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Rivals is powered by BYU Athletics. Scott Mitchell and Jason Buck, past football rivals at the university and professional level, come together to talk life and sports. Scott Mitchell was a record setting quarterback at University of Utah. He then went on to play for Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens, and Cincinnati Bengals. Jason Buck was drafted out of Brigham Young University in the first round of the NFL draft. He played on the defensive line for Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins. He earned a Super Bowl ring in the Redskins victory over Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVI.

Rivals is powered by BYU Athletics. Scott Mitchell and Jason Buck, past football rivals at the university and professional level, come together to talk life and sports. Scott Mitchell was a record setting quarterback at University of Utah. He then went on to play for Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens, and Cincinnati Bengals. Jason Buck was drafted out of Brigham Young University in the first round of the NFL draft. He played on the defensive line for Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins. He earned a Super Bowl ring in the Redskins victory over Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVI.

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Rivals is powered by BYU Athletics. Scott Mitchell and Jason Buck, past football rivals at the university and professional level, come together to talk life and sports. Scott Mitchell was a record setting quarterback at University of Utah. He then went on to play for Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens, and Cincinnati Bengals. Jason Buck was drafted out of Brigham Young University in the first round of the NFL draft. He played on the defensive line for Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins. He earned a Super Bowl ring in the Redskins victory over Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVI.

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English

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Episodes

Best Of: The Rules In College Football That Need To Be Changed

5/20/2020
Here are the rules that Scott Mitchell and Jason Buck think need to be changed in college football. Jason Buck said they need to protect the quarterback WAY LESS. Scott Mitchell said defensive ends (like Jason Buck) are the reasons these rules exist. Scott's rule has to do with societies short attention span. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:08

Best Of: Jason Dreams About Full Contact Golf

5/20/2020
If you had to play any other sport (besides football) what would it be? Jason invented a sport today: Full contact golf. That is what he would rather play. Scott's choice is more mellow than Jason's. Jason also mentions MMA fighting and which former BYU coaches he would like to take on. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:17

Best Of: Onside Kick After Safety ! ! ! Only Dick Lebeau

5/20/2020
Jason Buck and Scott Mitchell of Rivals talk about a man they both worked with for the NFL: Dick Lebeau. Both Jason and Scott played for Dick Lebeau at the Cincinnati Bengals. Even today, he picks up the phone for them. Lebeau is like Clint Eastwood. He's very cool but can get action-packed when needed. He was a pro bowl player in the NFL as a great defensive back. He had 62 interceptions in an era where they didn't throw the ball. Scott played for Dick Lebeau when he was a defensive...

Duration:00:23:19

Best Of: Scott And Jason Disagree On The Appropriateness of Trash Talk

5/15/2020
BYU defensive back Dayan Ghanwoloku talked about playing in Logan this weekend and what he expected, he started some light trash talk about dairy farms in Logan. Jason Buck wonders when these young kids will learn their lesson about trash talk. Scott just doesn’t understand what in the world the dairy farms have to do with BYU’s upcoming game against the Utah State Aggies. Jason grew up on a farm and takes ISSUE with the comment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:08

Best Of: Rivals Choose If You Had To Switch Sides - What Position Would It Be

5/15/2020
If Scott had to play defense what position would be play? If Jason had to play offense what position would he play? You may think Jason would go to the offensive line but his answer will surprise you. And what in the world would a quarterback do on defense? Facebook: Rivals Podcast Twitter: @therivalsshow See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:44

Best Of: Most Iconic Plays in Super Bowl History; Rivals Big Game Predictions

5/15/2020
Nothing like Super Bowl week. The Rivals talk about the most iconic plays in Super Bowl history. Scott talks about the first ever Super Bowl with a player who wasn't supposed to start, he was a wide receiver. He caught an unbelievable pass from Bart Starr. Jason remembers a muffed field goal that had the ball getting tossed around between the Miami Dolphins and the Washington Redskins. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:50

Best Of: Chasing Brian Bosworth For 50 Yards Just To Knock Him Over

5/6/2020
Vince Young came in to the NFL with a lot of promise. He had an amazing run in college as quarterback for the Texas Longhorns. But his career never really took off... He played for Tennessee Titans, Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, and Cleveland Browns. He's now playing in the CFL for Saskatchewan Rough Riders. Ryan Fitzpatrick is also a struggling NFL quarterback. He's done time with St. Louis Rams, Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans, Houston Texans,...

Duration:00:16:30

Best Of: Marriage Tips From Former NFL Stars

5/6/2020
This may or may not be helpful to you at all, but Scott and Jason have both been in long-term marriages and here is their advice. They offer a unique perspective because the life of an NFL player is far from average. Rivals is hosted by Scott Mitchell and Jason Buck, past football rivals, current best friends. Scott played quarterback for The University of Utah and was drafted into the NFL where he played for the Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens. Jason...

