LDS Star Athlete Shares What It's Like Being Mormon at a Catholic Prep School

by | Nov. 23, 2016

Mormon Life

“(Being Mormon at a Catholic school) helped me stay grounded in who I am,” says Matt Marcantano, the star quarterback and lacrosse player at Catholic Memorial. “It helped me remember who I am and strengthened my identity.”

Matt Marcantano stands out on the football field.

With a rocket of an arm and a talented corps of wide receivers, Catholic Memorial’s senior quarterback executes a pass-heavy offense that is unlike many of his opponents’. Marcantano also doesn’t mind scrambling, using his legs to gain yards when his targets are covered.

Marcantano stands out at school as well, but not just because he is a two-sport student-athlete (he’s also a leader on the lacrosse field). He stands out because he’s Mormon.

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Steve Young produced some of the most memorable moments in NFL history. The Run—his electrifying 49-yard game-winning touchdown against Minnesota. The Catch II—his last-second touchdown strike to Terrell Owens to beat Green Bay in the playoffs. Then there were his record-setting six touchdown passes in Super Bowl XXIX.

But Young's most impressive victories were personal ones that were won off the field when no one was watching. Find out more in his new autobiography.

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