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Steve Young

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11, 1961
Salt Lake City, UT
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11, 1961 (age 58)
Salt Lake City, UT


Legendary San Francisco 49ers quarterback who followed Joe Montana and was named Super Bowl XXIX MVP. He became a popular ESPN football analyst after retirement.

Before Fame

After playing college football at BYU, he signed an unprecedented 10-year, $40 million contract with the Los Angeles Express of the USFL in 1984.


After his stint in the USFL, he played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the 49ers in the NFL. He was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001.

Family Life

Mormon leader and BYU namesake Brigham Young was his great-great-great-grandfather. He married Barbara Graham in 2000 and the couple has two sons and a daughter.

Associated With

He starred in several commercials with Jerry Rice while they were teammates on the 49ers.