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The Surprising Reason Steve Young Didn't Serve a Mission (and It Has Nothing to Do with Football)

by Steve Young, adapted from "QB: My Life Behind the Spiral" | February 24, 2018 | Famous Mormons

In the 1990s, Steve Young rose to fame as the star quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Now the Hall of...


LDS Convert, NFL Player Shares How Diversity Led Him to Join the Church

by Alexandra Mortenson | February 10, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Ja mal Willis, former NFL running back for the 49ers, was recently called to be in the presidency for the C...


Former BYU Football Player Ryan Folsom Dies in Head-On Collision

by Salt Lake Tribune | January 9, 2018 | Mormon Life

Our hearts go out to to the Folsom family. “If you talk about someone full of grit, integrity and high char...


Steve Young: How an Airplane Conversation with Stephen Covey Changed My Football Career

by Steve Young, adapted from "QB: My Life Behind the Spiral" | October 24, 2017 | Famous Mormons

In honor of Stephen Covey's 85th birthday, we thought we would celebrate the incredible life this influenti...


After His Cousin Was Murdered and Friend Shot, BYU Football Player Finds New Motivation

by Quincy Wilks | Mormon Life

"I’ve gotta do something positive for my friends and family because there is so much negativity going on ba...


BYU QB Tanner Mangum Turns Depression Admission into "Platform for Good"

by Salt Lake Tribune | Mormon Life

This April, for Mental Health Awareness Month, BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum opened up about his struggles ...


Here’s One Mormon Who Will Be Playing in the Super Bowl (& How His Mom Helped Him Get There)

by Phillip Price | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Kyle Van Noy, a Mormon and outside linebacker for the New England Patriots, will be playing in this Sunday’...


How LaVell Edwards Made It Possible for RMs to Still Play College Football

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Before LaVell Edwards, most LDS football players had to make a tough decision: serve a mission or play coll...


Steve Young: LaVell Edwards' Ability to "See More in You Than You See in Yourself" Was a "Gift from Heaven"

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

On Friday, January 6, funeral services were held for legendary BYU coach LaVell Edwards. After his passing,...


BYU Football Players Share the Funniest Thing a Fan Has Ever Said to Them

by Utah Valley 360 | Humor Fun Mormon Life

What's the most bizarre thing a fan ever said to a BYU player? Why don't you read for yourself and see: Fan...