Top 20 Utah Players In Program History
There have been many successful athletes that have come through the Beehive State that have turned into decorated professionals. In my four-part series, I’ll dive into the top 20 athletes from each school: University of Utah, BYU, Utah State, and a combined list from other Utah schools. In this series,...
NFL-Draft-2018
Seven rounds and 256 picks later, the 2018 NFL draft is all wrapped up. The first round kicked off with a number of trades as well as a number of quarterbacks chosen with four taken with the first 10 picks. The Browns, like so many other teams made some surprising...
Peyton Manning
What is Peyton Manning going to do next? From his memorable commercials with ESPN, Papa Johns, DirecTV, and MasterCard, the future NFL Hall-of-Famer has turned down coaching positions, sports analyst and broadcast positions. But after winning Super Bowl 50 and announcing his retirement after 18 seasons, Manning may not be done with the...
Star Lotulelei
The Buffalo Bills are expected to sign defensive tackle Star Lotulelei to a five-year deal when the free agency period officially opens on Wednesday afternoon, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The former University of Utah standout recorded 141 tackles and 11.5 sacks in his career. He’s also rather durable, starting...
It was another Super Bowl for the ages! The Philadelphia Eagles upset the defending champion New England Patriots, 41-33, Sunday night, to win their first-ever Super Bowl. The victory over the dynastic Patriots was pulled out shortly after Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham stripped 40-year-old New England quarterback Tom Brady in...
Jamaal Williams
Jamaal Williams — BYU's all-time leading rusher — continues to impress as the rookie running back put on another show on Sunday to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 27-21 overtime victory over the Cleveland Browns. After injuries to running backs Ty Montgomery and Aaron Jones, Williams has not only...
Taysom Hill - Jamaal Williams
It was a memorable day for a pair of former BYU football players on Sunday as Jamaal Williams continued his impressive performance as Green Bay's featured back and Taysom Hill made a big impact in his NFL debut and was trending on Twitter too. Jamaal Williams After making just his second...
Green-Bay-Jamaal-Williams
After receiving the game ball two weeks ago, Jamaal Williams followed it up by putting on a show during Sunday's primetime game between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Making just his second career start, Williams made sure to make the most of his opportunity as the former BYU...
Derek Carr just saved the season for the Oakland Raiders. The two-time Pro Bowler threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play of the game as the Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak with a thrilling, 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday night. Down nine...
NFL: Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers possibly out for season Aaron Rodgers, a two-time NFL Most Valuable Player, was injured in the Packers 23-10 loss to the Vikings, and will likely be out of the season. Rodgers was diagnosed with a broken collarbone after the game after a huge hit in the...
What would you do with your first NFL paycheck? Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who has already made a big impression on the field this season in his rookie year, took his first paycheck and made sure to pay it forward. While the rookie has made some memorable plays, the first-round...
After 56 seasons in San Diego, Chargers owner Dean Spanos made the decision to move the franchise to Los Angeles earlier this year. Management, like most expected, was to have all the players move two hours north so they could be closer for practices, games, etc. However, one player that...
After seeing the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey and the tens of thousands of people who have been displaced from their homes, Houston Texan's defensive end J.J. Watt wanted to do something about it. So, the the four-time Pro Bowler took to social media to help spread the word about...
If they haven't already, Packer fans are going to fall in love with former BYU running back Jamaal Williams. The 6-foot-0, 212-pound running back was even wearing his Poinsettia Bowl shirt when he officially signed his contract Wednesday afternoon next to his agent Leigh Steinberg. According to Over the Cap, Williams’...
The Oakland Raiders are headed to Las Vegas after NFL owners voted 31-1 in favor of the move on Monday. The proposed 65,000-seat domed stadium— which will be shared with UNLV — will cost roughly $1.9 billion. So where is all the money going to come from? Yup, you guessed it: we the American people....
It's official! The Oakland Raiders will be moving to Las Vegas after the organization received enough votes by NFL owners on Monday. The Raiders received 31 of 32 votes, easily beating the required 24 votes needed for approval. The Miami Dolphins were the only team to vote against the move. "My position...
It took some time, but Tom Brady's Super Bowl jerseys have been found. After a putting together one of the most remarkable comebacks in NFL history, Brady, a future Hall of Famer, got not one, but two of his Super Bowl jerseys back after the FBI, NFL, and the Houston...
Former Washington star receiver John Ross almost got his own island, the only problem was that he wore the wrong shoes at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Bummer. Coming into the NFL Combine, Adidas thought it would make a great PR stunt by offering to buy an island — "as...
Well, so much for the "The Happiest Place On Earth." The Magical Kingdom was anything but that for former New York Jets center Nick Mangold. The 11-year veteran, who has played his entire career with the Jets got arguably the worst news of his life while at Disney World with his family. Mangold,...
There is no question that wide receiver Antonio Brown is a key offensive piece to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brown, who was selected to the Pro Bowl for the fifth time in his seven seasons, became the first player in Steelers history with 1,000 receiving yards and 10 receiving touchdowns in...
