Several athletes who are also members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have embraced Twitter. Notable names like NBA rookie Jimmer Fredette, promising high school recruit Jabari Parker, Olympic gold medalist Torah Bright and Baltimore pitcher Jeremy Guthrie are among many who have taken to the social media as a means of interacting with fans and peers. This is a list of 25 LDS athletes with active Twitter accounts. Read the story here: Quite a following: Mormon major leaguer catches on with Twitter See Trent's list on Twitter
Won an NCAA championship at North Carolina State and enjoyed a long professional basketball career. Today Thurl is an NBA analyst, inspirational speaker, singer, songwriter and father.
Former Stanford All-American and 9-year NBA veteran is now pursuing an MBA at Stanford University.
California native won three super bowl rings the San Francisco 49ers. He was the head football coach at the University of California-Berkeley and is now BYU’s director of athletics.
The Arizona native played football at Snow College and USC before he was drafted to be an anchor on the offensive line for the Arizona Cardinals.
Member of the 1984 BYU national championship team, now an ESPN college football analyst.
Australian snowboarder and Olympic gold medalist.
Alabama native played basketball for BYU from 1985-88. Has gone on to become an entrepreneur and real estate investor.
At age 16, the high school star from Chicago is the top prep recruits in the country.
A right-handed pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles.
During an 18-year MLB career, Murphy played for the Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies and Colorado Rockies, and earned back-to-back MVP awards.
A junior guard and forward for the BYU basketball team.
Olympic gold medalist, only undefeated 4-time NCAA champion, and currently the head wrestling coach at Penn State.
A former standout at the University of Utah, now starting on the defensive line for the New York Jets.
A former BYU all-American who now plays for the Sacramento Kings.
A sophomore fullback/tight end at the University of Utah.
He is the running backs coach and recruiting coordinator at BYU.
Played basketball for the University of Utah, the NBA and in Europe.
Played at Arizona State and several years with the Baltimore Ravens before he was signed by the Arizona Cardinals in 2011.
Former BYU and NFL football player, now a sports broadcaster in Philadelphia.
Former BYU and Fresno State head basketball coach who now works as a college basketball analyst for BYUtv.
Former BYU linebacker, now with the St. Louis Rams.
Played quarterback for BYU before becoming a football and basketball television analyst for NBC sports, the Mountain Sports Network and BYUtv.
A faculty member at BYU-Hawaii and NBA analyst for ESPN.
Wore the BYU basketball uniform in the early 1990s. Currently a color commentator for KSL Radio’s BYU basketball broadcasts.
Olympic gymnast and gold medalist, speaker, fitness advocate, cyclist, surfer, runner, husband and father.