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Steve Young

Jon Steven Young

Position: QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 215 lbs.
Throws: Left

Born: October 11, 1961 in Salt Lake City, UT
High School: Greenwich
College: BYU   (school history)    (Young college stats)
Drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 135 (14th overall since 1950)
7-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2005

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Steve Young's Career 4th quarter comebacks and game-winning drives

The research for this page was done by Scott Kacsmar. Read his extensive three-part article (Part I - Part II - Part III) for full details.

View complete leaderboards for game-winning drives and comebacks.

14 fourth quarter comebacks, 17 game-winning drives

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1985 12 1985-11-24 24-044 TAM DET W 19-16 16 27 59.26% 167 0 0 77.2 6.19 6.19 10 60 6.00 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
2 1988 9 1988-10-30 27-019 SFO MIN W 24-21 14 25 56.00% 232 1 0 100.7 9.28 10.08 7 72 10.29 1 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
3 1989 6 1989-10-15 28-004 SFO @ DAL W 31-14 13 18 72.22% 174 2 1 116.4 9.67 9.39 11 79 7.18 0 GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
4 1990 16 1990-12-30 29-080 SFO @ MIN W 20-17 15 24 62.50% 205 2 0 117.5 8.54 10.21 6 59 9.83 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
5 1992 4 1992-09-27 30-352 SFO @ NOR W 16-10 17 26 65.38% 187 0 0 86.5 7.19 7.19 8 65 8.13 0 GWD
6 1992 5 1992-10-04 30-359 SFO RAM W 27-24 20 29 68.97% 247 0 1 80.7 8.52 6.97 3 60 20.00 2 4QC / GWD
7 1992 6 1992-10-11 31-000 SFO @ NWE W 24-12 19 27 70.37% 234 2 1 106.1 8.67 8.48 9 69 7.67 0 4QC / GWD
8 1992 10 1992-11-15 31-035 SFO NOR W 21-20 24 37 64.86% 205 2 1 86.0 5.54 5.41 8 58 7.25 1 4QC / GWD
9 1992 15 1992-12-19 31-069 SFO TAM W 21-14 18 31 58.06% 270 3 0 119.0 8.71 10.65 6 42 7.00 0 GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
10 1994 11 1994-11-20 33-040 SFO RAM W 31-27 30 44 68.18% 325 4 0 120.0 7.39 9.20 10 23 2.30 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
11 1996 7 1996-10-20 35-009 SFO CIN W 28-21 19 30 63.33% 274 2 3 75.6 9.13 5.97 10 45 4.50 1 4QC / GWD
12 1996 12 1996-11-24 35-044 SFO @ WAS W 19-16 33 41 80.49% 295 0 0 96.6 7.20 7.20 4 25 6.25 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
13 1997 9 1997-11-02 36-022 SFO DAL W 17-10 15 23 65.22% 180 0 1 70.9 7.83 5.87 3 3 1.00 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
14 1998 1 1998-09-06 36-330 SFO NYJ W 36-30 26 46 56.52% 363 3 1 94.7 7.89 8.22 2 14 7.00 0 4QC / GWD
15 1998 6 1998-10-18 37-007 SFO IND W 34-31 33 51 64.71% 331 2 0 96.1 6.49 7.27 8 60 7.50 2 4QC / GWD
16 1998 13 1998-12-06 37-056 SFO @ CAR W 31-28 19 31 61.29% 213 2 1 89.9 6.87 6.71 6 29 4.83 0 GWD
17 1998 17 1999-01-03 37-084 SFO GNB W 30-27 18 32 56.25% 182 3 2 77.9 5.69 4.75 3 16 5.33 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
18 1999 2 1999-09-19 37-343 SFO NOR W 28-21 23 35 65.71% 258 2 1 94.7 7.37 7.23 3 13 4.33 0 4QC