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Heisman Winner And Former NFL Quarterback Ty Detmer To Speak In Santa Clarita

The public has been invited to meet Ty Detmer and hear him speak and answer questions as he visits the Santa Clarita Valley on Sunday, September 27.

Ty Detmer won the Heisman Trophy, college football's highest honor, in 1990 while playing college football at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. His final college football career statistics included 1,530 pass attempts; 958 completions; 15,031 passing yards; 121 touchdown passes; 14,665 yards of total defense; 135 total touchdowns and a 162.7 passer rating. All of these totals established NCAA national records at the time.

He went on to play for six teams during his 14 year NFL career: the Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons.

"We welcome all to come hear Ty share meaningful, life experiences surrounding his outstanding and successful football career; and, more importantly, his life and faith," said President Richard Wirthlin, 1st Counselor in the Stake Presidency. "Ty looks forward to meeting with athletes, coaches and others in the community in an informal setting to share his thoughts and to answer questions".

The event will be held between 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - 19513 Drycliff Street, Canyon Country.

Detmer was a guest on KHTS AM-1220 this week, and you can hear the podcast of his interview by clicking the player below.

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