BYU football players gather for 30 year reunion of 1984 championship

Credit: Mark A. Philbrick, BYU Photo
Credit: Mark A. Philbrick, BYU Photo
Credit: Mark A. Philbrick
Credit: Mark A. Philbrick, BYU Photo
Credit: Mark A. Philbrick, BYU Photo


More than 40 former BYU players from the 1984 national football championship team gathered Jan. 24 at LaVell Edwards Stadium for their 30th reunion.

The group heard remarks from Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles who was president of BYU in 1984. Team captains Jim Herrmann, Glen Kozlowski, reunion coordinator Robbie Bosco and Coach LaVell Edwards also spoke at the reunion.

“I loved you in ‘84 and I’m crazy about you 30 years later,” Elder Holland said. “The real investment wasn’t that year. The older you get, the more important three things will be to you: your family, your friends and your faith. However diverse and different those families and friends and faith are you seem to me to still represent the very, very best of that.”

“I rarely think about games and scores, but it's about people and what they are doing in their lives today,” Coach Edwards said. “In visiting here tonight, I'm more proud of you now than when you were playing.”

Those in attendance paid respects to over a dozen players and administrators who had passed away from the 1984 team.

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