Alex Smith, the former Utah quarterback who led the Utes to a perfect season and Fiesta Bowl win and went on to become the No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick, announced his NFL retirement on Monday. The 16-year NFL career had it all, as the former No. 1 Draft pick...
Death, taxes and Tom Brady winning the Super Bowl. On Sunday, Brady played in his 10th Super Bowl appearance — the most ever by a player and is just one trip short of tying the team record set by the New England Patriots. The star quarterback made the most of it...
The Kansas City Chiefs knew the NFL had their number all season. They didn’t blink. The Chiefs used stellar coaching and a stable of talent to answer nearly every challenge and engineer a second consecutive Super Bowl berth. Star quarterback Patrick Mahomes posted a spectacular AFC championship performance just one week...
Tom Brady may have moved to a new team this past season, but the result is still the same: another trip to the Super Bowl. The 43-year-old quarterback will make a record-breaking 10th Super Bowl appearance after reaching this stage nine times with the New England Patriots. In the win over...
The third time was the charm. After losing to the Saints twice during the regular season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers put together an impressive performance as they came from behind for a thrilling 30-20 victory over the New Orleans Saints inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Tom Brady passed for two touchdowns to...
In what was supposed to be a showdown between quarterback's in Buffalo's Josh Allen and Baltimore's Lamar Jackson, Taron Johnson stole the show. The fourth round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft returned an interception for a touchdown (101 yards) to help propel Buffalo to its first AFC championship game...
Taysom Hill made his first NFL start at quarterback on Sunday for the New Orleans Saints. Filling in for the injured All-Pro Drew Brees, the former BYU star and dual-threat quarterback made the most of his moment as he led the Saints to a 24-9 victory over the Atlanta Falcons...
In a new special series, I'll be ranking each major professional sports franchise (MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, etc.) in each of the states with at least two teams. The teams will be ranked by the amount of success they've had in their current market, not accounting for previous locations...
The 2020 NFL Draft saw a number of Utah players taken in the draft. In fact, the Utah football program broke a record with four players selected through the first three rounds. A total of seven players were selected, giving the Utes 12 players over the past two years...
With all seven rounds and 255 picks in the books, the 2020 NFL draft is now complete. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 NFL draft moved to an all virtual format. It was an historic moment for the league and brought live sports to fans for the first time in over...
The comeback kids did it again. After falling behind by more than 10 points in every playoff game this season, it was only fitting that the Kansas City Chiefs needed to rally once again Sunday night. Down 20-10 in the fourth quarter, the Chiefs scored 21 consecutive points in the final...
The Super Bowl is almost here and there are plenty of storylines heading into Sunday's showdown between the San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. For college football fans everywhere, the biggest storyline is finding out which conference and teams will...
2019-NFL-Draft
What a draft it was! After a record-setting 40 trades, some mind boggling picks and some Josh Rosen drama, the 2019 NFL Draft has officially come to a close. Of course, that means that it is time to pick the winners and losers as well as hand out some way-too-early grades. The...
Super Bowl champions once again! The New England Patriots tied the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most Super Bowl victories by any franchise after claiming its sixth Super Bowl Sunday Night with a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53. While both defenses dominated throughout the night in...
2019 AFC Playoffs: Chiefs-Patriots
The New England Patriots officially own the AFC. It just took extra time to finally earn that crown as the No. 2 seed. With a 37-31 overtime win Sunday in Kansas City, the Patriots punched their ticket to the Super Bowl once again. It will be the Patriots’ fourth Super...
2019 NFC Championship - LA Rams
A big comeback, a blown call, this game had it all. And in the end, the Los Angeles Rams walked away with a stunning 26-23 road victory over the New Orleans Saints in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. With the win, the Rams are now headed to the Super Bowl. The Rams, which trailed...
Rams-Chiefs-2018-MNF
The game not only lived up to the hype, but was one of the greatest games in NFL history. Fourteen touchdowns were scored, including three on defense. A total of 105 points were scored with both teams scoring over 50 points for the first time in NFL history. In the final...
Drew Brees
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees set an NFL record Monday night and did so in front of a prime-time national audience and the home crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The 39-year-old quarterback had one of the best performances of his 18-year career as he  completed 26-of-29 passes for 363...
Chiefs-Patrick-Mahomes
Through his first three games of his NFL career, Patrick Mahomes put on a show as the secodn year quarterback came into Monday's night's game averaging more than 300 passing yards and four touchdowns per game. Against Denver, Mahomes still through for over 300 yards but was limited to just...
BYU Top 20 Pro Athletes
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,...
Utah State Football
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,...
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...
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