Jim McMahon http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Jim McMahon en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:42:41 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss The 25 most highly drafted football players from BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602518/The-25-most-highly-drafted-football-players-from-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602518/The-25-most-highly-drafted-football-players-from-BYU.html Breaking down how the 25 most highly drafted BYU football players did during their time in the NFL. Tue, 06 May 2014 12:00:00 MDT CougarLinks: Kyle Van Noy ranks among elite defenders in NFL draft, according to CBSSports.com http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601477/CougarLinks-Kyle-Van-Noy-ranks-among-elite-defenders-in-NFL-draft-according-to-CBSSportscom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601477/CougarLinks-Kyle-Van-Noy-ranks-among-elite-defenders-in-NFL-draft-according-to-CBSSportscom.html Former BYU star Kyle Van Noy "ranks among the elite defenders in the entire (NFL draft) class," according to CBSSports.com.... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:40:00 MDT Jim McMahon closing in on graduating from BYU, opening door for induction into school's hall of fame http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601335/Jim-McMahon-closing-in-on-graduating-from-BYU-opening-door-for-induction-into-schools-hall-of-fame.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601335/Jim-McMahon-closing-in-on-graduating-from-BYU-opening-door-for-induction-into-schools-hall-of-fame.html Jim McMahon posted an announcement on Twitter Thursday that he passed his statistics class and is set to graduate from BYU.... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:35:00 MDT Ken Driggs: Let's hope the mantle of McMahon descends on Taysom Hill against Wisconsin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589860/Ken-Driggs-Lets-hope-the-mantle-of-McMahon-descends-on-Taysom-Hill-against-Wisconsin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589860/Ken-Driggs-Lets-hope-the-mantle-of-McMahon-descends-on-Taysom-Hill-against-Wisconsin.html I watched an interesting football battle in September 1980. It pitted the once-proud Wisconsin Badger program against the... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:41:08 MST Unforgettable records in local college football history that will make your eyes pop http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589109/Unforgettable-records-in-local-college-football-history-that-will-make-your-eyes-pop.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589109/Unforgettable-records-in-local-college-football-history-that-will-make-your-eyes-pop.html Cody Hoffman is set to break three major career receiving records in a short time frame. What are some of the other... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:11:17 MDT 10 moments that made BYU and NFL quarterback Jim McMahon famous — and infamous http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588469/10-moments-that-made-BYU-and-NFL-quarterback-Jim-McMahon-famous-2-and-infamous.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588469/10-moments-that-made-BYU-and-NFL-quarterback-Jim-McMahon-famous-2-and-infamous.html The "Punky QB" and the prowler of the BYU backfield has had his moments. His antics over the course of his career as a BYU... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:28:10 MDT Remembering comebacks, and their achitects http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587845/Remembering-comebacks-and-their-achitects.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587845/Remembering-comebacks-and-their-achitects.html Billy Casper and Jim McMahon lead a star-studded class of 2013 into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame. Sun, 06 Oct 2013 18:19:32 MDT The fighter: Former BYU, NFL quarterback Jim McMahon aims to win the toughest challenge of his life http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587776/The-fighter-Former-BYU-NFL-quarterback-Jim-McMahon-aims-to-win-the-toughest-challenge-of-his-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587776/The-fighter-Former-BYU-NFL-quarterback-Jim-McMahon-aims-to-win-the-toughest-challenge-of-his-life.html Former Roy High, BYU and NFL quarterback Jim McMahon is battling to win the toughest challenge of his life — overcoming... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 17:35:00 MDT NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits for $765 million http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636755/NFL-players-to-settle-concussion-lawsuits-for-765-million.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636755/NFL-players-to-settle-concussion-lawsuits-for-765-million.html The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:47:28 MDT What's new: Brad Rock shares tales from the BYU Cougars sideline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585247/Whats-new-Brad-Rock-shares-tales-from-the-BYU-Cougars-sideline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585247/Whats-new-Brad-Rock-shares-tales-from-the-BYU-Cougars-sideline.html Deseret News sports columnist Brad Rock writes a hilarious collection of stories and anecdotes about the BYU football program. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 05:00:00 MDT BYU's Ziggy Ansah and USU's Matt Austin sign multi-year deals with Detroit and Seattle http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579809/BYUs-Ziggy-Ansah-and-USUs-Matt-Austin-sign-multi-year-deals-with-Detroit-and-Seattle.