Helmets Off

coach- fassel...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Mitchell: I Am Forever Grateful For Coach Fassel’s Wisdom, Timing

How did BYU’s 1986 top football recruit, a Latter-Day Saint quarterback from Utah County, not go to BYU? I’ll tell you how, Coach Fassel. 
12 months ago
Cam Rising and Jake Bentley - Utah Utes...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Utah Quarterback Watch: 2020 Season Doesn’t Really Count, Use It To Develop Players

Regardless of who the starting quarterback for Utah Football is this fall, I would treat this season as glorified spring football practice, if I were coaching.
2 years ago
Utah QB Rising...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Utah QB Watch: Whoever Starts Must Have A Simple Playbook

If Utah is serious about competing for a Pac-12 championship, it would be wise for them to have already internally named a starting quarterback.
2 years ago
Utah QB Battle...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Utah QB Battle: Utes Must Make Decision On Starter ASAP

Rumor on the street has it that the Utah Football staff will make a decision by this weekend to narrow its choice of quarterbacks down to two and there is a possibility, wait for it ... that a regular-season starter is named.
2 years ago
utah utes quarterback...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Utah Utes Quarterback Watch: A Good Problem To Have

Follow along with former University of Utah quarterback Scott Mitchell as he analyzes the quarterback battle for the Utah Utes.
2 years ago
Zach Wilson - BYU...
Madisan Hinkhouse, KSL Sports

Former Utah QB: Zach Wilson Deserves To Be In Heisman Conversation & How He Can Stay There

Wilson is receiving national attention so far this season. That's one thing he will need to be considered for the Heisman.
2 years ago
passing of don shula...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Scott Mitchell Thanks Legendary Don Shula For Helping Him Live NFL Dream

I couldn’t help but remember the first time I walked into coach Shula’s office shortly after I was drafted by the Dolphins in 1990 - I was star-struck and in complete awe.
2 years ago
FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS - JANUARY 04: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks on from the...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Here’s Why You Should Be Excited To Watch Tom Brady In Tampa Bay

Tom Brady going to Tampa Bay rocked the NFL - just like when he first took over for Drew Bledsoe.
2 years ago
Tyler Huntley...
Madisan Hinkhouse, KSL Sports

Tyler Huntley Should Blow People Away In XFL On Path To NFL

A league of this nature is the perfect place for former Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley
2 years ago
Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on against the Washington Wizards in the first half...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Lessons Learned From The Tragic Loss Of Kobe Bryant

As I woke up the past few days I keep having this thought that even though I get up - Kobe Bryant will not wake up today or tomorrow or ever again.
2 years ago
Quarterback Scott Mitchell of the Detroit Lions hangs his head in frustration as he walks off the f...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Former Quarterback: Winning In The NFL Is A Losing Proposition

If you understand pro football the only thing that matters is winning the Super Bowl, anything else is a failure.
2 years ago
Gardner Minshew #15 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs off the field after a turn over on downs durin...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Opinion: Don’t Bench Super Bowl Winner For Flashy New Guy

You don’t bench a Super Bowl-winning quarterback - or do you?
3 years ago
Dwayne Haskins #7 of the Washington Redskins is interviewed after the Redskins defeated the Detroit...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Haskins Should Have Never Missed The Victory Formation

Dwayne Haskins is the product of an entitled generation that has no idea how hard it is to succeed in the NFL.
3 years ago
Colin Kaepernick makes a pass during a private NFL workout held at Charles R Drew high school on No...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Opinion: Kaepernick’s Voice Would Be Loudest On An NFL Field

If Colin Kaepernick wants to play in the NFL, he needs to focus on playing football, but, does he actually even want to be playing football anymore?
3 years ago
Myles Garrett #85 of the Cleveland Browns looks over the offense during the second half of a game a...
Madisan Hinkhouse, KSL Sports

Former NFL QB: Myles Garrett Should Be Criminally Charged

After swinging and hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with a helmet, Browns defensive lineman Myles Garrett should be criminally prosecuted
3 years ago
Eddie Jackson #39 of the Chicago Bears and Prince Amukamara #20 of the Chicago Bears celebrates a d...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Mitchell: Don’t Miss A Game; NFL Enters Most Wonderful Time Of Year

Is it possible that one NFL game, whether it’s a win or a loss, can be the defining moment in an NFL season?  I say emphatically - yes.
3 years ago
Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens scores a first quarter touchdown against the N...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Opinion: Lamar Jackson In Battle With Mahomes For Top NFL QB

As good as Patrick Mahomes is, Lamar Jackson might end up being better.
3 years ago
Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints reacts after a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals at M...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Drew Brees Came Back Early; Here’s Why

Hearing Drew Brees talk about why he was emphatic about returning to the lineup now instead of waiting two weeks brought up a slew of emotions in Scott Mitchell.
3 years ago
Sam Darnold #14 of the New York Jets looks on against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on Octo...
Scott Mitchell, KSL Sports

Jets Uproar About Darnold ‘Seeing Ghosts’ Signals They’ll Never Win Big

While the organization is up in arms, this the healthiest comment you could hear from a young NFL quarterback looking to grow.
3 years ago
Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer celebrates winning the Rose Bowl Game presented by North...
Madisan Hinkhouse, KSL Sports

Mitchell: Urban Meyer Does Not Fit In NFL

Former Utah, Florida and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer raised speculation that he wants an NFL job, Scott Mitchell, hosts of Helmets Off said while Meyer is a great college coach, he wouldn't fit in the NFL.
3 years ago
Kalen Ballage #27 of the Miami Dolphins reacts after causing an intereception in the foruth quarter...
Madisan Hinkhouse, KSL Sports

NFL Players Demanding Trades/Waivers Is Not New

"Nobody wants to be on a bad team."
3 years ago
Travis Pastrana performs his stunt in the Moto X Best Trick competition during the ESPN X-Games on ...
Madisan Hinkhouse, KSL Sports

Travis Pastrana On The Dumbest Stunt He Ever Attempted

And how his motivations have changed with age.
3 years ago
GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 20: James Jones #89 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates with fans after s...
Madisan Hinkhouse, KSL Sports

Who Are The Best NFL Football Fans?

Every fan thinks their fandom is the BEST fandom, but one researcher used data to answer the question - who has the best NFL football fans?
3 years ago
John Elway #7, Quarterback for the Denver Broncos calls the play on the line of scrimmage during th...
Madisan Hinkhouse, KSL Sports

Building The Ultimate NFL QB With Scott Mitchell

Think of the greatest quarterbacks you know. Now take them apart and piece together the best parts of each one to create a super quarterback.
3 years ago