BYU’s first Jewish QB brings faith, fervor to synagogue-less Utah County

By Jay Drew, Deseret News: Samuel L. Spector, leader of Congregation Kol Ami in Salt Lake City, had a quick and witty response when Jake Retzlaff called from Provo a few months ago to let the young rabbi know that he is playing quarterback for BYU and Jewish, a sentence that almost certainly he had never heard uttered before.

“I’ve always thought BYU needed more Jewish quarterbacks,” said Spector, according to Retzlaff, a transfer from California’s Riverside City College.

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