Darrell Bevell and the 2011 list of Mormons in the NFL

by | Sep. 08, 2011

Saints & Sports

It could be argued that Darrell Bevell came within a broken finger of BYU greatness.

When the Arizona prep star injured his throwing hand in the late 1980s, the Cougars recruited a different quarterback and moved on.

But a different path suited Bevell. After serving a Mormon mission, he returned to lead Wisconsin to a victory in the Rose Bowl and eventually found a career in coaching. Last January he was named the offensive coordinator of the Seattle Seahawks.

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