#8 | Quarterback | San Francisco 49ers | Roster
Profile | Statistics | Career Notes
Through September 27, 1999
Weight: 215 lbs.
Born: October 11, 1961
College: Brigham Young
Drafted: Selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round (first pick overall) of the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft.
Acquired: Re-signed by the San Francisco 49ers as a free agent on May 3, 1991.
Consensus All-American and Heisman Trophy runner-up to Nebraska's Mike Rozier in 1983 ... Completed 71.3 percent (306-429 for 3,902 yards and 33 TDs) of his passes as a senior for the highest single-season percentage in NCAA history at the time ... BYU won 11 of 12 games, including a Holiday Bowl victory over Missouri, in 1983, as he passed for better that 300 yards in all but two of the games.
Jon Steven Young ... Born in Salt Lake City and attended Greenwich High School in Connecticut ... Great-great-great grandson of Brigham Young ... Received a law degree ... Named Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Professional Athlete of the Year for 1992 ... Contestant on "Wheel of Fortune" during the 1993 off-season ... Organized and manages the Forever Young Foundation, which benefits Bay Area and Utah youth-oriented charities.