasy draft.

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The younger brother of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (the two are estranged) also shared a behind-the-scenes video from his first day at the office. The footage showed Jordan, 27, getting glammed up before his onscreen debut — a nod to his coiffed hairstyle that Bachelorette viewers know all too well.

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Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers kisses the trophy after defeating North Carolina State 38-24 in the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 08: Jordan Rodgers #11 of the Vanderbilt Commodores against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 8, 2011 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 29: Quarterback Jordan Rodgers #11 of the Vanderbilt Commodores hands off during a college football game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Vanderbilt Stadium on October 29, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 29: Head Coach James Franklin talks with quarterback Jordan Rodgers #11 of the Vanderbilt Commodores during a game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Vanderbilt Stadium on October 29, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Razorbacks defeated the Commodores 31-28. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers watches from the bench in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Presbyterian on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt won 58-0. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
WINSTON SALEM, NC - NOVEMBER 26: Vanderbilt Commodores quarterback Jordan Rodgers #11 warms up prior to the game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at BB&T Field on November 26, 2011 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. The Commodores defeated the Demon Deacons 41-7. (Photo by Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images)
Vanderbilt Commodores quarterback Jordan Rodgers warms up in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt won 30-7. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers, the younger brother of Green Bay Packers' quarterback Aaron Rodgers, waits for his turn to run a drill during NCAA college football practice on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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"We get it, you have nice hair," said Burns.

His other co-host referred to him as a "pretty boy."

After proposing to Joelle "JoJo" Fletcher on the most recent cycle of ABC's The Bachelorette, the engaged pair are now living in their new home in Dallas, Fletcher's hometown. Rodgers, who dabbled in sports broadcasting before appearing on the show, announced his SEC Now gig the day after the finale.

"We began planning for the upcoming college-football season in February, and Jordan was one of our first calls," said ESPN senior vp Stephanie Druley at the time. "He had a unique perspective as a quarterback at Vanderbilt University, and we were immediately impressed with his intelligence and passion for the game."

Rodgers joins a rotating studio talent lineup that includes Tim Tebow, Greg McElroy, Marcus Spears, Dari Nowkhah, Laura Rutledge and Paul Finebaum.

Read more: Aaron Rodgers Breaks Silence on Relationship With 'Bachelorette' Brother Jordan Rodgers

While Rodgers analyzes the upcoming college-football season, Fletcher told The Hollywood Reporter that the reality TV couple also will be busy buying furniture and settling into normalcy as they begin to plan their wedding.

Rodgers' interest in a TV career was a sore topic for the couple as the show aired. The show's "villain," Chad Johnson, as well as some of the other housemates, accused Rodgers of only coming on the show to further his career.

"We don't want to have to defend ourselves," Fletcher told THR about the accusations being heavily covered in tabloids and on social media. "Now that we're able to be together, our relationship in itself will speak volumes, and that's what we're looking forward to."

In celebration of his first week, Fletcher took to social media to congratulate her "loving, kindhearted and selfless man."

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