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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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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 21, 2014 11:25AM
All-Time Rank: #36. Kurt Warner… #37. Marshall Faulk… #38. Sonny Jurgensen… #39. STEVE YOUNG… #40. Merlin Olsen… #41. Andre Reed… #42. Ronnie Lott… 

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD AV
1985 24 TAM qb 8 5 5 1-4-0 72 138 52.2 935 3 2.2 8 5.8 59 6.8 4.6 13.0 187.0 56.9 21 158 4.89 3.00 13.2 1 1 4
1986 25 TAM QB 8 14 14 2-12-0 195 363 53.7 2282 8 2.2 13 3.6 46 6.3 5.1 11.7 163.0 65.5 47 326 4.77 3.73 11.5 9
1987 26 SFO qb 8 8 3 2-1-0 37 69 53.6 570 10 14.5 0 0.0 50 8.3 11.2 15.4 71.3 120.8 3 25 7.57 10.35 4.2 4
1988 27 SFO qb 8 11 3 2-1-0 54 101 53.5 680 3 3.0 3 3.0 73 6.7 6.0 12.6 61.8 72.2 13 75 5.31 4.65 11.4 1 1 4
1989 28 SFO qb 8 10 3 3-0-0 64 92 69.6 1001 8 8.7 3 3.3 50 10.9 11.2 15.6 100.1 120.8 12 84 8.82 9.06 11.5 0 1 5
1990 29 SFO qb 8 6 1 0-1-0 38 62 61.3 427 2 3.2 0 0.0 34 6.9 7.5 11.2 71.2 92.6 8 41 5.51 6.09 11.4 1 1 2
1991 30 SFO QB 8 11 10 5-5-0 180 279 64.5 2517 17 6.1 8 2.9 97 9.0 8.9 14.0 228.8 101.8 13 79 8.35 8.28 4.5 14
1992*+ 31 SFO QB 8 16 16 14-2-0 268 402 66.7 3465 25 6.2 7 1.7 80 8.6 9.1 12.9 216.6 107.0 29 152 7.69 8.12 6.7 3 5 22
1993*+ 32 SFO QB 8 16 16 10-6-0 314 462 68.0 4023 29 6.3 16 3.5 80 8.7 8.4 12.8 251.4 101.5 31 160 7.84 7.55 6.3 23
1994*+ 33 SFO QB 8 16 16 13-3-0 324 461 70.3 3969 35 7.6 10 2.2 69 8.6 9.2 12.3 248.1 112.8 31 163 7.74 8.24 6.3 1 1 23
1995* 34 SFO QB 8 11 11 8-3-0 299 447 66.9 3200 20 4.5 11 2.5 57 7.2 6.9 10.7 290.9 92.3 25 115 6.54 6.33 5.3 14
1996* 35 SFO QB 8 12 12 9-3-0 214 316 67.7 2410 14 4.4 6 1.9 52 7.6 7.7 11.3 200.8 97.2 34 160 6.43 6.46 9.7 2 2 12
1997* 36 SFO QB 8 15 15 12-3-0 241 356 67.7 3029 19 5.3 6 1.7 82 8.5 8.8 12.6 201.9 104.7 35 220 7.18 7.47 9.0 1 1 14
1998* 37 SFO QB 8 15 15 11-4-0 322 517 62.3 4170 36 7.0 12 2.3 81 8.1 8.4 13.0 278.0 101.1 48 234 6.97 7.28 8.5 3 4 19
1999 38 SFO qb 8 3 3 2-1-0 45 84 53.6 446 3 3.6 4 4.8 53 5.3 3.9 9.9 148.7 60.9 8 63 4.16 2.86 8.7 1 0 2
Career 169 143 94-49-0 2667 4149 64.3 33124 232 5.6 107 2.6 97 8.0 7.9 12.4 196.0 96.8 358 2055 6.89 6.85 7.9 14 17 171
13 yrs SFO 150 124 91-33-0 2400 3648 65.8 29907 221 6.1 86 2.4 97 8.2 8.3 12.5 199.4 101.4 290 1571 7.20 7.34 7.4 13 16 158
2 yrs TAM 19 19 3-16-0 267 501 53.3 3217 11 2.2 21 4.2 59 6.4 5.0 12.0 169.3 63.1 68 484 4.80 3.53 12.0 1 1 13

Playoff Record as Starting QB: 1992 (1-1), 1993 (1-1), 1994 (3-0), 1995 (0-1), 1996 (1-1), 1997 (1-1), 1998 (1-1)
Playoff Comebacks: 1998 (1)
Playoff Game-Winning Drives: 1998 (1)

