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A big stage awaits Utah QB Jason Shelley, and supporters say he has been ‘preparing his whole life’ for this

Nov 06, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

As a toddler, Jason Shelley II would grab a football and stage his own games, even tackling himself.

That part won't be necessary Saturday, when Shelley will make his first start as a college quarterback and the visiting Oregon Ducks will supply the defense.

Shelley’s father and high school coach say Utah’s redshirt freshman QB has been “preparing his whole life” for this moment, and that’s barely an exaggeration. He was throwing touchdown passes in flag football as a 5-yea...