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John and Barbara Beck with their boys at FedEx Field, home of the Washington Redskins. Beck is giving the CFL try after signing with the BC Lions.

Former BYU quarterback John Beck is bringing his big arm and unusual background to the Canadian Football League. He might be the most interesting man in the CFL.

“It’s not that I have the worldliness,” Beck told The Province. “I’m trying not to have the worldliness. Somebody of the world might be frustrated they're not still in the NFL. I gave it the very best I could. I have a healthy body and want to keep playing.”

In other news:

— Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy regarded as a "red-chip" NFL prospect.

— The West Coast Conference is searching for a new commissioner. The San Jose Mercury News takes a look at the search to replace Jamie Zaninovich.

— Former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps is reportedly transferring again, according to ESPN. However, KUSports.com reports otherwise.