Lavell Edwards


Opinion: What I learned from LaVell Edwards

The moment I met my father-in-law, we formed a special bond. He was the head coach of the BYU football team. I came from a family of three sisters and knew nothing about football. But when we met he handed me a can of Diet Coke and said, “Here’s breakfast.” I knew then that we’d forever be friends.

LaVell Edwards knew Andy Reid would make a great coach. History confirmed it

It’s a well-known story. Andy Reid, an English major at BYU at the time, thought he might become a doctor or maybe a writer. He didn’t really consider a career in coaching until LaVell Edwards, his coach at BYU from 1978-81, suggested it one day. “Have you thought about being a coach?” he asked Reid. “You’d be a good one.”

Saints Coach Sean Payton Praises LaVell Edwards, Discusses Taysom Hill In QB Battle

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton praised legendary BYU football coach LaVell Edwards and discussed his team’s upcoming quarterback battle between Taysom Hill and Jameis Winston. Payton talked about the pair of BYU greats during an interview on the Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday,...