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579809/BYUs-Ziggy-Ansah-and-USUs-Matt-Austin-sign-multi-year-deals-with-Detroit-and-Seattle.html The two former Beehive State standouts have now officially signed to play in the NFL for the 2013 season and beyond. Fri, 10 May 2013 15:50:00 MDT Report: Ziggy Ansah gets free movie tickets for a year after wearing 3D glasses to NFL draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579437/Report-Ziggy-Ansah-gets-free-movie-tickets-for-a-year-after-wearing-3D-glasses-to-NFL-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579437/Report-Ziggy-Ansah-gets-free-movie-tickets-for-a-year-after-wearing-3D-glasses-to-NFL-draft.html Ziggy Ansah wore 3D movie glasses to the NFL draft mostly as a joke. Now Ansah is being thanked by IMAX in the form of free... Fri, 03 May 2013 16:05:00 MDT Today in sports: Ainge's drive leads to BYU Sweet 16 win http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576140/Today-in-sports-Ainges-drive-leads-to-BYU-Sweet-16-win.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576140/Today-in-sports-Ainges-drive-leads-to-BYU-Sweet-16-win.html It was on this day, March 19, 1981, that BYU had one of its most memorable basketball games in its history, the miracle... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:50:00 MDT Ziggy Ansah continues to impact BYU program, coaches http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574941/Ziggy-Ansah-continues-to-impact-BYU-program-coaches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574941/Ziggy-Ansah-continues-to-impact-BYU-program-coaches.html As BYU outside linebackers coach Kelly Poppinga watched the Senior Bowl on television last month, he couldn't help but laugh. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 19:30:00 MST Dick Harmon: Orem man has Tiger by the Top-Flite http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573928/Orem-man-has-Tiger-by-the-Top-Flite.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573928/Orem-man-has-Tiger-by-the-Top-Flite.html A collection of signed golf balls from the legends of the sport is impressive for an Orem man. But the ones that mean the... Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:50:00 MST Pacesetters and title-game starters: Utah ties to the Super Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572005/Pacesetters-and-title-game-starters-Utah-ties-to-the-Super-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572005/Pacesetters-and-title-game-starters-Utah-ties-to-the-Super-Bowl.html Whether it's head coaches, college athletes or prep stars, the state of Utah has experienced several moments where players... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:45:00 MST Former BYU quarterback Ty Detmer inducted into College Football Hall of Fame http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617040/Former-BYU-quarterback-Ty-Detmer-inducted-into-College-Football-Hall-of-Fame.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617040/Former-BYU-quarterback-Ty-Detmer-inducted-into-College-Football-Hall-of-Fame.html Former BYU quarterback Ty Detmer was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night at the Waldorf-Astoria... Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:30:00 MST BYU football: Ty Detmer set for Hall of Fame induction tonight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568041/BYU-football-Ty-Detmer-set-for-Hall-of-Fame-induction-tonight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568041/BYU-football-Ty-Detmer-set-for-Hall-of-Fame-induction-tonight.html Former BYU quarterback Ty Detmer is just hours away from officially being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 10:33:35 MST Dick Harmon: Former BYU QB Jim McMahon's brain in hands of inventor of the MRI http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566589/Former-BYU-QB-Jim-McMahons-brain-in-hands-of-inventor-of-the-MRI.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566589/Former-BYU-QB-Jim-McMahons-brain-in-hands-of-inventor-of-the-MRI.html Former BYU and Chicago Bear quarterback legend has begun treatments at the hands of a famous New York City doctor. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 06:00:00 MST Brad Rock: I'll keep the memories for Cougar great Jim McMahon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765612650/Ill-keep-the-memories-for-Cougar-great-Jim-McMahon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765612650/Ill-keep-the-memories-for-Cougar-great-Jim-McMahon.html Jim McMahon's girlfriend says he sometimes picks up his car keys but forgets his destination. He walks into a room and... Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:27:52 MDT BYU football: Athletic director Tom Holmoe says he wants Jim McMahon's jersey retired http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564787/BYU-football-Athletic-director-Tom-Holmoe-says-he-wants-Jim-McMahons-jersey-retired.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564787/BYU-football-Athletic-director-Tom-Holmoe-says-he-wants-Jim-McMahons-jersey-retired.html Former BYU and Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon has accomplished a lot in his life. But one honor he hasn't received is... Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:51:39 MDT BYU football notebook: Former Y. great Ty Detmer to be honored at halftime http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611144/BYU-football-notebook-Former-Y-great-Ty-Detmer-to-be-honored-at-halftime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611144/BYU-football-notebook-Former-Y-great-Ty-Detmer-to-be-honored-at-halftime.html Former BYU quarterback Ty Detmer, the 1990 Heisman Trophy winner, will be honored at halftime of Saturday's game against... Fri, 12 Oct 2012 14:07:11 MDT Did Jim McMahon's concussions cause dementia? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563398/Did-Jim-McMahons-concussions-cause-dementia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563398/Did-Jim-McMahons-concussions-cause-dementia.html Jim McMahon isn't completely losing his mind, but he is noticing dementia-like symptoms, which he says are a product of... Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:52:48 MDT Former BYU, Bears QB Jim McMahon talks of early-stage dementia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765607198/Former-BYU-Bears-QB-Jim-McMahon-talks-of-early-stage-dementia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765607198/Former-BYU-Bears-QB-Jim-McMahon-talks-of-early-stage-dementia.html Former Chicago Bears and BYU quarterback Jim McMahon, who is suffering from early-stage dementia, has told a Chicago... Wed, 26 Sep 2012 20:09:42 MDT High school football: Surprising teams still unbeaten http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765603722/High-school-football-Surprising-teams-still-unbeaten.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765603722/High-school-football-Surprising-teams-still-unbeaten.html There are still 18 undefeated high school football teams remaining in Utah. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 21:07:50 MDT BYU football: BYU's senior quarterbacks have won 10 of last 11 vs. Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765603513/BYU-football-BYUs-senior-quarterbacks-have-won-10-of-last-11-vs-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765603513/BYU-football-BYUs-senior-quarterbacks-have-won-10-of-last-11-vs-Utah.html When the Cougars start a senior quarterback, they have won 10 of the last 11 games against Utah, including three in a row. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 23:09:15 MDT Vai's View: Time is right for BYU to honor Jim McMahon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765602471/Time-is-right-for-BYU-to-honor-Jim-McMahon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765602471/Time-is-right-for-BYU-to-honor-Jim-McMahon.html Jim McMahon is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week for the seventh time in his life Fri, 07 Sep 2012 17:43:19 MDT BYU football: Why Riley Nelson's teammates love him http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561733/BYU-football-Why-Riley-Nelsons-teammates-love-him.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561733/BYU-football-Why-Riley-Nelsons-teammates-love-him.html As BYU gave Washington State a shellacking in its season opener last Thursday, one thing became apparent: Riley Nelson's... Tue, 04 Sep 2012 11:14:20 MDT BYU football: Cougars have 2013 date in Wisconsin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592198/BYU-football-Cougars-have-2013-date-in-Wisconsin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765592198/BYU-football-Cougars-have-2013-date-in-Wisconsin.html Since going independent, one of the challenges for the BYU football program has been scheduling meaningful, intriguing games... Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:18:38 MDT BYU football: Riley Nelson named to 2012 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765590625/BYU-football-Riley-Nelson-named-to-2012-Davey-OBrien-National-Quarterback-Award-watch-list.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765590625/BYU-football-Riley-Nelson-named-to-2012-Davey-OBrien-National-Quarterback-Award-watch-list.html BYU senior quarterback Riley Nelson was named to the 2012 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list on Wednesday. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 09:21:16 MDT Ty Detmer talks about his Hall of Fame Induction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765576174/Ty-Detmer-talks-about-his-Hall-of-Fame-Induction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765576174/Ty-Detmer-talks-about-his-Hall-of-Fame-Induction.html BYU's Ty Detmer has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. Detmer commented on his induction in an ESPN interview. Tue, 15 May 2012 11:29:43 MDT Doug Robinson: NFL much too slow in responding to head-injuries problem http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765574608/NFL-much-too-slow-in-responding-to-head-injuries-problem.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765574608/NFL-much-too-slow-in-responding-to-head-injuries-problem.html The most troubling and discouraging aspect of brain injuries in the NFL is this: There is nothing that can be done to prevent... Tue, 08 May 2012 17:16:24 MDT Former Bears QB McMahon sued over bank's loans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567203/Former-Bears-QB-McMahon-sued-over-banks-loans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765567203/Former-Bears-QB-McMahon-sued-over-banks-loans.html In an attempt to recover $104 million, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim... Mon, 09 Apr 2012 14:10:56 MDT Blue roundup: Riley Nelson talks about what he's learned from previous BYU quarterbacks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552949/Blue-roundup-Riley-Nelson-talks-about-what-hes-learned-from-previous-BYU-quarterbacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552949/Blue-roundup-Riley-Nelson-talks-about-what-hes-learned-from-previous-BYU-quarterbacks.html BYU quarterback Riley Nelson is a student of the game. He's also a student of Cougar QB history. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:52:09 MDT Vai's View: Vai's view: Incentive for big plays? No problem. Bounties for injuries? Problem http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558138/Vais-view-Incentive-for-big-plays-No-problem-Bounties-for-injuries-Problem.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558138/Vais-view-Incentive-for-big-plays-No-problem-Bounties-for-injuries-Problem.html It's been more than 20 years, but NFL bounties resurfaced in the news again this week. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 14:13:47 MST 4 NFL concussion lawsuits being combined in Philly http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220888/4-NFL-concussion-lawsuits-being-combined-in-Philly.