Cougar Converts

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About the author:
Jedd Parkinson is a co-founder and managing editor of Total Blue Sports, a Fox Sports affiliate. He has covered BYU athletics since 2002 and his work has been published by Total Blue and the Deseret News/ Jedd received his MBA from BYU in 1997. He has worked in international business since 1990 and taught business courses as an adjunct professor for five years.
Talo Steves is also a co-founder and managing editor of Total Blue Sports. He has been covering BYU sports since 2002 and his articles appear on and in Total Blue Sports magazine. Talo has made numerous appearances on television and radio as a BYU sports expert and is a regular guest on Cougar Sports 960 in Utah.
Matt Hodge has covered BYU athletics since 2007 for Total Blue Sports. He joined Total Blue after graduating from BYU with a Bachelor's degree in print journalism in 2007. Matt is the editor-in-chief of both and Total Blue Sports Magazine.

Cougar Converts

Life-Changing Stories from BYU Athletics

Authored by Jedd Parkinson
Authored with Talo Kauvaka Steves, Matt Hodge

Most die-hard BYU Cougar fans attribute their love of the program to more than just wins and losses. BYU teams and athletes are unique because of the standards required to wear a Cougar uniform and the faith that they represent.

Written by authors with over 25 years of combined experience covering BYU sports, this book tells the stories of nine Cougar sports greats who came to BYU as non-members of the LDS faith. Each young man excelled as an athlete in his own right, but gained far more than just an athletic career and a degree while in Provo.

Read the conversion stories of BYU greats Ty Detmer, Curtis Brown, Scott Collie, Sete Aulai, Tom Holmoe, Corby Eason, Kresimir Cosic, Robbie Bosco and Shaun Nua, as told in their own words.

Publication Date:
061572311X / 9780615723112
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Religion / Christianity / Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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