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Video: BYU Football Coach Defends Mormon Missionaries on ESPN in Classy but Hilarious Way

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

A common complaint when other football teams face off against BYU linemen is they are two years older, beca...

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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...

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Legendary BYU Football Coach LaVell Edwards Passes Away at 86

by KSL | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Our prayers go out to LaVell Edwards' family and his many fans.  Legendary BYU football coach LaVell E...

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"Meet the Mormons" Star Honored with Prestigious Award, Twice

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Ken Niumatalolo, Meet the Mormons star and the "all-time winningest" head football coach in the U.S. Naval ...

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The LDS Teen Who Turned Down $1 Million from MLB's Angels to Serve a Mission

by John Bytheway, adapted from "Sports: Life Lessons from Court, Field, and Gridiron" | Makes You Think

Fresh out of high school, teenage athlete McKay Christensen was highly sought after by both baseball and fo...

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"San Francisco Chronicle" Shares Conversion Story of Stanford Football Player to LDS Faith

by San Francisco Chronicle | Mormon Life

Learn how these Stanford football players act as missionaries through their examples, hard work, and openne...

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Stirring Photo Shows Mormon NFL Players Holding the American Flag with First Responders

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Latter-day Saints Ezekiel Nana "Ziggy" Ansah and Kyle Van Noy quietly showed their quietly showed their sol...

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3 Surprising Pregame Rituals of Former BYU Football Players

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

Ever wondered what BYU football players do before a big game (like a certain in-state rivalry in Utah this ...

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NFL Quarterback Tells Media How His Mission Helped His Football Career

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

Brad Sorenson just signed with the Vikings as a backup quarterback as the team's starter Teddy Bridgewater ...

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The Prompting That Inspired Jason Whittingham to Turn Down His Dream Spot in the NFL

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Am I going to regret this?" Jason Whittingham remembers thinking as he approached the Assistant General Ma...