Steve Young

Steve Young

Jon Steven Young (born October 11, 1961) is a former professional American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers. He also played for the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League (USFL). Young played college football for Brigham Young University (BYU), setting school and NCAA records en route to being runner-up for the 1983 Heisman Trophy. Young was named the AP's NFL Most Valuable Player in 1992 and 1994, and was the MVP of Super Bowl XXIX. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Young has received more than 3,187,573 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular american football player.

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Among american football players, Steve Young ranks 17 out of 43Before him are Lawrence Taylor, Jerry Rice, John Elway, Walter Payton, Brett Favre, and Cam Newton. After him are Colin Kaepernick, Andrew Luck, Eli Manning, Troy Aikman, Aaron Rodgers, and Rob Gronkowski.

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Among people born in United States, Steve Young ranks 9,619 out of 12,171Before him are Mitch Daniels (1949), Aries Merritt (1985), André 3000 (1975), Bonnie Blair (1964), Ken Bowersox (1956), and Todd Graff (1959). After him are Dolores Gray (1924), Ben Shapiro (1984), Sara Rue (1979), Greg Foster (1958), Rick Malambri (1982), and Bart Johnson (1970).


Among american football players born in United States, Steve Young ranks 17Before him are Lawrence Taylor (1959), Jerry Rice (1962), John Elway (1960), Walter Payton (1954), Brett Favre (1969), and Cam Newton (1989). After him are Colin Kaepernick (1987), Andrew Luck (1989), Eli Manning (1981), Troy Aikman (1966), Aaron Rodgers (1983), and Rob Gronkowski (1989).

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