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Steve Young

Born: Oct 11, 1961

Birthplace: Salt Lake City

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Steve Young

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1961
Birth Place : Salt Lake City

Jon Steven "Steve" Young is a former professional American football quarterback who played 14 seasons in the National Football League. Young played college football for Brigham Young University, and played professionally for the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League, and the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Francisco 49ers. Young was named the Most Valuable Player of the NFL in 1992 and 1994, and the MVP of Super Bowl XXIX. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. At the time of his retirement, he had the highest passer rating among NFL quarterbacks who have thrown at least 1,500 passing attempts, and is currently ranked third. He is also still ranked highest amongst retired players. His 43 career rushing touchdowns is an NFL record among quarterbacks, while his 4,239 rushing yards ranks 3rd all time. Young also won a record six NFL passer rating titles.

Profession


  • American football player

Also known as


  • J. Steven Young
  • Steven J Young
  • Jon Steven Young

Parents


  • LeGrande "Grit" Young

Spouse


  • Barbara Graham

Children


  • Braden Steven Young
  • Summer Young
  • Jackson Graham Young

Awards Won


  • Best Male Athlete ESPY Award
  • AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award
  • AP Most Valuable Player
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