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1985 24 TAM qb 8 5 5 1-4-0 138 94 81 81 75 88 78 77 69 77
1986 25 TAM QB 8 14 14 2-12-0 363 84 77 88 83 95 78 106 79 88
1987 26 SFO qb 8 8 3 2-1-0 69 127 134 168 173 96 209 156 119 160
1988 27 SFO qb 8 11 3 2-1-0 101 94 86 99 94 95 87 113 73 97
1989 28 SFO qb 8 10 3 3-0-0 92 182 156 166 151 149 155 107 70 159
1990 29 SFO qb 8 6 1 0-1-0 62 97 90 119 111 119 92 152 72 123
1991 30 SFO QB 8 11 10 5-5-0 279 145 145 140 140 127 126 111 117 135
1992*+ 31 SFO QB 8 16 16 14-2-0 402 134 132 142 139 129 130 126 102 142
1993*+ 32 SFO QB 8 16 16 10-6-0 462 138 136 133 132 130 133 99 103 133
1994*+ 33 SFO QB 8 16 16 13-3-0 461 139 136 143 141 138 147 115 100 147
1995* 34 SFO QB 8 11 11 8-3-0 447 110 114 113 116 130 107 112 106 120
1996* 35 SFO QB 8 12 12 9-3-0 316 123 114 124 119 139 106 120 80 128
1997* 36 SFO QB 8 15 15 12-3-0 356 134 127 133 128 142 114 122 88 134
1998* 37 SFO QB 8 15 15 11-4-0 517 123 121 126 125 123 130 112 92 128
1999 38 SFO qb 8 3 3 2-1-0 84 76 73 76 74 86 95 80 90 80
Career 169 143 94-49-0 4149

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1985 24 TAM qb 8 5 5 40 233 1 20 5.8 46.6 8.0 233 1 4
1986 25 TAM QB 8 14 14 74 425 5 31 5.7 30.4 5.3 425 5 11
1987 26 SFO qb 8 8 3 26 190 1 29 7.3 23.8 3.3 190 1 0
1988 27 SFO qb 8 11 3 27 184 1 49 6.8 16.7 2.5 184 1 5
1989 28 SFO qb 8 10 3 38 126 2 22 3.3 12.6 3.8 126 2 2
1990 29 SFO qb 8 6 1 15 159 0 31 10.6 26.5 2.5 159 0 1
1991 30 SFO QB 8 11 10 66 415 4 21 6.3 37.7 6.0 415 4 3
1992*+ 31 SFO QB 8 16 16 76 537 4 39 7.1 33.6 4.8 537 4 9
1993*+ 32 SFO QB 8 16 16 69 407 2 35 5.9 25.4 4.3 2 2 1.0 0 6 0.1 0.1 409 2 8
1994*+ 33 SFO QB 8 16 16 58 293 7 27 5.1 18.3 3.6 293 7 4
1995* 34 SFO QB 8 11 11 50 250 3 29 5.0 22.7 4.5 250 3 3
1996* 35 SFO QB 8 12 12 52 310 4 33 6.0 25.8 4.3 310 4 3
1997* 36 SFO QB 8 15 15 50 199 3 13 4.0 13.3 3.3 199 3 4
1998* 37 SFO QB 8 15 15 70 454 6 24 6.5 30.3 4.7 454 6 9
1999 38 SFO qb 8 3 3 11 57 0 14 5.2 19.0 3.7 57 0 2
Career 169 143 722 4239 43 49 5.9 25.1 4.3 2 2 1.0 0 6 0.0 0.0 4241 43 68
13 yrs SFO 150 124 608 3581 37 49 5.9 23.9 4.1 2 2 1.0 0 6 0.0 0.0 3583 37 53
2 yrs TAM 19 19 114 658 6 31 5.8 34.6 6.0 658 6 15

