Jon Steven "Steve" Young (born October 11, 1961) is a former professional American football quarterback who played 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Young played college football for Brigham Young University (BYU), and played professionally for the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League (USFL), 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 (96.8), 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.
By Dean Hanley
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