Gephardt Podcast ‘Big Game’ Special: Beehive State’s football legacy alive and well in the NFL, including Super Bowl

Kansas City Coach Andy Reid hugs QB Patrick Mahomes after the Chiefs defeated the Bengals 23-20 in the AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 29, 2022. Reid spent his college career at BYU where he played as an offensive lineman 1978-1980. He later became a BYU assistant football coach under LaVell Edwards. Photo: Sam Lutz/Kansas City Chiefs

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 9, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — The countdown is underway to the Big Game in Phoenix, and on both teams, players and coaches with ties to Utah’s top notch football programs, on both collegiate and high school, will soon be a part of NFL history, participants in what many believe is the crown jewel of professional sporting events.

But top performing Utah athletes play for plenty of other teams than just the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs. Homegrown Utah football talent can be found throughout the league.

In this special “Big Game, Pre-Game Edition” of the Bill Gephardt Show Podcast, you’ll hear from Gephardt Daily sportswriter Jared Page, whose in-depth weekly coverage of Utah’s homegrown players and coaches has reached and delighted hundreds of thousands of local sports fans on social media this season.

For a look back at the Utah-based players who have been “representing” in the NFL this season, check the podcast below.

This sponsored edition of the Bill Gephardt Show Podcast is made possible by these supporters of independent local journalism: Hillside Tires, Legacy Roofing, Stauffer’s Towing, Brad DeBry Law Firm ES Solar, Utah Disaster Kleenup, All Utah Plumbing, Heating and Air.


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