Helmets Off

HELMETS OFF is hosted by former NFL and University of Utah football quarterback and reality TV star, Scott Mitchell. In each episode of HELMETS OFF, Scott has a very personal and candid conversation with success people from all walks of life. The listeners of HELMETS OFF get to be a fly on the wall of a personal, insightful and unplugged conversation. They get to see their heroes and maybe their enemies from a different, entertaining and moving perspective. You can learn more at http://1035thearrow/helmetsoff
Russell Wilson’s Future? And What An NFL Offseason Is Really Like   (31:54) February 26, 2021
What is an NFL offseason really like? A former NFL quarterback explains. Scott Mitchell also talks about where he thinks Russel Wilson may end up and some of the best fits for the Seahawks signal caller.
Where Would The Buccaneers Be Without Tom Brady?   (25:34) February 05, 2021
Nowhere.  Scott Mitchell talks about the upcoming Super Bowl and how the Buccaneers wouldn’t be where they are without Tom Brady’s leadership.  Who do you think will win the Super Bowl? 
The Tale Of The Two NFL Quarterbacks & Aaron Rodgers   (23:55) January 29, 2021
Scott is thrilled about the upcoming Super Bowl matchup between Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes. He can’t wait for the Jedi Master to pass the torch to the Padawan.  Mitchell also discusses what he thinks the future of Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay looks like.  Next, we move onto the NFL Draft. Is Zach Wilson […]
Packers Playoff Motivation & Urban Meyer’s Bright Future As NFL Coach   (24:41) January 21, 2021
In today’s episode, Scott has to switch up his Super Bowl picks after the LA Rams lost. Scott talks about why the Packers have been so successful and mentions that Aaron Rodgers should thank Jordan Love for the extra kick of motivation. On the episode, Scott also talks about Urban Meyer’s future as an NFL […]
NFL Playoff Predictions & The College Football Playoff Reruns   (25:54) January 15, 2021
Today on Helmets Off Scott talked about the late Ty Jordan and what he meant to the Utah football program. Scott tells a story of a time he lost a player as coach. Next, Scott airs his grievances with the College Football Playoff. He mentions it is like watching reruns.  Finally. The NFL expert offers […]
Best Sports Moment Of The Year, College Athletics In The Supreme Court   (29:32) December 18, 2020
This will be the last episode of Helmets Off until the New Year. Scott wishes you all a Happy Holidays. We start by having a discussion about whether or not college athletes are amateurs anymore. Scott says absolutely not and things will soon change and the NCAA will no longer have the same amount of […]
A Utah V. BYU Bowl Game? The College Football Playoff? What Happened To The Steelers?   (18:17) December 11, 2020
A lot questions and scenarios being evaluated in this week’s episode of Helmets Off. First Scott talks about a situation proposed by KSL Sports that would have Utah and BYU play in their own rivalry bowl game. Next, Scott tries to break down the mess that is the College Football Playoff and finally he talks […]
Positives For Utah Football, NFL Scheduling Nightmare & Super Bowl Predictions   (20:00) December 03, 2020
Utah football hasn’t won a game yet, two games have been canceled because of an outbreak of COVID-19 and they lost their starting quarterback to shoulder injury. All of that seems pretty gloomy, but Scott is here to soothe Ute fans with the positives he sees for this one. The big one being that IT […]
Will Utah Football Finally Open The Season? And NFL Players Being Their Own Agents   (19:32) November 20, 2020
After having their first two games canceled due to COVID-19, will the Utah Utes finally play their first game of the season against the USC Trojans at Rice Eccles Stadium? Scott Mitchell is optimistic. Bobbly Wagner and DeAndre Hopkins decided to become their own agents, which is rare in the NFL. Scott discusses why he […]
Utah Quarterback Watch & Tom Brady’s Fall From Grace   (17:35) November 13, 2020
THIS EPISODE WAS RECORDED PRIOR TO UTAH’S GAME AGAINST UCLA. How do cancellations impact the Utah quarterback battle? Scott weighs on. He also talks about Tom Brady’s brutal loss to the Saints and what it means for his career.
