Tom Hackett

Tom Hackett moved to Utah from Melbourne, Australia in 2012 after joining the University of Utah Football team as the punter. During his four year stint at the University of Utah, Tom was awarded the Ray Guy award (the best punter in the world award) two years in a row. He is a two-time All-America, a member of the Pac 12 all century team, and holds many punting records at the University of Utah. After his career ended with the Utes, he signed an undrafted free agent contract with the New York Jets. Tom started working with Bonneville Media in January 2019. He is the host of Special Forces Gang Podcast along with Andy Phillips and is in the process of developing Bonneville’s newest Podcast, Real Salt Lake. Tom currently lives in Salt Lake city with his wife Kate and best friend and lover of the mountains Berkeley The Dog. Tom is passionate about golfing, exercising, cooking and spending times with the ones he loves the most.

Real Salt Lake’s Postseason Run Comes To A Crashing Halt With Defeat To Timbers In Western Conference Final

Real Salt Lake lose in the Western Conference Final to Portland for a fourth time this season.
1 day ago

Real Salt Lake Academy Duo Called Into USMNT Camp For Bosnia and Herzegovina Friendly

Two former RSL Academy stars hope to secure their first cap in a friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
3 days ago

Tony Finau One Shot Back Entering Weekend At Hero World Challenge

Tony Finau has put himself in a superb position entering the weekend in the Bahamas.
3 days ago

What To Know Ahead Of Real Salt Lake’s Western Conference Final Clash With Portland

Real Salt Lake and Portland Timbers will clash for a spot in the MLS Cup Final.
3 days ago

Real Salt Lake Given Eight Percent Chance Of Lifting MLS Cup, According To Data

The chances that Real Salt Lake lifts silverware are slim, according to recent data.
4 days ago

Damir Kreilach Robbed As MLS Best XI Announced With No Real Salt Lake Representation

Real Salt Lake's Damir Kreilach failed to earn an MLS Best XI nod, despite his historic 2021 regular season.
4 days ago

Real Salt Lake Unbothered By Recent Portland Results, Inspired By Ambition

Real Salt Lake oblivious to recent history against Portland ahead of Western Conference Final.
4 days ago

How Will Pablo Mastroeni Attempt To Replace Everton Luiz Against Portland?

Pablo Mastroeni knows how he will attempt to replace Everton Luiz, he just won't share it.
5 days ago

Utah Jazz Owner Ryan Smith To Caddie For Tony Finau In Bahamas This Week

Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith will be on the bag for Tony Finau in the Bahamas this week.
5 days ago

Tony Finau Eyeing Silverware at Hero World Challenge This Week

Tony Finau is back in action at a venue that has proved itself fruitful over the years.
6 days ago

Real Salt Lake Showcasing The Power Of Belief As Fight For Conference Supremacy Continues

Real Salt Lake believes they are capable despite the doubts from pundits.
7 days ago

Real Salt Lake Captain Albert Rusnák Available To Return For Western Conference Final

Real Salt Lake captain Albert Rusnák will be available for the Western Conference Final following a bout with COVID-19.
7 days ago

Real Salt Lake Fans Swarm Team Bus On Arrival From Heroic SKC Win

Real Salt Lake fans welcomed the club back from Kansas City following semifinal victory.
7 days ago

Hackett: If Real Salt Lake Does Not Hire Mastroeni Then Another Club Will

Pablo Mastroeni has likely secured his immediate coaching future with or without Real Salt Lake.
7 days ago

Social Media Reacts To Real Salt Lake’s Upset Victory Against Sporting Kansas City

Social media reacts to Real Salt Lake's upset victory against Sporting Kansas City.
8 days ago

Real Salt Lake Stun Sporting Kansas City Booking Western Conference Final Clash With Timbers

KANSAS CITY – Real Salt Lake stunned Sporting Kansas City and Major League Soccer with an unimaginable upset win in the dying minutes of the Western Conference Semifinal thanks to two second-half goals by substitutes Anderson Julio and Bobby Wood. RSL beat Sporting KC, 2-1. Interim manager Pablo Mastroeni opted for an unchanged line-up following […]
8 days ago

Real Salt Lake To Rely Again On Homegrown Backline For Western Conference Semifinal

The RSL Academy has produced one of the most prolific defenses in all of Major League Soccer.
8 days ago

Real Salt Lake Bracing For Ferocious Contest Against Sporting Kansas City In Playoff Affair

Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City will be ferocious this upcoming Sunday.
9 days ago

Exclusive: Albert Rusnák To Miss SKC Match, Speaks Publicly For First Time Since Contracting COVID-19

Real Salt Lake will be without their captain Albert Rusnák for the fixture against SKC.
12 days ago

Justin Meram Relinquished Shootout Position To Allow Homegrown Heroics In RSL Playoff Win

Justin Meram gave Justin Glad the sixth penalty kick to seal the victory for Real Salt Lake against Seattle Sounders.
12 days ago

Justen Glad’s Sister Experienced Delirium Watching Brother Secure Real Salt Lake Victory In Shootout

Real Salt Lake fans, including Justen Glad's sister, were ecstatic following the team's victory at Seattle.
12 days ago

Real Salt Lake Stun Seattle In Penalty Shootout To Advance To Conference Semifinal

SALT LAKE CITY – Real Salt Lake beat second-seed Seattle Sounders with the sixth kick of a penalty shoot-out to eliminate the Sounders and book a date with Sporting Kansas City in the conference semifinals. Real Salt Lake was the only away team to advance from the first round of the 2021 MLS playoffs. “The onus […]
12 days ago

Rubio Rubin Bicycle Kick Wins MLS Goal Of The Year

Rubio Rubin becomes the second Real Salt Lake player to win MLS Goal of the Year.
12 days ago

Nicolás Lodeiro To Start On Bench But Get Minutes Against Real Salt Lake, Schmetzer Confirms

Nicolás Lodeiro will be on the bench as Seattle hosts Real Salt Lake this evening.
13 days ago