Twitter

Several athletes who are also members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have embraced Twitter. Notable names like NBA rookie Jimmer Fredette, promising high school recruit Jabari Parker, Olympic gold medalist Torah Bright and Baltimore pitcher Jeremy Guthrie are among many who have taken to the social media as a means of interacting with fans and peers. This is a list of 25 LDS athletes with active Twitter accounts. Read the story here: Quite a following: Mormon major leaguer catches on with Twitter See Trent's list on Twitter

Thurl Bailey, @bigTbailey
Twitter

Won an NCAA championship at North Carolina State and enjoyed a long professional basketball career. Today Thurl is an NBA analyst, inspirational speaker, singer, songwriter and father.

Mark Madsen, @madsen_mark
Twitter

Former Stanford All-American and 9-year NBA veteran is now pursuing an MBA at Stanford University.

Tom Holmoe, @TomHolmoe
Twitter

California native won three super bowl rings the San Francisco 49ers. He was the head football coach at the University of California-Berkeley and is now BYU’s director of athletics.

Deuce Lutui, @DeuceLutui
Twitter

The Arizona native played football at Snow College and USC before he was drafted to be an anchor on the offensive line for the Arizona Cardinals.

Trevor Matich, @TMatich
Twitter

Member of the 1984 BYU national championship team, now an ESPN college football analyst.

Torah Bright, @TorahBright
Twitter

Australian snowboarder and Olympic gold medalist.

Jeff Chatman, @jeffchat
Twitter

Alabama native played basketball for BYU from 1985-88. Has gone on to become an entrepreneur and real estate investor.

Jabari Parker, @JabariParker22
Twitter

At age 16, the high school star from Chicago is the top prep recruits in the country.

Jeremy Guthrie, @JGuthrie46
Twitter

A right-handed pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles.

Dale Murphy, @DaleMurphy3
Twitter

During an 18-year MLB career, Murphy played for the Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies and Colorado Rockies, and earned back-to-back MVP awards.

Brock Zylstra, @brockzylstra
Twitter

A junior guard and forward for the BYU basketball team.

Cael Sanderson, @Caelsanderson
Twitter

Olympic gold medalist, only undefeated 4-time NCAA champion, and currently the head wrestling coach at Penn State.

Sione Pouha, @Pouha91
Twitter

A former standout at the University of Utah, now starting on the defensive line for the New York Jets.

Jimmer Fredette, @jimmerfredette
Twitter

A former BYU all-American who now plays for the Sacramento Kings.

Jake Murphy, @Diggie82
Twitter

A sophomore fullback/tight end at the University of Utah.

Joe DuPaix, @dupaix
Twitter

He is the running backs coach and recruiting coordinator at BYU.

Britton Johnsen, @Britthoops
Twitter

Played basketball for the University of Utah, the NBA and in Europe.

Todd Heap, @ToddHeap86
Twitter

Played at Arizona State and several years with the Baltimore Ravens before he was signed by the Arizona Cardinals in 2011.

Vai Sikahema, @VaiSikahema
Twitter

Former BYU and NFL football player, now a sports broadcaster in Philadelphia.

Steve Cleveland, @CoachCleve22
Twitter

Former BYU and Fresno State head basketball coach who now works as a college basketball analyst for BYUtv.

David Nixon, @D_Nixon
Twitter

Former BYU linebacker, now with the St. Louis Rams.

Blaine Fowler, @bfowler16
Twitter

Played quarterback for BYU before becoming a football and basketball television analyst for NBC sports, the Mountain Sports Network and BYUtv.

Chad Ford, @chadfordinsider
Twitter

A faculty member at BYU-Hawaii and NBA analyst for ESPN.

Mark Durrant, @DurrantMark
Twitter

Wore the BYU basketball uniform in the early 1990s. Currently a color commentator for KSL Radio’s BYU basketball broadcasts.

Peter Vidmar, @PeterVidmar
Twitter

Olympic gymnast and gold medalist, speaker, fitness advocate, cyclist, surfer, runner, husband and father.