Duration:00:19:57

Best Of: Scott Admits He Was Wrong About Quarterbacks Who Transfer

5/6/2020
Scott is admitting he was wrong. He always had the opinion that quarterbacks who transfer in college don't turn out in the NFL but after some research he realized this assumption was wrong. Jason has a different thought about transferring. He says go for it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:08

Does CTE Make NFL Retirees Nervous For Their Own Children

5/1/2020
Scott's son plays high school football. He is actually a quarterback, that makes Scott proud. Scott says he would never put his kids in harms way, although he does think it's ok for them to face adversity and learn lessons from it. He thinks football has some very important lessons to be learned. He feels that way about all sports and hobbies kids are involved in. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:23

Best Of: The Greatest Sports Moment Of All Time

5/1/2020
The anniversary of the miracle on ice just happened. Scott says this is the greatest sporting event of all time. Jason has a snarky response. They agree on one thing, we all love an under dog. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:33

Best Of: This is Why the Washington Redskins Picked Alex Smith as their QB

5/1/2020
The NFL keeps changing. This upcoming offseason will be filled with quarterbacks looking for new homes. The Kansas City Chiefs Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins for a third round pick and cornerback Kendall Fuller. Jason didn’t expect the Redskins to move on from Kirk Cousins but thinks that the Chiefs got a good deal since they picked up Kendall Fuller and now turn to second year quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Scott thought that Alex Smith could go play for the Denver Broncos or the...

Duration:00:22:53

Best Of: Should Undrafted Underclassmen Be Able To Go Back To College Football

4/22/2020
A question that surrounds the NFL Draft. Should players who declare for the NFL Draft before their senior year of college football be able to go back to college football if they are not drafted? Scott Mitchell wishes he had had this opportunity even though he did get drafted. Jason Buck and Scott Mitchell talk about how they think coaches would approach this. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:32

Best Of: Sean Connery Was The D- Lineman of Bonds

4/22/2020
Everyone loves James Bond and everyone has their favorite. That's certainly the case with Rivals hosts Scott Mitchell and Jason Buck. Scott's favorite was Roger Moore. That was the Bond of his childhood. Jason picks Sean Connery because he likes the brawler Bonds like Connery and Daniel Craig. Is it possible Roger Moore was a quarterback Bond? Scott Mitchell played quarterback for University of Utah and Jason Buck was a Defensive Lineman for the BYU Cougars. After college, Mitchell played in...

Duration:00:13:45

Innovations That Changed The NFL

4/22/2020
Pass interference is now reviewable after last year's NFC Championship no call between the Saints and the Rams. Scott thinks this innovation will change the NFL. Scott and Jason talk about the innovations they were apart of during their time in the NFL. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:48

Best Of: Should NFL Dads Put Their Sons In Football

4/14/2020
Rivals hosts Scott Mitchell and Jason Buck talk about their expectations for their children. How much should dads push their kids into a certain career? Scott Mitchell played quarterback for University of Utah and Jason Buck was a Defensive Lineman for the BYU Cougars. After college, Mitchell played in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins, took the Detroit Lions twice to the playoffs, then went to Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals. Scott is also recently known from his time on NBC's The...

Duration:00:16:20

Best Of: Top 100 College Players - Includes Utes, Aggies - Leaves out Cougs

4/8/2020
Sports Illustrated released their list of the top 100 college football players. Bradlee Anae, Jaylon Johnson, Leki Fotu are a few of the Utes who made the list. You will also find an Aggie linebacker on the list. Jason Buck blames independence as to why no BYU Cougars are on the list. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:27

Best Of: The Warren Report Turns The Tables On Rivals

4/1/2020
Warren Fisher of The Warren Report on the Golf Channel Joined Scott and Jason to talk about his favorite football team and whether or not he is a Cougar or a Ute. Warren turns the tables on Scott and Jason and asks them some questions about their football careers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:40

Best Of: Why Stanford (and others) Recruit Return Missionaries From Utah

3/26/2020
Historically Stanford has recruited a lot of LDS football players, especially return missionaries. At Pac-12 Media Day coach David Shaw talked to Scott about why he likes having return missionaries on his team. Jason and Scott discuss whether or not this hurts BYU on the recruiting front. Jason talks about the growth he has seen in the recruiting of LDS players compared to when he played. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:16

The Pac-12 Must Step It Up…Soon

3/17/2020
The Pac-12 seems to be having a bit of turmoil. They just seem to be a little behind the rest of the Power 5 conferences. There have been rumblings of Oregon and USC talking about leaving the conference. Scott said it would be really bad for Utah if USC left the conference. There has to be a gold standard, and traditionally that has been USC. The major message from these rumblings is that the Pac-12 Conference needs to figure it out and up their game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:11:55