Returned Mormon missionaries in college football

by | Nov. 16, 2011

Saints & Sports

A mission call rarely comes when it’s convenient.

Prior to the 2007 Poinsettia Bowl, University of Utah freshman Dallin Rogers was in a San Diego hotel room with his parents when he was overcome with the realization he needed to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after the season.

“It hit me so hard that I couldn’t deny it,” Rogers said. “I told my parents I needed to serve a mission and I needed to serve it now. I didn’t know why.”

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