Athletes Who Are Strong Mormons

Many athletes speak up for a variety of religious beliefs. The top Mormon sports stars are some of the most visible personalities in this regard. They use their tremendous platform as a platform for sharing their faith. Athletes who are strong Mormons make great speakers for a variety of keynote events and church appearances. 

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One of the most successful active coaches in the National Football League, Andy Reid has amassed an impressive resume in 16 years as a head coach. Reid led the Philadelphia Eagles to four straight NFC...

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Dale Murphy is a retired MLB outfielder and first baseman who played 18 years in the league with three different teams. His professional career began with the Atlanta Braves in 1976, appearing in 19 g...

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Jabari Parker is a professional small forward/ power forward for the Atlanta Hawks. Parker attended Duke University where he debuted on November 8 2013. Parker was unanimously selected for the Atlanti...

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Jimmer Fredette became a national sensation while playing college basketball at Brigham Young University. Fredette averaged 22.1 points per game as a junior and led the nation with 28.9 points per gam...

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Mark Schultz and his brother Dave were one of the only pairs to wrestle together in large scale events until his untimely death on January 26, 1996 when he was murdered by multimillionaire and philant...

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Noelle Pikus-Pace is a skeleton racer whose career began in 2001. Pikus-Pace won the women’s Skeleton World Cup overall title in 2004-05. After she won the silver medal in the women’s skeleton event a...

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Rowdy Gaines didn’t try his hand at swimming until he was a junior in high school; he quickly succeeded in the new sport and even earned a scholarship for swimming to Auburn University. Gaines develop...

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Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger is the inspiration of the 1993 movie Rudy, which is widely considered one of the top sports movies of all time. Rudy’s story begins in Joliet, IL where the 5’6” hardnosed high...

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College and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young is a one of a kind talent.  A consensus first-team All-American and Davey O’Brien Award winner at Brigham Young University, You...

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Thurl Bailey is a retired professional basketball power forward, playing 16 seasons. Prior to his long NBA career, Bailey played for the NC State Wolfpack from 1979 to 1983, leading the Wolfpack on th...

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As a five-sport letterman and Texas Player of the Year award winner in football, Ty Detmer was given plenty of opportunities to play college football. He chose to attend Brigham Young University where...