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How Luther Elliss was 'biggest change' for Utes, and how his life has changed since

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SALT LAKE CITY — Luther Elliss is a "Utah Man" through and through.

The former consensus All-American was one of the best defensive players to ever play at the University of Utah, thanks to a recruiting visit by then-head coach Ron McBride.

"Coach Mac made a lasting impression, and he's still very much a part of our lives," Elliss said.

At 49 years old, Elliss is back at Utah coaching the defensive tackles, but his story is even more amazing off the field. Elliss shares that story of his life in the NFL, his large family, and especially his faith. View the video above to hear his story and to see was Elliss is doing today.

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