Austin Collie’s redemption and other Mormons in the NFL

Austin Collie has had a rough year. After concussions shortened his time in Indianapolis, Collie tried to make San Francisco’s roster but was released at the end of training camp. He was picked up by the New England Patriots Oct. 3 … Continue reading»

Three future missionaries and a Florida A&M Rattler

A season-ending injury has drastically changed the long-term plans for University of New Mexico women’s basketball player Whitney Johnson. After missing all but two games of her freshman season for an ACL tear, the redshirt sophomore from Highland, Utah, suffered … Continue reading»

Saint Xavier University is a four-year school located in Chicago. The school’s football team, the Cougars, plays in the NAIA’s Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. That’s where you will find Spencer Nolen. Nolen is the Cougars’ senior kicker/punter. He’s also a … Continue reading»

One is a 6-foot-4, 280-pound defensive lineman for Arizona State. The other is a 6-foot, right-handed pitcher for the Missoula Osprey, the rookie league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Perhaps the only thing Gannon Conway and Adam Miller have in … Continue reading»

With a new football season comes a handful of new Mormons in the NFL. Star Lotulelei is with the Carolina Panthers; Ziggy Ansah plays for the Detroit Lions; Manti Te’o and Brad Sorensen are teammates with the San Diego Chargers. … Continue reading»

If Nic Purcell manages to make the Philadelphia Eagles’ roster this fall, it could be one of the greatest underdog, feel-good stories in a long time. Purcell, a 6-foot-6, 305-pound, offensive tackle from Auckland, New Zealand, didn’t set foot on … Continue reading»