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Steve Young
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Young in 1990
No. 8
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: October 11, 1961 (1961-10-11) (ageĀ 58)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Career information
College: Brigham Young
NFL Draft: 1984 / Round: 1 / Pick:
Supplemental draft
Debuted in 1986
Last played in 1999
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 7x Pro Bowl selection (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)
  • 7x All-Pro selection (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)
  • 3x Super Bowl champion (XXIII, XXIV, XXIX)
  • Super Bowl XXIX MVP
  • 2x NFL MVP (1992, 1994)
  • 2x PFWA NFL MVP (1992, 1994)
  • 2x NEA NFL MVP (1992, 1994)
  • 1992 NFL Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2x UPI NFC Player of the Year (1992, 1994)
  • 2x Bert Bell Award (1992, 1994)
  • 1983 Davey O'Brien Award

Records

  • NFL Record 96.8 career QB Rating
  • NFL Record 43 career QB Rushing Touchdowns
  • Super Bowl Record 6 Touchdown passes - Super Bowl XXIX
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT 232-107
Yards 33,124
QB Rating 96.8
Stats at NFL.com
Pro Football Hall of Fame
College Football Hall of Fame

Steve Young (born Jon Steven Young on October 11, 1961 in Salt Lake City, Utah), is a former quarterback for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXIX. He is now in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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