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LaVell Edwards
LaVell Edwards
Birth: October 11, 1930
LaVell Edwards
Birth: October 11, 1930

LaVell Edwards is a former American football coach of Brigham Young University . In 1984, Edwards' BYU Cougars went 13-0 and won the national championship. He is considered the founder of the spread formation passing attack, and one of the most influential and innovative minds in college football history.

Edwards played football for Utah State University and earned a Masters degree at the University of Utah prior to coaching at BYU. While head football coach at BYU Edwards also earned a doctorate. He and his wife served an 18-month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New York City during 2002-2003.

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