MormonTimes.com: Coming Thursday: An Unprecedented Move Published: July 30, 2008 12:00 am Updated: July 30, 2008 12:06 a.m. + Leave a comment John Beck's LDS mission helped him in his career as a professional football player. He was the first returned missionary to start as an NFL quarterback.Read the full story online at MormonTimes.com Add a comment Like that? Read this. Faith May 20, 2018 Church News: President Eyring rededicates Jordan River Utah Temple Faith 16 hours ago How a dream while en route to Utah inspired an Arizona woman to write a book Faith May 19, 2018 What's Salt Lake's part in the royal wedding? Presiding bishop of Episcopal Church elected in Utah Faith yesterday Episcopalians reflect on staying power of ‘the sermon that stole the show’ Faith 7 hours ago LDS Church leaders provide insight into church finances Sports April 17, 2018 Quiz: Which Utah Jazz player are you?