Utah Football QB Watch, The Return Of Alex Smith & NFL Injuries   (21:33) October 15, 2020
This week on Helmets Off Scott is breaking down the quarterback battle happening at the University of Utah. Coach Whittingham hopes to have a decision made sometimes this week. Scott recommends they make a decision as soon as possible in order to establish the leader of the offense. Next, Scott talks about former Utah quarterback […]
Utah Football Quarterback Battle, NFL Quarterbacks Making History & Drafting Quarterbacks   (25:50) October 08, 2020
Today is all about the best (in Scott’s opinion) position on the field. First we are talking about the first true quarterback battle the University of Utah football team has seen in a while. Scott gives an analysis on what to look for as the Utes go through fall camp. Next, Scott gives his idea […]
NFL COVID Snowball? Will It Throw Players Off? Turf Or Natural?   (18:56) October 02, 2020
We are all NFL this week on Helmets Off.  First, Scott talks about the biggest story in the NFL, which is the first game postponement of the season due to players testing positive for COVID-19. He talks about this could snowball and impact the rest of the season, because the NFL schedule is a very […]
NFL Week 1 & The Big Ten Leaving The Pac-12 In Chaos   (28:06) September 17, 2020
NFL Football is finally back. Scott Mitchell, former NFL quarterback gives his week 1 takeaways. From Tom Brady being lackluster for former Utah Football RB Zack Moss’ touchdown. All in all, we are just happy football is back. Next, Scott discusses the disaster that is Pac-12 football. The Big Ten was the only other conference […]
Pac-12 Image Problem Will Keep Getting Worse And Utes To Watch In The NFL   (22:57) August 27, 2020
The Pac-12 already had an image problem before they decided to cancel fall football along with the Big Ten, now, the problem will grow. Not playing a season when other conferences are will hurt their image and their name, according to Scott, especially since the College Football Playoff is happening and the Rose Bowl is […]
Cancelled Fall Sports, Spring Football & How That Benefits Some Teams   (29:20) August 14, 2020
The Pac-12 and the Big Ten pulled the plug on fall sports, including football, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Both conferences said there is a possibility of spring football. Scott explains why is initial reaction to that was that it will never work but he then explains how he thought it through and that it […]
Pac-12 Player Demands, Larry Scott’s Response & NFL Rookies   (33:45) August 07, 2020
Today we are taking two segments to break down the Pac-12 players behind the We Are United campaign and their wants/demands from the conference. We start with the players and finish with Larry Scott’s response. Scott says what he would do if he were in Scott’s shoes. Finally, on a lighter note, Scott talks about […]
Zero Positive NBA Tests, The NFL & COVID-19 & College Football Changes   (24:02) July 23, 2020
Today’s episode of Helmets Off with Scott Mitchell is all about what sports leagues will look like during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.  First – The NBA.  In the Orlando Bubble, the league had zero positive coronavirus tests and starts games this week. They are a true model for what a comeback should look […]
Washington NFL Team Name Change & The Silver Lining Of Conference Only Schedules   (20:21) July 15, 2020
The Washington NFL announced they would be changing their name due to it being a racial slur. Scott offers his thoughts.  The Big Ten and the Pac-12 announced they would only be playing conference football schedules in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Other conferences may follow suit if there is even a season at […]
Morgan Scalley, Patrick Mahomes and The End Of Pro Baseball   (37:06) July 10, 2020
In this episode of Helmets Off, Scott Mitchell, former Utah QB and Utes radio analyst discusses the reinstatement of Morgan Scalley after he was suspending pending an investigation into a 2013 incident when he used a racial slur. Scott also discusses Patrick Mahomes and the giant payday he received. And on the other side of […]