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220888/4-NFL-concussion-lawsuits-being-combined-in-Philly.html At least four lawsuits blaming the NFL for concussion-related dementia and brain disease will be consolidated in... Tue, 31 Jan 2012 23:46:52 MST 4 NFL concussion lawsuits being combined in Philly http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220738/4-NFL-concussion-lawsuits-being-combined-in-Philly.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220738/4-NFL-concussion-lawsuits-being-combined-in-Philly.html At least four lawsuits blaming the NFL for concussion-related dementia and brain disease will be consolidated in... Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:50:05 MST 4 NFL concussion lawsuits being combined in Philly http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220688/4-NFL-concussion-lawsuits-being-combined-in-Philly.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700220688/4-NFL-concussion-lawsuits-being-combined-in-Philly.html At least four lawsuits blaming the NFL for concussion-related dementia and brain disease will be consolidated in... Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:24:14 MST Vai's View: Vai's View: Story of team manager Mel Farr, miracle behind BYU's Miracle Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219640/Vais-View-Story-of-team-manager-Mel-Farr-miracle-behind-BYUs-Miracle-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219640/Vais-View-Story-of-team-manager-Mel-Farr-miracle-behind-BYUs-Miracle-Bowl.html Life isn't fair. Sometimes those with the heart, the discipline, the will and the most desire to play football aren't always... Fri, 27 Jan 2012 14:07:29 MST NFL: Concussion claims don't belong in courts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219316/NFL-Concussion-claims-dont-belong-in-courts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219316/NFL-Concussion-claims-dont-belong-in-courts.html Former NFL players should not be permitted to sue for damages over concussions they suffered because player safety issues... Thu, 26 Jan 2012 15:21:06 MST US panel mulls merge of NFL concussion suits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219274/US-panel-mulls-merge-of-NFL-concussion-suits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219274/US-panel-mulls-merge-of-NFL-concussion-suits.html An attorney for the NFL says former players should not be allowed to sue for damages over concussions they suffered because... Thu, 26 Jan 2012 13:16:13 MST Ex-players accuse NFL of fraud over concussions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217046/Ex-players-accuse-NFL-of-fraud-over-concussions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217046/Ex-players-accuse-NFL-of-fraud-over-concussions.html NFL officials conspired to hide evidence linking concussions to dementia and brain disease, seven retired players charge in... Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:19:47 MST Top videos to get you ready for bowl season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396183/Top-videos-to-get-you-ready-for-bowl-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396183/Top-videos-to-get-you-ready-for-bowl-season.html College football bowls are a holiday tradition. The student athletes and coaches in these games have provided some stunning... Wed, 21 Dec 2011 14:39:02 MST AP Source: Chow to become next Hawaii head coach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208786/AP-Source-Chow-to-become-next-Hawaii-head-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208786/AP-Source-Chow-to-become-next-Hawaii-head-coach.html Utah offensive coordinator Norm Chow has accepted the job as Hawaii's new head coach, a person with knowledge of the... Tue, 20 Dec 2011 17:53:11 MST BYU football: Cougars announce home-and-home series with Washington State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205701/BYU-football-Cougars-announce-home-and-home-series-with-Washington-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205701/BYU-football-Cougars-announce-home-and-home-series-with-Washington-State.html BYU will open the 2012 football season at home against Washington State on Sept. 1. Fri, 09 Dec 2011 16:24:52 MST Critics decry water agency building fake river http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204781/Critics-decry-water-agency-building-fake-river.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204781/Critics-decry-water-agency-building-fake-river.html The money a southern Utah water agency is spending for an artificial stream at its headquarters would be better spent... Wed, 07 Dec 2011 00:28:53 MST NFL concussion saga moves to new phase: litigation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189847/NFL-concussion-saga-moves-to-new-phase-litigation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189847/NFL-concussion-saga-moves-to-new-phase-litigation.html Thu, 20 Oct 2011 11:01:25 MDT Brad Rock: Ex-Aggie Calvillo becomes an icon in the Northland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700187742/Ex-Aggie-Calvillo-becomes-an-icon-in-the-Northland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700187742/Ex-Aggie-Calvillo-becomes-an-icon-in-the-Northland.html The top passer ever to come out of Utah wasn't Alex Smith, Jim McMahon, Steve Young, Robbie Bosco, Scott Mitchell, Bob... Thu, 13 Oct 2011 14:20:58 MDT Brad Rock: BYU football's Clay Brown changed team history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700180910/BYU-footballs-Clay-Brown-changed-team-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700180910/BYU-footballs-Clay-Brown-changed-team-history.html Clay Brown wasn't as big as I expected, but that's not so surprising. He has grown larger than life in a lot of peoples' minds. Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:31:32 MDT