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1985 24 TAM qb 8 5 5 0 4 1 -1 0
1986 25 TAM QB 8 14 14 0 11 4 -24 0
1988 27 SFO qb 8 11 3 0 5 2 -10 0
1989 28 SFO qb 8 10 3 0 2 1 0 0
1990 29 SFO qb 8 6 1 0 1 0 0 0
1991 30 SFO QB 8 11 10 0 3 1 -6 0
1992*+ 31 SFO QB 8 16 16 0 9 3 -13 0
1993*+ 32 SFO QB 8 16 16 0 8 2 -4 0
1994*+ 33 SFO QB 8 16 16 0 4 1 -4 0
1995* 34 SFO QB 8 11 11 0 3 0 0 0
1996* 35 SFO QB 8 12 12 0 3 1 0 0
1997* 36 SFO QB 8 15 15 0 4 2 -11 0
1998* 37 SFO QB 8 15 15 0 9 1 0 0
1999 38 SFO qb 8 3 3 0 2 0 0 0
Career 169 143 0 68 19 -73 0
13 yrs SFO 150 124 0 53 14 -48 0
2 yrs TAM 19 19 0 15 5 -25 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1985 24 TAM qb 8 5 5 1 1 6
1986 25 TAM QB 8 14 14 5 5 30
1987 26 SFO qb 8 8 3 1 1 6
1988 27 SFO qb 8 11 3 1 1 6
1989 28 SFO qb 8 10 3 2 2 12
1991 30 SFO QB 8 11 10 4 4 24
1992*+ 31 SFO QB 8 16 16 4 4 24
1993*+ 32 SFO QB 8 16 16 2 2 12
1994*+ 33 SFO QB 8 16 16 7 7 42
1995* 34 SFO QB 8 11 11 3 3 18
1996* 35 SFO QB 8 12 12 4 4 1 26
1997* 36 SFO QB 8 15 15 3 3 18
1998* 37 SFO QB 8 15 15 6 6 36
Career 169 143 43 43 1 260
13 yrs SFO 150 124 37 37 1 224
2 yrs TAM 19 19 6 6 36
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Trent Edwards, Steve Fuller, Quincy Carter, Kerry Collins, Vinny Testaverde, Joey Harrington, John Hadl, Mike Pagel, Billy Wade, Earl Morrall
4 Kerry Collins, Steve Fuller, Joey Harrington, Earl Morrall, Quincy Carter, Trent Edwards, J.P. Losman, Dick Wood, Jeff George, Adrian Burk
5 Joey Harrington, Kerry Collins, Steve Fuller, Tom Matte, Earl Morrall, Adrian Burk, Mike Tomczak, Jack Trudeau, Don Meredith, Frank Ryan
6 Steve Fuller, Joey Harrington, Kerry Collins, John Friesz, Mike Tomczak, Tom Flores, Lamar McHan, Bobby Douglass, Bill Munson, Steve DeBerg
7 Jeff George, Mike Phipps, Jim Hart, Roman Gabriel, Bobby Douglass, David Woodley, Pat Haden, Tony Eason, Don Meredith, Kordell Stewart
8 Marc Bulger, Bill Nelsen, Frank Ryan, Sonny Jurgensen*, Roman Gabriel, Mark Rypien, Ed Brown, Greg Landry, Kurt Warner, Bert Jones
9 Daunte Culpepper, Jay Schroeder, Kordell Stewart, Don Meredith, Jeff Garcia, Bert Jones, Dan Fouts*, Randall Cunningham, Aaron Rodgers, Danny White
10 Dan Fouts*, Greg Landry, Daunte Culpepper, Bert Jones, Joe Theismann, Jeff Garcia, Steve Grogan, Bart Starr*, Trent Green, Randall Cunningham
11 Dan Fouts*, Daunte Culpepper, Bert Jones, Trent Green, Ken Anderson, Bart Starr*, Steve Grogan, Kurt Warner, Boomer Esiason, Joe Namath*
12 Dan Fouts*, Ken Anderson, Joe Theismann, Drew Brees, Randall Cunningham, Jeff Garcia, Boomer Esiason, Roger Staubach*, Tom Brady, Kurt Warner
13 Dan Fouts*, Ken Anderson, Kurt Warner, Trent Green, Steve McNair, Tom Brady, Joe Montana*, Drew Brees, Fran Tarkenton*, Dan Marino*
14 Dan Fouts*, Ken Anderson, Tom Brady, Dan Marino*, Joe Montana*, Fran Tarkenton*, Drew Brees, Roger Staubach*, Johnny Unitas*, Sonny Jurgensen*
15 Dan Fouts*, Ken Anderson, Tom Brady, Johnny Unitas*, Joe Montana*, Steve McNair, Drew Brees, Fran Tarkenton*, Randall Cunningham, Roger Staubach*
Career Dan Fouts*, Ken Anderson, Joe Montana*, Randall Cunningham, Tom Brady, Boomer Esiason, Roger Staubach*, Rich Gannon, Steve McNair, Donovan McNabb

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1985 24 5 QB 63 36
1986 25 14 QB 170 12 75
1987 26 8 QB 88 26
1988 27 11 QB 58 34
1989 28 10 QB 91 30
1990 29 6 QB 41 36
1991 30 11 QB 218 61 6 19
1992 31 16 QB 302 136 1 5
1993 32 16 QB 298 129 1 3
1994 33 16 QB 354 173 1 2
1995 34 11 QB 229 22 10 53
1996 35 12 QB 197 35 7 41
1997 36 15 QB 223 28 9 49
1998 37 15 QB 376 179 1 3
1999 38 3 QB 28 53
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