It was one of the best catches in Super Bowl history. With less than 3 minutes to go in the game, New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman somehow caught the ball between three Atlanta Falcons' players to help set up a game-tying touchdown. The Patriots went on to win...
Sunday's Super Bowl game between New England and Atlanta was one for the ages. Tom Brady, the game's Most Valuable Player, set a Super Bowl record with 466 passing yards as the Patriots rallied from a 25-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Falcons, 34-28, in overtime. Not only...
There were some great Super Bowl commercials this year, but Shields MRI & Health Care has topped them all. New England star quarterback Tom Brady has been part of a number of advertising campaigns over the years which included an advertisement with Shields back in October when he showed off...
It actually happened. For months, people have been talking about the possibility of the New England Patriots winning Super Bowl 51. The thought wasn't about seeing Tom Brady win his 5th Super Bowl, but rather seeing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handing the Lombardi Trophy to Tom Brady, who he suspended...
What a long way he has come. After a breakout season which propelled the Atlanta Falcons to the Super Bowl LI (51), quarterback Matt Ryan won the NFL’s top individual award after being named the league's Most Valuable Player. The former Boston College quarterback earned 25 of the 50 votes, while...
Super Bowl LI (51) will feature the top-ranked offense (Atlanta) against the top-ranked defense (New England) on Sunday. This is the sixth time this has ever happened in the Super Bowl history with the defense owning a 4-1 advantage. But if you are like most Super Bowl fans, all you...
There have been some bad social media campaigns over the years, but this one might just top them all. Kit Kat's social media producer and graphic designer should heed the words of the company's slogan "Give me a break" for their roles in an embarrassing social media blunder ahead of Super Bowl...
The Tom Brady redemption tour was in full effect on Sunday during the AFC Championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The future Hall of Famer threw for a franchise playoff-best 384 yards and three touchdowns in a 36-17 rout over the visiting Steelers. With the win, Brady set an NFL record...
Maybe Aaron Rodgers should win the NFL's Most Valuable Player award. The 12th year veteran threw for 356 yards and two touchdowns and led the Green Bay Packers to a wild 34-31 road victory over the Dallas Cowboys. The gunslinger didn't need a Hail Mary to win the game this time,...
With the rise of its young star players (Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott and Dez Bryant), the Dallas Cowboys finished the regular season at 13-3, and finished as the top team in the NFC. And with that 13th regular season win, the top-seeded Cowboys also tied a franchise record. This week...
Green Bay scored two touchdowns — capped off by a Hail Mary — in the final two minutes of the second quarter to take a 14-6 lead into halftime of the NFC wild-card game. The Packers offense picked up where it had left off as Green Bay scored 24 points in the...
Thomas Rawls rushed for a franchise playoff-record 161 yards to lead the Seattle Seahawks to a 26-6 victory Saturday night in the NFC wild-card game. Rawls topped the previous record which was set by Marshawn Lynch who had 157 yards against Green Bay in the 2014 NFC championship game. With the win,...
Dear 2016, what a year it has been. You brought us the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. You brought fans closer together with some of the most epic games and plays in sports history. Games were decided by the smallest of margins with underdogs climbing their way...
The Carolina Panthers won't make the playoffs this season despite going to the Super Bowl last year, but that hasn't stopped quarterback Cam Newton from spreading some holiday cheer. Newton, the NFL's 2015 Most Valuable Player, stopped by to visit a young fan in the hospital who is scheduled to...
Dak Prescott completed 15 of 20 passes for just 212 yards, but made them count as the rookie tossed three touchdowns in the Cowboys' 42-21 victory over the Detroit Lions Monday night at AT&T Stadium. Prescott become just the second player in league history (tying Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger) for the...
It was a Christmas miracle. The Cleveland Browns (1-14) won their first game of the season in a 20-17 victory over the San Diego Chargers. San Diego's Josh Lambo missed a 45-yard field goal as time expired to give Browns fans the best Christmas Eve present they will ever remember. As Lambo's...
With the ever-changing rules in the NFL, the league has been called by many players, coaches, and fans as the "no fun league." But that reputation has now changed to the "not fair league" after the latest blunder by the organization. The NFL did more harm than good by deciding not...
Hopefully you put Pittsburgh running back Le'Veon Bell on your fantasy team this week. The former second round pick set a franchise record with 236 yards rushing on a snow-covered field to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 27-20 victory over the Buffalo Bills Sunday afternoon. The loss all but eliminates...
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and New England's Tom Brady have has been one of the best quarterback success stories in NFL history. Brady, who has broken or tied several NFL records, was passed on a number of teams before he was chosen in the sixth round. Romo, a 14-year...
It wasn't just another game for Tom Brady. After running out on the field with his teammates and before he left the field after the game was over, Brady made sure to savor every second of it. "I’m back doing what I love to do,’’ he told reporters. After serving his four-game...
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